WIT Press


Comparison Of European Port Authorities

Price

Free (open access)

Volume

39

Pages

9

Published

1998

Size

748 kb

Paper DOI

10.2495/MAR980031

Copyright

WIT Press

Author(s)

G. Barba, S. Costa & F. Empoldi

Abstract

The paper will outline different management approaches and different organisational structures inside the Port Authorities of some of the major European ports. This research has been carried out within the framework of a continuous training project for the Ligurian port-related activities launched by the Port Authorities of Genoa, La Spezia and Savona, in partnership with the Ligurian Regional Administration, thanks partly to funding from the European Union (July 1997 - May 1998). The ports analysed are: Antwerp, Bilbao, Genova, Hamburg, La Spezia, Rotterdam and Savona. All these profiles and the comparisons have been made on the basis of direct interviews with senior managers from these ports. The paper will present final results of the comparison between the 7 ports, on the following topics: •

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