Publication
Title
Complementarity and substitutability among adjacent gateway ports
Author
Abstract
The author considers complementarity and substitutability among container ports located in a single gateway region. The level of substitutability from a shipping lines perspective is assessed by means of an analysis of revealed preferences in the port-calling pattern of vessels deployed on different trade routes. The author also identifies and analyzes the factors contributing to levels of port substitutability as perceived by shipping lines. The methodology is applied to the Rhine Scheldt Delta, a major European multiport gateway region. It is demonstrated that the large load centres in the Delta are increasingly acting as substitutes, while each of the smaller container ports functions more as a complement to one of the large load centres.
Language
English
Source (journal)
Environment and planning : A : international journal of urban and regional research. - London, 1974, currens
Publication
London : 2009
ISSN
0308-518X [print]
1472-3409 [online]
Volume/pages
41(2009), p. 743-762
ISI
000264734900015
Full text (Publishers DOI)
UAntwerpen
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Affiliation
Publications with a UAntwerp address
External links
Web of Science
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Last edited 16.05.2017
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