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Economics in relation to port development

Buchanan, George Sir.

Economics in relation to port development

by Buchanan, George Sir.

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Published by East African Standard in Nairobi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Kenya -- Economic policy.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Sir George Buchanan.
    ContributionsKenya.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination8p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19810594M

      Port Economics is the study of the economic decisions (and their consequences) of the users and providers of port services. A port works as an "engine" for economic development. This book provides a detailed discussion of port freight service users, such as freight water and land carriers, that have their ships and vehicles serviced and their cargoes unloaded by ports, as well as passenger. In many cases, economic instruments can provide more flexibility for polluters to find low-cost opportunities to reduce negative environmental impacts than what bans and standards do. As mentioned, a number of economic instruments are being applied to address negative environmental impacts of port – and the related shipping – activities.

    Port Management looks at the numerous types of business interactions that occur at active ports. These include cooperating with other ports, coordinating deliveries with ships, overseeing port development, advertising and promotion, and enforcing security and environmental protection initiatives. LUO DONG XI and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at port logistics characteristics and development trend port logistics functions port logistics affect the economic development of port logistics The relationship factors port city port logistics and regional.

    Lee, T.C., Lee, P.T.W. and Chen, T. () Economic Impact Analysis of Port Development on the South African Economy, South African Journal of Economics, 80(2), – CrossRef Google Scholar Maritime Education Research and Information Technology (MERIT) (Pty) Ltd. () Report on the Economic Evaluation of the Proposed Port of Ngqura and. nitude of the economic impact which re sults from port development for the fol lowing reasons: 1. Data on employment, revenues, pay rolls, and other costs for the suppliers of port-related services are not easily accessible. 2. The role that the port's existence plays in the economic development .


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Economics in relation to port development by Buchanan, George Sir. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Port Economics, Management and Policy analyses the contemporary port industry and how ports are organized to serve the needs of the global economy, as well as regional and local development. Using a conceptual background that is supported by extensive fieldwork and empirical observations, such as the analysis of flows, ports and the strategies.

Book Description. Port Economics is the study of the economic decisions (and their consequences) of the users and providers of port services. A port works as an "engine" for economic development.

This book provides a detailed discussion of port freight service users, such as freight water and land carriers, that have their ships and vehicles serviced and their cargoes unloaded by. Port Economics is the study of the economic decisions (and their consequences) of the users and providers of port services.

A port works as an "engine" for economic development. This book provides a detailed discussion of port freight service users, such as freight water and land carriers, that have their ships and vehicles serviced and their cargoes unloaded by ports, as well as passenger Book Edition: 2nd Edition.

IAME PanamaPanama. The port development plan toHamburg port authority Claudio Ferrari, Ports and regional economic development: Global Ports and Urban Development: Challenges and Opportunities, OECD, Paris, 9th December Roles of Dry Ports in Economic Corridors, Transport Division, UNESCAP Feenstra, R.C.

Cited by: ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT THROUGH PORTS INTRODUCTION A port becomes a wheel of economy if it runs efficiently. Presently the function of a port is not only limited but has expanded to a logistical platform.

The efficiency of a port is important in international trade since a seaport is the nerve of foreign trade of a Size: KB. This book is not just focused on the planning and design of very large ports and sophisticated terminals.

Much of our experience related to smaller ports and ports in developing countries has been included in the book, thereby also referring to valuable sources such as the UNCTAD Handbook on Port Development.

Two Port of Longview Chief Executive Officer hopefuls say modernizing and growing the port will be the biggest challenge they would face in the role, but their past experiences have. And then, the relationship between ports and economic performances of major port cities in Korea are discussed based on empirical data of port throughput and economic indicators.

According to the analyses, typical port cities of Busan and Incheon failed to get out of poor state of economic performances until lately. Port Charges. Economic Activity.

Figure (Diagram) Port performance components (Tongzon,) The role (Reid & Sanders, ) of operations strategy (which is a part of Business Strategy along with Marketing & Finance strategy) is to provide a plan for the operations functions for making the situation to use its resources perfectly and.

Rather, the aim is to introduce the broad themes of development economics, to familiarize the reader with central issues and seminal findings that have guided the field's evolution of the past. Port Economics covers the historical development of port organization and technology, production measures, short- and long-term cost functions, pricing, and investment.

The capital input by the port authorities and the labor input by the cargo-handling companies are discussed, and the authors consider the utility of merging port and stevedoring.

To conclude, central governments should establish a national port policy that supports national economic objectives and creates a reasonable framework for port development. The development of plans for specific port projects, however, should remain in the hands of port operators.

Open a book — any book —on the economics of developing countries, and it will begin with the usual litany of woes. Developing countries, notwithstanding the enormous strides they have made in the last few decades, display fundamental economic inadequacies in a wide range of indicators.

Levels of physical capital per person are small. Housing is crucial to the quality of life and wellbeing for individuals and familes, but the availability of adequate or affordable housing also plays a vital role in community economic development.

Rural areas face a substantial disadvantage compared to urban areas in regard to housing, and this book explores these Housing and Economic Development includes chapters from. AN ECONOMIC MODEL OF A PORT A port’s economic production function represents the relationship between the port’s maximum throughput and given levels of its productive resources, i.e.

Maximum Port Throughput ¼ fðPort Productive ResourcesÞ (1) where throughput may be the number of containers (measured in foot. Purchase Port Economics, Volume 16 - 1st Edition.

Print Book & E-Book. ISBN  In summary. three main duties can be identified: (a) National port planning: this leads to several pol- icy decisions which define the role of each port, and ensure that national resources are used in the most economical manner; (b) Port master planning: this gives the long-term pattern of development for a port, without specifying the time at.

Port Economics October More details. Show Prices Book by 21/Aug/ £1, $2, Book after 22/Aug/ select. How did you hear about this course. Please enter your VIP code here.

The VIP code you give may entitle you to a discount. Please do not change your VIP code if it is filled in already which it should be if. Development economics is a branch of economics which deals with economic aspects of the development process in low income countries.

Its focus is not only on methods of promoting economic development, economic growth and structural change but also on improving the potential for the mass of the population, for example, through health, education and workplace conditions, whether through. Port / City Relations. Source: adapted from Hoyle B.S.

() “The port-city interface: trends problems and examples”, Geoforum, Vol. 20, pp. Many cities around the world have built an intricate relationship with their port since they owe their origin to their port site.

Wang, Sustainable Development Officer, Division for Sus-tainable Development, UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs and Ms. Julie Powell, Sustainable Develop-ment Officer, Division for Sustainable Development, UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs.

The co-conveners and the group are grateful to H.E. There is a book called "the Box" that I think is one of the first assessments of the containers economic impact.

It traces thehistory of development. Mark Levinson is .with port officials at 12 locations in both the United States and Canada. Each visit included a briefing on port operations, a physical tour of the port area, interviews with port authority staff, and interviews with private terminal operators.

Time and resources did not allow site .