24. Ports in Theory

  1. Wayne K. Talley
  1. Wayne K. Talley

Published Online: 9 FEB 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781444345667.ch24

The Blackwell Companion to Maritime Economics

The Blackwell Companion to Maritime Economics

How to Cite

Talley, W. K. (2012) Ports in Theory, in The Blackwell Companion to Maritime Economics (ed W. K. Talley), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444345667.ch24

Editor Information

  1. Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia, USA

Author Information

  1. Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 FEB 2012
  2. Published Print: 24 JAN 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444330243

Online ISBN: 9781444345667

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Keywords:

  • port economics;
  • port operating options, interchange services;
  • microeconomic theory of the port;
  • ports and marine terminals, nodes in networks;
  • port interchange services;
  • throughput, cargo tons, TEUs, passengers;
  • container port's TEU ratio;
  • port interchange service costs;
  • cost-efficient, PFIS;
  • port demand

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Port Interchange Services

  • Port Interchange Service Costs

  • Port Demand

  • Port Effectiveness

  • Summary

  • Notes

  • References