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Green Ports - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128140543, 9780128140550

Green Ports

1st Edition

Inland and Seaside Sustainable Transportation Strategies

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Authors: Rickard Bergqvist Jason Monios
Paperback ISBN: 9780128140543
eBook ISBN: 9780128140550
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 20th September 2018
Page Count: 310
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Green Ports: Inland and Seaside Sustainable Transportation Strategies presents the first book to exclusively focus on this important topic that is usually only covered in brief chapters or journal articles that are too theoretical, fragmented or regionally-focused. This book comprehensively and systematically examines the key issues and best practice for understanding green ports and quantifying aspects of their environmental performance. This applied research book will help researchers formulate the needed research questions.

Key Features

  • Includes practical application tools and techniques for increasing sustainability throughout the entire transportation chain
  • Provides an overall picture of green ports through a collection of expert specialists
  • Examines how ports and surrounding areas are addressing the environmental impacts related to growth in the cruise business
  • Presents a theoretical framework to identify best practices for planning and policymaking for the impacts posed by climate change


Researchers, practitioners, and policymakers in sustainable transportation, freight transportation, logistics, maritime shipping, and port management

Table of Contents

1. Green ports in theory and practice
2. Emissions and fuel use in the shipping sector
3. Policy on reducing shipping emissions: implications for "green ports"
4. Stakeholder management for port sustainability: moving from ad-hoc to structural approaches
5. Ports and the circular economy
6. Emissions from ships in ports
7. Sustainable performance and benchmarking in container terminals - the energy dimension
8. Climate change adaptation by ports: the attitude and perception of Chinese port organizations
9. Green port dues - indices and incentive schemes for shipping
10. Port-driven measures for incentivising sustainable hinterland transport
11. Green port strategies in China
12. Socio-economic performance assessment of port clusters: more challenges, fewer solutions?
13. Cruise shipping and green ports: a strategic challenge


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About the Authors

Rickard Bergqvist

Rickard Bergqvist

Rickard Bergqvist is Professor of Logistics and Transport Economics and Head of the Graduate School at the School of Business, Economics and Law, Gothenburg University. He is coauthor (with Jason Monios) of Intermodal Freight Terminals (Routledge, 2016), author of Dry Ports: A Global Perspectives (Routledge, 2013), and coauthor (with Jason Monios) of Intermodal Freight Transport and Logistics (CRC Press, 2017). His research areas include maritime economics and logistics, regional logistics, intermodal transportation, dry ports, and public-private collaboration.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Logistics and Transport Economics and Head of the Graduate School, School of Business, Economics and Law, Gothenburg University

Jason Monios

Jason Monios

Jason Monios is an Associate Professor in Maritime Logistics at Kedge Business School, in Marseille, France, and holds a visiting position at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. His research includes intermodal transport and logistics, port system evolution, collaboration and integration in port hinterlands, port governance and policy, institutional and regulatory settings, port sustainability and climate change adaptation. He has published more than 70 papers and book chapters, 5 books and numerous research and consultancy reports. He is co-chair of the Intermodal Freight Transport Special Interest Group of the World Conference on Transportation Research Society (WCTRS).

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, Maritime Logistics at Kedge Business School, Marseille, France

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