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Prof. Tomasz Neumann

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TransNav, Faculty of Navigation
Gdynia Maritime University
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Modernisation of Container Ship Fleets: State of Play and Consequences for the Baltic Sea
1 Le Havre Normandy University, Le Havre, France
ABSTRACT: In order to adapt to structural changes in world trade, container ship owners have developed their transport services. Thus, the unit transport capacity of container ships has been multiplied by 3 in the space of 20 years. The maritime transport of containers has developed very speedily and there have been changes in the strategies of shipping companies. These giants of the seas, put into service on the maritime trades linking the world's main production and consumption markets, have led to the repositioning of ships on secondary maritime spaces. This is known as cascading. The objective of this paper is to study the impacts on the ports and the maritime network of the Baltic Sea. For this purpose, we will carry out an analysis of the evolution of container ship calls from 2012 to 2020 (number of calls, capacity offered in calls, ...) followed by a graph analysis to study the evolution of the maritime network.
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Citation note:
Kerbiriou R.: Modernisation of Container Ship Fleets: State of Play and Consequences for the Baltic Sea. TransNav, the International Journal on Marine Navigation and Safety of Sea Transportation, Vol. 18, No. 1, doi:10.12716/1001.18.01.22, pp. 211-217, 2024
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Ronan Kerbiriou: Scopus icon57215337257

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