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Leading the Shipping Industry into the Future

This Thematic Collection  “Leading the Shipping Industry into the Future” focus on innovative concepts applied to both the shipping and ports industries in order to improve their overall operational performance. The editorial draws attention to the evolutionary path of the industry, Kretschmann presents a framework in order to design maritime risk models based on safety-related data collected onboard ships, Lim and Lim analyse the financial performance of shipping companies that support of eco-innovation through the acquisition of LNG carriers, Vierth and Johansson perform a comparative analysis of two alternative systems for environmentally differentiated fairway dues in Sweden in order to provide input to develop further environmentally differentiated fairway dues and  Li et al. present the port business ecosystem evolutionary process by using an evolutionary game theory approach.

  1. The current Editorial addresses the evolutionary path of the shipping industry. It mentions its role throughout the years, identifies the leading market segments, refers to the different operational modes due ...

    Authors: Ana Cristina Paixão Casaca and Maria Amélia Ramos Loja
    Citation: Journal of Shipping and Trade 2020 5:27