Data Base of IAPH Member Ports-International Port Economics Studies

The purpose of this section is to help you locate informational data published by our member ports on the following aspects of their port management and operations by providing links to where such data is published online.


Corporate Information
Environmental Issues
Financial Issues
Sustainability Reporting as Part of the Annual Financial Report
– International Port Economics Studies


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 International Trade Economics Studies
Organization Subject
World Economic Forum Global Competitiveness Report

Review of Maritime Transport 2018

Statistics (Data Center, Country Profiles, Infographics, etc.)

An extract from Handbook of Statistics 2018 on Maritime transport

Univ. of Nottingham Estimating the Impact of the Container Revolution on World Trade
OECD Competitiveness of Global Port-Cities
Port-City Reports
The Impact of Mega-Ships
Cruise Shipping and Urban Development – State of the Art of the Industry and Cruise Ports
World Shipping Council Container shipping
Some Observations on Port Congestion, Vessel Size and Vessel Sharing Agreements
Mediterranean Observatory Economic Relations between Italy and the Mediterranean Area
Danish Ship Finance Shipping Market Review (Nov 2015)
CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis Melting Ice Caps and the Economic Impact of Opening the Northern Sea Route
SRM Maritime Economy The new Suez Canal: Economic Impact on Mediterranean maritime trade
J. Safra Sarasin Group, Switzerland Container shipping: Change of course towards sustainability
International Transport Forum

Capacity to grow: Transport Infrastructure Needs for Future Trade Growth

The World Bank

2016 Logistics Productivity Index

Competitiveness of South Asia’s Container Ports: A Comprehensive Assessment of Performance, Drivers, and Costs

Center for Economic Policy Research

Global Trade Plateaus: The 19th Global Trade Alert Report

The Global Initiative

The Economics of Piracy in South East Asia

CESA (Community of European Shipyards Associations)

Global Trends Driving Maritime Innovation

Global Shippers Forum

The Implications of Mega-Ships and Alliances

Dr. Theo Notteboom  

(MPA Visiting Professor, CEE-NTU, Singapore)

Port co-operation and competition in Europe: business practices and policy initiatives

Sina Ports & Marine Services Co. 

 The Outlook of Shipping Industry in 2017 and Beyond

Center for Maritime Economics and Logistics (MEL)  

 Thesis Library

Lydelle Joubert

 Piracy Report 2018
S&P Global Platts CONTAINERS – A MONTHLY SUMMARY AND 2018 OUTLOOK (December 21, 2017)
Fearnleys LNG Shipping Market Outlook (June 2018)
Univ of Oxford A review of demand prospects for LNG as a marine transport fuel
University of Nantes  Competition on Maritime Routes
KPMG  Navigating the future – Changing Shipping Business Models

Ocean Freight Market Update, January 2019

Atlantic Council  

Navigating the Energy Transition: International Oil Company Diversification Strategies

Gas Strategies

LNG Outlook 2019: Breakthrough year?

Vygon Consulting


UK Department for Transport

Maritime 2050: Navigating the UK Future

Jefferson Clarke, Poten & Partners

LNG Shipping: How Long Will The Good Times Last?


The Evolving Landscape of the LNG Sector



 Port Economics Studies
Organization Subject
ITMMA Port Dock Labor
EU Port Labor in the EU Vol 1 / Vol 2
Container Ports: An Engine for Growth
I.C.I. reesearch Lab.
University of Westerne Brittany, Brest (France)
Implementing public-private partnerships:The case of French Port Authorities
Ports Regulator of South Africa Port Benchmarking Report: South Africa Port Terminals
AIVP Insights into the Indian Maritime Industry and Ports in India
PORTOPIA European Port Industry Sustainability Report 2016
US Federal Maritime Commission

U.S. Inland Containerized Cargo Moving Through Canadian and Mexican Seaports

2015: Diversion, Port Expansion, and Shifting Market Shares


Dredging in Figure 2015

Journal of Transport Geography

The relationship between port choice and terminal involvement of alliance members in container shipping


Accenture and SIPG

 Connected Ports – Driving Future Trade

McKinsey & Co. 

Container Shipping: the next 50 years (Oct 2017)

Container Logic

50,000 TEU.the future, or not?


South Asia: shipping, economy and trade

Ports of the Future – A Vision

Indra Vonck, Deloitte Port Services, at Baltic Ports Conference 2017

North America Seaport Outlook

JLL Research

UK Department for Transport 

 Maritime Growth Study Review

Port Economics

A web-based initiative aiming to advance knowledge exchange on seaport studies.   Established in 2008 it provides freely accessible research, education, information, and network-building material on critical issues of port economics, management and policies.

International Transport Forum 

Container Ship Size and Port Relocation

Traffic Planning in Port-Cities

School of Decision Sciences 

Hang Seng Management College 

Collaboration at the Hong Kong Port–Benefits from Facility Sharing

Kale Ltd. 

Smart Port 2.0

UK Dept. of Transport  

UK Port Freight Traffic: 2019 Forecasts