TITLE

Ocean Container Shipping: Impacts of a Technological Improvement

AUTHOR(S)
Talley, Wayne K.
PUB. DATE
December 2000
SOURCE
Journal of Economic Issues (Association for Evolutionary Economi;Dec2000, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p933
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Demonstrates that the technological improvement in ocean shipping with the use of containerization rather than break-bulk cargo has revolutionized the transportation of general cargo. Discussion of the impact of containerization, which handles individual pieces of cargo only twice, on ocean shipping lines, shippers, ship design, port competition, port design, port labor, port investments, and inland transportation; Implications for international trade flows.
ACCESSION #
3998439

 

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