Liner Shipping

Karin Rose

Seminar Profile

The participants shall revisit or gain advanced knowledge in the field of liner shipping economics. The aim is to clarify and scientifically explain the evolution of liner shipping as well as of the related theoretical approach. Moreover, the modern decision-making is explained through illustrative numerical examples. Finally, the role of the ports as well as of the regulatory framework will be analysed.

The aim is to clarify and scientifically explain the evolution of liner shipping as well as of the related theoretical approach. Finally, the role of the ports as well as of the regulatory framework will be analysed.

Topics:

1. Classical Approach: Monopoly for Profit Maximization

  • Evolution and Conference
  • Analysis of the Classical Pricing Model
  • Analysis of the Competition
  • Incident of Transport

2. Intermodalism and Containerization

  • Evolution of the Ship Size and Technology
  • Evolution of the Trade – Important Hubs
  • The Role of Ports
  • Legal Framework and Modern Alliances

3. Financial and Service Considerations

  • The Transshipment Problem – Numerical Example
  • Hinterland Connections – the Shortest Path and Maximum Flow Problems
  • Reliability of the Service – Numerical Example
  • Full and Empty Boxes Positioning – Numerical Example
  • Routing Problem – Numerical Example
  • Annual Cash Flow Model – Asset Utilization Maximization Goal

4. Greening Considerations

Target Group

Young and experienced maritime professionals; ideal for financiers, mariners, lawyers and engineers currently active in the industry.

Facts on the Seminar

Contact hours 8
Language English
Head Prof. Dr. Orestis Schinas
Costs 375 Euro
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