Post-COVID-19 Era for Maritime Logistics and Port Management
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A special issue of Sustainability (ISSN 2071-1050). This special issue belongs to the section Sustainable Transportation".
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 August 2023 | Viewed by 11081
Special Issue Editors
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Dr. Yuiyip Lau
Guest Editor
Division of Business and Hospitality Management, College of Professional and Continuing Education, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China
Interests: cruise; ferry; maritime transport; air transport; impacts of climate change; maritime education and training; transport history; sustainability issues; supply chain management; health logistics; regional development
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Dr. Tomoya Kawasaki
Guest Editor
Department of Systems Innovation, Faculty of Engineering, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo 113-0033, Japan
Interests: supply chain management (SCM); value chain management (VCM); logistics systems optimization; graph analysis; big data analysis
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Dr. Maxim A. Dulebenets
Guest Editor
College of Engineering, Florida A&M University-Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32310-6046, USA
Interests: operations research; simulation modeling; optimization; NP-hard problems; liner shipping scheduling; evolutionary computation; mathematical programming; hybrid algorithms; metaheuristics; transportation engineering; GPS data processing
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Dr. Maneerat Kanrak
Guest Editor
Faculty of Interdisciplinary Studies, Khon Kaen University, Nong Khai 43000, Thailand
Interests: network analysis; maritime logistics; transport routing; operational research; cruise shipping
Special Issue Information
Dear Colleagues,
The spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic severely affected the shipping industry. This resulted in many shipping companies locking down their operations. The situation has recently improved as some companies have started their shipping services again. However, revitalization of the industry remains challenging.
Maritime transport contributes more than 80% of global trading volumes. Maritime logistics and port management are the mechanisms that boost the economy, which are receiving increasing attention from many sectors. The pandemic has created an unprecedented challenge to maritime logistics and port management worldwide. This has led to an increase in the significance of research on maritime logistics and port management post pandemic. Research has explored the operation of maritime logistics and port management post pandemic. This Special Issue in Sustainability aims to publish state-of-the-art research on maritime logistics and port management in the post-pandemic era.
The scope of this Special Issue includes, but is not limited to, the following topics:
Port management;
Port governance;
The resilience of maritime logistics and ports post pandemic;
Maritime and port sustainability;
Dynamics of port production and operation;
Maritime logistics risk management;
Port economics;
Container positioning in liner shipping;
Optimization for maritime logistics and port management;
Maritime network analysis;
Dynamics of maritime shipping network.
Dr. Yuiyip Lau
Dr. Tomoya Kawasaki
Dr. Maxim A. Dulebenets
Dr. Maneerat Kanrak
Guest Editors
Keywords
maritime logistics
port management
maritime education
COVID-19 pandemic
resilience
sustainability
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