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Liner shipping strategies: an overview

Liner shipping strategies: an overview This paper offers an overview of the three main current trends in the liner shipping market during the last 15 years: horizontal integration, vertical integration and the investment in bigger vessels. It tries to explain why these strategies took place and are closely interrelated. Finally, the paper shows how the uncertainty on the potential future overcapacity and on the repeal of the exemption of shipping conferences from European competition rules could play on future strategies. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png International Journal of Ocean Systems Management Inderscience Publishers

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Publisher
Inderscience Publishers
Copyright
Copyright © Inderscience Enterprises Ltd. All rights reserved
ISSN
1752-6582
eISSN
1752-6590
DOI
10.1504/IJOSM.2008.017778
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Abstract

This paper offers an overview of the three main current trends in the liner shipping market during the last 15 years: horizontal integration, vertical integration and the investment in bigger vessels. It tries to explain why these strategies took place and are closely interrelated. Finally, the paper shows how the uncertainty on the potential future overcapacity and on the repeal of the exemption of shipping conferences from European competition rules could play on future strategies.

Journal

International Journal of Ocean Systems ManagementInderscience Publishers

Published: Jan 1, 2008

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