Port and Dry Port Life Cycles

The aim of this chapter is to revisit in the context of more recent work in the field the work of Cullinane and Wilmsmeier (The contribution of the dry port concept to the extension of port life cycle. In: Böse JW (ed) Handbook of terminal planning. Sprin

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Handbook of Terminal Planning Second Edition

Operations Research/Computer Science Interfaces Series Volume 64

Series Editors Ramesh Sharda Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma, USA Stefan Voß University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany

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Handbook of Terminal Planning Second Edition

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Preface to the Second Edition

Since the global economic and financial crisis, the world of international container transport has changed considerably over the years and with it the conditions for the development and operation of seaport container terminals. This change continues to this day and is much more complex in its structure than in the years before the crisis, when high annual growth rates of handling volume dominated almost everything in the terminals’ perception (capacity counts!). In recent years, changes in the conditions relevant to container terminals can be seen in multiple areas, namely: terminal technologies, customer demands, and environmental rules. These changes naturally impacted the innovation activities of the terminals which have been more complex and/or of different nature in many cases. As a result, the challenges associated with innovations have changed as well and container ter