Abstract After years of hard work, I am pleased to present the results of an extensive empirical study on exports […]
Technical visit to the main border between South Africa and Lesotho, during our UNCTAD Trade Facilitation Empowerment Programme for the […]
Ulaanbaatar – city, people and logistics
A short stay in Ulaanbaatar, the capital of Mongolia. Mongolia is the least densely populated country of the world – […]
Container ports: the fastest, the busiest, and the best connected
Written by Hassiba Benamara, Jan Hoffmann, Luisa Rodriguez and Frida Youssef, Trade Logistics Branch, UNCTAD. First published here. Known […]
The port of Cartagena
A technical tour to two container terminals and the associated zoo for visitors from cruise ships in the port of […]
Las Galeras, República Dominicana
An extended weekend in the North-East of the Dominican Republic, Hotel Todo Blanco, after a working week in Santo Domingo.
A technical tour of Haina International Terminals during the UNCTAD Port Management Programme in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Great professional […]
Impact: Long term trends in maritime transport, and the 50 most influential papers in Maritime Economics
Part 1: Major trends in international maritime transport over the last three decades.
Part 2: A list of 50 papers which I consider the most influential papers that have accompanied the previously discussed long-term trends.
On the Paraguay River in Bolivia and Brazil
In Port Jennefer and on the Rio Paraguay in Bolivia and Brazil, after teaching for the UNCTAD TrainForTrade Port Management […]
Bolivia-Brazil border crossing
Crossing the border and visiting the surroundings in Corumbá (Brazil) and Puerto Quijarro (Bolivia) after teaching for the UNCTAD TrainForTrade […]
Port of Valencia
A technical tour in the port of Valencia, Spain, after contributing to UNCTAD’s TrainforTrade Programme and the launch of Valencia’s […]