Abstract After years of hard work, I am pleased to present the results of an extensive empirical study on exports […]
Navigating through the coronavirus crisis and uncertainty: How maritime transport data can help
Article first published by UNCTAD on 7 September 2020 here. Written by Jan Hoffmann, Hassiba Benamara, Daniel Hopp and Luisa […]
Improving trade efficiency, before and after
Seeing the progress made so far, I am optimistic that we will also manage the challenges that still lie ahead […]
Decarbonizing Shipping: What role for flag states?
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) member states agreed in 2018 “to reduce the total annual GHG emissions by at least […]
Decarbonizing maritime transport: Estimating fleet renewal trends based on ship scrapping patterns
The Third Greenhouse Study of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) estimated that international shipping accounted “for about 2.2% of the […]
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.
Terminal Don Diego
Technical visit to the Don Diego terminal, operated by SANSOUCI, in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.