The Changing Geography of Seaports (update)

Major Maritime Ranges

Ports are embedded in their geography, with location factors impacted by technical constraints such as the nautical profile, port users, inland transport networks, and maritime shipping networks. This revised chapter extensively discusses these topics, which underlines that ports are contingent on geographical constraints and changing commercial and technical aspects of maritime shipping, including containerization, automation, and mega port facilities. In several cases, several port facilities have migrated to new sites.

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Chapter 2.1 – The Changing Geography of Seaports | Port Economics, Management and Policy (