The research Priority area of maritime economics, business and management, seeks to identify and address knowledge gaps relating to the optimization of shipping, ports and their sustainable management from economic and logistics/supply chain perspectives.

Key topic areas:

  • Global economic and business environments for shipping and ports
  • Shipping market mechanism
  • Financial maritime risk management strategies
  • Optimal maritime investment strategies
  • Efficient and effective port operations and management
  • Shipping and ports as global logistics and supply chain components
  • Optimal ship routing and freight pricing with real-time AIS data
  • The circular economy from a business perspective