Container port competitiveness and connectivity: The Canary Islands main ports case

@inproceedings{Tovar2015ContainerPC,
  title={Container port competitiveness and connectivity: The Canary Islands main ports case},
  author={Beatriz Tovar and Ruben Hern{\'a}ndez and Hector Rodriguez-Deniz},
  year={2015}
}
The Canary Islands' economy is extremely dependent on sea transport. Since accessibility and connectivity are major determinants of international transport costs, the analysis of their main ports' connectivity is crucial for keeping costs under control. Since different port authorities manage the major ports of the Canary Islands, they could be tempted to compete for transshipment cargoes, instead of working together to facilitate supply chain integration that would increase their competitive… CONTINUE READING