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The competitiveness of short sea shipping than road transport in the food sector: The olive oil case in Spain and Italy

Author
Siggia, D.; Galati, A.; Crescimanno, M.; Morales, P.; Martin, E.; Sauri, S.
Type of activity
Journal article
Journal
Journal of maritime research
Date of publication
2015-01-01
Volume
12
First page
89
Last page
89
URL
https://www.jmr.unican.es/index.php/jmr/article/view/461/467 Open in new window
Abstract
© SEECMAR | All rights reserved. This paper analyses the competitiveness of the Short Sea Shipping (SSS) corridors than the road transport by comparing the operational costs to move food (olive oil) products from Spain to several Italian ports. Many studies show that sea transport features present some very positive points both in economic and environmental terms. Three main scenarios will be considered: road only; road combined with accompanied SSS (the truck driver travels inside the ship); a...
Keywords
Agro-food Productions, Road Transport, Short Sea Shipping
Group of research
BIT - Barcelona Innovative Transportation
CDAL - Light Alloys and Surface Treatment Design Centre

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