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Trends in the Use of Information Technology in Maritime Transportation

Erdem Muhammed Said ()
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Erdem Muhammed Said: Dimitrie Cantemir Christian University of Bucharest

No 017EM, Working papers from Research Association for Interdisciplinary Studies

Abstract: We set out to discuss in this paper about maritime transportation. It is known that more than 90% of global trade is supported at sea. In the last century, the shipping industry recorded an increase in total trade. The growth of industrialization and the liberalization of the national economies have favored free trade and increased demand for consumer products. The development of technologies has caused maritime transport to evolve efficiently and become a prompt method of transport. A look at the international maritime transport system presents a system consisting of three components, namely: the maritime transport system (freight and passengers), auxiliary maritime services (any activity related to cargo handling in ports and ships) and port services (activities related only to management ship in ports). Maritime transport and is an integral, sometimes less visible, part of the world economy.

Keywords: global trade; maritime services; maritime transport; ships; world economy (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 6 pages
Date: 2019-11
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Published in Proceedings of the 15th International RAIS Conference on Social Sciences and Humanities, November 6-7, 2019, pages 138-143

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