French deep - sea hinterlands: Some empirical evidence of the spatial impact of containerisation. David Guerrero IAME, Taipei, September 6th, 2012. Aim of the paper.
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French deep-sea hinterlands:
Someempiricalevidence of the
spatial impact of containerisation
IAME, Taipei, September 6th, 2012
“The separation of foreland and hinterland relationships of a port into two neatly labeled packages in previous conceptualization represents a false dichotomy. The flow of commodities from foreland to hinterland, albeit across segments of maritime and landward space and through two ports might be better viewed as a continuum”
Ross Robinson, 1970
… but wedid
Ports handling French Trade
In order to make more accurateforecast…
…justifyinginvestment in port and inland transport infrastructure
French Foreign Trade Data (non-EU countries)
94 counties (French inlandregions)
165 countries (overseas)
10 cargo types
10 cargo types
A way to analyse the characteristics of hinterlands for different types of cargo, depending on:
Fij = ai Oi * bj Dj * dij-α
Fij: Estimated flow between the origin i and the destination jOi : Total traffic of the origin i Dj : Total traffic of the destination j dij: road distance betweenorigin i and destination j α : Distance decay ai : Equilibrium factor linked to originsbj : Equilibrium factor linked to destination
Detailedsectoralanalysis (i.e. wine)
How wineproducers and importersorganizetheir maritime shipments?
How and where imports are redispatchedinside the country? (French ECHO survey)