Maritime Transport Sector. Infrastructure Imperatives June 2006, CSME . Roland Malins-Smith. Dominant influence on infrastructure has been containerization. Origins of containerization – trucker Malcolm McLean, 1956 Precipitated globalization by reducing the cost of maritime transport
Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.
June 2006, CSME
Today we take containerization for granted, but it has been quite a change for the Caribbean, and the adjustment of our port infrastructure is an ongoing exercise
Objective: Rates of 25-35 moves per gang hour
Given state of infrastructure, fair to say that port productivity can be improved with further investment and with pro-active management of existing facilities
Effective and experienced management the key element
Current schedules can be found on the websites. CSME exporters who generate container size shipments are familiar with these services