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Container Shipping Still has Free Lunches Left

By Maurice Jansen 2016-11-09 14:52:24

In one of my previous articles I arrived at the conclusion that container shipping is an industry that is mixing up size with growth. Technological advancements lead to economies of scale and lower unit costs for larger assets, but...

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Container Shipping: Mixing up Size with Growth

By Maurice Jansen 2016-08-23 19:12:37

While there seems no end to the technological economies of scale in container shipping, the question is whether building ever bigger ships serves a purpose, for the firm itself and for society at large. In the process of scaling up,...

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