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FIRST INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ON PORT ECONOMICS 2011
December 5-6, 2011
VISTA (Level 7), Lee Kong Chian Wing, University Hall
National University of Singapore


Day 1: Monday, December 5 2011

8.40 am – 9.00 am: Registration
9.00 am: Welcome and Opening address by Professor Barry Halliwell,
Deputy President (Research & Technology) National University of Singapore

Session 1: 9.10 am – 10.50 am; Chair: Anthony CHIN

9.10 am – 10.00 am
Urban Road Congestion, Capacity Expansion and Port Competition: Empirical analysis of U.S. container ports
Yulai WAN*, Anming ZHANG*, Andrew C. L. YUEN^
*Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia
^Faculty of Business Administration, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Discussant: Jasmine Siu Lee LAM

10.00 am – 10.50 pm
Evaluation and Strategic Thinking of Port Logistics Competitiveness in China: Logistics infrastructure network' perspectives
Yong GENG, Yunqi ZHANG, Yi WANG
Central University of Finance and Economics
Discussant: Gordon WILMSMEIER

Coffee Break: 10.50 am – 11.10 am

Session 2: 11.10 am – 12.50 pm; Chair: Thierry VANELSLANDER

11.10 am – 12.00 pm
An Introduction to the Ports Growth Performance Evaluation Model (PGPE-Model)
Mario Arturo Ruiz ESTRADA*, Anthony T H CHIN^
*Faculty of Economics & Administration, University of Malaya
^Department of Economics, National University of Singapore
Discussant: Ek Peng CHEW

1200 pm - 12.50 pm
An Analysis of the Competition of Ports in Shanghai International Shipping Hub
Nan LIU, Huadong GAN, Sufen CHEN,
Department of Management Science and Engineering, Zhejiang University
Discussant: Trevor HEAVER

Lunch: 1.00 pm – 2.00 pm

Session 3: 2.00 pm – 3.40 pm; Chair: Jasmine Siu Lee LAM

2.00 pm - 2.50 pm
Port Competition: The Chain Approach
Hong-Oanh NGUYEN
Department of Maritime and Logistics Management, University of Tasmania
Discussant: Minju BAE

2.50 pm – 3.40 pm
The Rise of Chinese Ports and Its Impact on the Port of Singapore
Jose L. TONGZON
Graduate School of Logistics, Inha University
Discussant: Dong YANG

Tea Break 3.40 pm – 4.00 pm

Session 4: 4.00 pm – 5.40 pm; Chair: Gordon WILMSMEIER

4.00 pm – 4.50 pm
Container Transshipment and Port Competition
Minju BAE*, Ek Peng CHEW*, Loo Hay LEE*, Anming ZHANG^
*Department of industrial and Systems Engineering, National University of Singapore
^Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia
Discussant: Nan LIU

4.50 pm – 5.40 pm
Improving Efficiency in Port and Maritime Logistics: The role of collaborative relationships
Trevor D. HEAVER
Emeritus Professor, Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia
Discussant: Thierry VANELSLANDER

6.00 pm: Cocktails & Dinner

Day 2: Tuesday, December 6 2011

Session 5: 9.00 am – 10.40 am; Chair: Mario Arturo Ruiz ESTRADA

9.00 am – 9.50 am
An Exploratory Study on Low-Carbon Ports in China: From the Perspective of Container Multimodal Transportation
Bao JIANG, Jian LI, Xiaoying MAO
School of Economics, Ocean University of China
Discussant: Jose L. TONGZON

9.50 am to 10.40 am
Analysis on Development Interplay between Port and Maritime Cluster
Jasmine Siu Lee LAM, Wei ZHANG
Division of Infrastructure Systems and Maritime Studies, Nanyang Technological University
Discussant: Yong GENG

Coffee Break 10.40 am – 11.00 am

Session 6: 11.00 am – 12.40 pm; Chair: Hong-Oanh NGUYEN

11.00 am – 11.50 am
Hinterland Transport Charging: Impact on port hinterland connections
Raimonds ARONIETIS, Hilde MEERSMAN, Tom PAUWELS, Christa SYS, Eddy VAN DE VOORDE, Thierry VANELSLANDER
Department of Transport and Regional Economics, University of Antwerp
Discussant: Bao JIANG

11.50 am – 12.40 pm
Location Splitting a Structural Transformation of Ports?
Jason MONIOS*, Gordon WILMSMEIER^
*Transport Research Institute, Edinburgh Napier University
^UNECLAC, Chile & Transport Research Institute, Edinburgh Napier University
Discussant: Loo Hay LEE

Lunch: 12.40 pm – 1.40 pm

Session 7: 1.40 pm – 3.20 pm; Chair: Jose L. Tongzon

1.40 pm – 2.30 pm
Impact of Port Reform, Political and Economic Events on Maritime Traffic in Chinese Ports
Dong YANG*, Anthony T H CHIN^, Shun CHEN#
*Centre for Maritime Studies, National University of Singapore
^Department of Economics, National University of Singapore
#College of Transport & Communications, Shanghai Maritime University
Discussant: Anming ZHANG

2.30 pm to 3.20 pm
Closing: Future Activities & Closing Remarks; Chair: Anthony CHIN

Tea Break: 3.20 pm – 4.00 pm
Dinner: 6.00 pm


Note: 30 minutes for paper presentation, 10 minutes for comments by discussant, 10 minutes for general discussion