By Drs. Gustaaf De Monie, Hir. Frank Hendrickx, Ing. Karel Joos, Drs. Lars Couvreur, Prof. Dr. Chris Peeters (auth.)
PROF. DR. anus PEETERS PRESIDENT- government DIRECTOR, coverage study company N. V. The "Strategies for international and local Ports" confirms that box delivery within the wider Caribbean is in for tumultuous improvement within the future years. one of many riding forces at the back of the momentous adjustments anticipated within the provision of maritime liner providers within the area, is the starting to be reliance through significant box vendors on multi-layered transhipment thoughts and hub ports. Given its beneficial place on the junction of North-South and East West trades, the Caribbean zone is more and more changing into a very important think about the carrier development of significant vendors. accordingly, international terminal working businesses reminiscent of Hutchison Port Holdings and Stevedoring providers of the US, are already tapping the opportunity of constructing port task that was once, until eventually lately, dormant. In anticipation of the recent transport styles to emerge within the coming months and years, significant political judgements with recognize to delivery and port improvement have to be taken through Caribbean Governments. a lot of those judgements should be made stressed of good which means lobbies, yet which don't continuously have the required perception into liner transport advancements. The Netherlands Antilles is a type of countries whose ports are at a crossroads and will both turn into neighborhood hub ports or develop into feeder ports. In view of the alterations within the Caribbean maritime geography, the Ministry of site visitors and shipping of the Netherlands Antilles commissioned coverage examine company N.