A qualitative analysis of maritime literature
by Ismail Bilge Çetin; Sedat Baştuğ
International Journal of Logistics Economics and Globalisation (IJLEG), Vol. 7, No. 4, 2018

Abstract: The aim of this study was to explore and determine how maritime literature on freight transportation has developed and reveal prospects to academic researchers. To do this, journal articles were selected using the social science citation index, and a content analysis conducted on 3,365 articles. The findings show that most of this literature focuses on freight rates, with most studies specifically investigating container ships and bulk carriers. Other areas, i.e., rail road, coastal shipping, etc., remain under researched.

Online publication date: Wed, 23-Jan-2019

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