A review of the literature of green ports and maritime logistics

Hoda Davarzani*, Behnam Fahimnia, Michael G.H. Bell, Joseph Sarkis

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Port operations and maritime logistics representmajor sources of air pollution. Given the recent greeninginitiatives and developments in this area and correspondingly a geometric growth in the number of academic publications, this chapter aims to (a) provide some statistics of the key journals, authors and institutions that have contributed to the field, and (b) identify the primary research topics investigated. The proposed literature classification and analysis can help interested researchers and students establish their research agendas in this emerging area of study and investigation.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationGreen Logistics and Transportation : A Sustainable Supply Chain Perspective
EditorsBehnam Fahimnia, Michael G.H. Bell, David A. Hensher, Joseph Sarkis
Number of pages10
Place of PublicationCham
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Publication date2015
ISBN (Print)9783319171807
ISBN (Electronic)9783319171814
Publication statusPublished - 2015
MoE publication typeA3 Book chapter


  • Bibliometric analysis
  • Environmental sustainability
  • Greeen
  • Literature review
  • Maritime logistics
  • Port
  • 512 Business and Management


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