Organisation and Regulation of the Port Industry: Europe and Spain

  • B. Tovar
  • L. Trujillo
  • S. Jara-Díaz
Part of the Contributions to Economics book series (CE)


In most countries in the world, practically all imports and exports are done by sea. Maritime transport requires port facilities to facilitate the interchange with land transport or interior navigation. Thus, efficient ports are needed to help the economy in terms of input provision and output distribution.


Private Firm Port Authority Port Activity Port Service Maritime Transport 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • B. Tovar
    • 1
  • L. Trujillo
    • 1
  • S. Jara-Díaz
    • 2
  1. 1.University of Las Palmas de Gran CanariaSpain
  2. 2.University of ChileChile

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