International Transport Forum Discussion Papers

ITF Discussion Papers make economic research, commissioned or carried out in-house at the International Transport Forum, available to researchers and practitioners. They describe preliminary results or research in progress by the author(s) and are published to stimulate discussion on a broad range of issues on which the ITF works.

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The Container Port of Buenos Aires in the Mega-Ship Era

Can the container port of Buenos Aires be adapted to the demands of the mega-ship era? Ever-larger ships and the cargo peaks they cause imply new requirements for container ports. This paper examines strategies for Argentina’s largest port, whose three container terminal concessions will expire in 2020.


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