Maritime Transport and Security Developing Short Sea Shipping in South America: Looking beyond Traditional Perspectives Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Mary R. Brooks* United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, Santiago, Chile Ricardo J. Sanchez and Gordon Wilmsmeier Introduction Short sea shipping, defined as maritime transport services that do not cross an ocean, continues to be underdeveloped in Latin America. The reasons for this are as many as the project proposals that have died on the grapevine. Extensive coastlines suggest that the market should be considerable for developing a truck-competitive maritime transport option if trade density is not too low for a commercially viable service.1 Furthermore, the absence of competing rail options in most corridors advances the concept that there should be a suitable market opportunity for the development of short sea shipping.2 Additionally, the existence of restrictive cabotage and bilateral trade regulations (e.g., flag restrictions for bilateral services) between Argentina and , Argentina and Chile, and Chile and , previously noted by Hoffmann and Sánchez,3 * The authors would like to thank Rodolfo García Piñeiro, Maria Godinho and Dirk Visser (Dynamar) and Andrew and David Lorimer (DATAMAR) for their support in developing the
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Published: Jan 1, 2014
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