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Prof.dr. (hercules) I. Haralambides

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Erasmus University Rotterdam


Hercules Haralambides is Professor of Maritime Economics at the Erasmus School of Economics. He is the founder and editor-in-chief of the quarterly Maritime Economics and Logistics, published by Palgrave Macmillan. Prior to joining EUR, Hercules has been teaching at the University of Piraeus, Greece; Cardiff University, UK; and World Maritime University, Sweden. He is the founder of the Special Interest Group on Maritime Transport and Ports of the World Conference of Transport Research (WCTR), as well as one of the three founders (1990) of the International Association of Maritime Economists (IAME). He researches on shipping, port policy, and maritime logistics and his work has laid the ground for European maritime policies. In 2008, Hercules was decorated with the Golden Cross of the Order of the Phoenix by the President of the Hellenic Republic.

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  • H.E. Haralambides, S. Veldman, E. van Drunen & M. Liu (2011). Determinants of a regional port-centric logistics hub: the case of East Africa. Maritime Economics and Logistics, 13 (1), 78-97. doi:[go to publisher's site]

  • H.E. Haralambides & G. Gujar (2012). On Balancing Supply Chain Efficiency and Environmental Impacts: an eco-DEA Model Applied to the Dry Ports Sector of India. Maritime Economics and Logistics, 14 (1), 122-137. doi:[go to publisher's site]

  • M.M. Golias, G.K.D. Saharidis, S. Ivey, H.E. Haralambides & K. Ji (2017). Advances in Truck Scheduling at a Cross Dock Facility. International Journal of Production Economics. doi: 10.4018/ijisscm.2013070102

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