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Author Blancas, Luis C.

Title Facilitating trade through competitive, low-carbon transport : the case for Vietnam's inland and coastal waterways / Luis C. Blancas and M. Baher El-Hifnawi.

Publication Info. Washington, District of Columbia : The World Bank, [2014]
2014

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Description 1 online resource (219 pages) : color illustrations, maps.
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Series Directions in development. Countries and regions
Directions in development (Washington, D.C.). Countries and regions.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Context -- Objectives of the report -- Scope and methodology -- Key data sources -- Structure of the report -- Demand for waterborne and multimodal transport -- Size and historical growth patterns of IWT and coastal shipping -- Growth projections for IWT and coastal shipping -- Commodity tonnage and tonnage distribution by mode -- Inland and coastal shipping lengths of haul -- Main freight flows -- Regional routes and modal competition -- Primary intra- and interregional corridors -- Red River delta region -- Mekong delta -- Coastal shipping -- Corridor 1: Hanoi, Haiphong, Quang Ninh -- Corridor 2: Quang Ninh, Ninh Binh -- Corridor 3: Hanoi, Ninh Binh -- Corridor 1: HCMC northwest -- Corridor 3: HCMC southwest --Container transport in the Mekong delta -- IWT market structure -- Shipping companies -- Coastal shipping -- Shipping volumes -- Container flows -- Containerized cargo (domestic cargo) -- Ccontainerized cargo (feeder cargo) -- Sea-river transport -- Market structure for coastal shipping -- Vinalines -- Competitive position of IWT and coastal shipping -- Competitive position of IWT -- Competitive position of coastal shipping -- Supply chains and logistics costs in Vietnam -- Conclusions on demand -- Supply-side considerations: waterways, ports, and fleet -- Institutional framework for the waterway and port sectors -- Waterway infrastructure -- Northern waterways -- Southern waterways -- Central region waterways -- Technical classification of the waterways -- Planned investments in waterways -- The IWT master plan for 2020 -- Major channel projects -- Ports -- River ports -- Planned investments in river ports -- Seaports -- Fleet -- Fleet of river-going vessels -- Fleet of sea-going vessels -- Fleet of sea-river vessels -- Modernization of IWT fleet -- Conclusions on waterways, ports, and fleet -- Modal differences in fuel efficiency and GHG emissions -- Relative carbon intensity among transport modes -- Main challenges and recommendations -- Planning -- Institutional/regulatory environment -- Phsical bottlenecks -- Lack of IWT hinders market development -- Financing -- Strategy and action plan -- Estimated impact of public sector interventions in IWT and coastal shipping -- Translating the IWT/coastal shipping strategy into tangible interventions -- Methodology: translating interventions into impacts -- Modal shift and emissions impact of the proposed interventions -- CBA results -- References -- Appendix A: list of stakeholders interviewed -- Appendix B: major waterway routes in the north and south -- Appendix C: general considerations on DWT capacity increases in the national IWT fleet -- Appendix D: cargo data and modal split model -- Cargo flows for northern provinces: road transport in tons per day -- Cargo flows for northern provinces: iwt in tons per day -- Cargo flows for southern provinces: road transport in tons per day -- Cargo flows for southern provinces: IWT in tons per day -- Appendix E: detailed description of proposed interventions -- Appendix F: detailed impacts of proposed interventions.
Note Description based on print version record.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Inland water transportation -- Economic aspects -- Vietnam.
Coastal water transportation -- Economic aspects -- Vietnam.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author El-Hifnawi, M. Baher.
Other Form: Print version: Blancas, Luis C. Facilitating trade through competitive, low-carbon transport : the case for Vietnam's inland and coastal waterways. Washington, District of Columbia : The World Bank, [2014] xx, 195 pages Directions in development. Countries and regions 9781464801051 (DLC) 2013039699
ISBN 9781464801051 (alk. paper)
9781464801068 (e-book)

 
    
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