About the book
The shipping transportation industry is developing dramatically in recent years. The generation of new ports, terminals, waterways, and other marine infrastructure are milestones for macroeconomic development, enabling trade and logistics. Especially, the highly industrialized countries expand and modernize their infrastructures to remain competitive in shipping transportation. Furthermore, the main aspects relate on sea environment, social component, science and technology, and sea transportation economic that are crucial to ensure the development of sustainable and commercially-viable assets and operations. The performance and quality of marine infrastructure are keys in global and competitive logistic environment. The researches relate on the planning, designing and operating in marine infrastructures are very necessary nowadays. The understanding of shipping and maritime sector, expertise in civil construction on the waterfront is required. This book intends to provide the readers with a comprehensive overview of the current state of the art in marine infrastructures through the most excellent contribution from scholars, professors, researchers in the world.