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ISSN: 2047-7031

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ISSN: 2047-7031  
Volume  3   Issue 11  2014  
Article Abstract
A New Paradigm for Shipping on the Danube River in Terms of Turkey
Keywords:  Danube River, transportation, shipping trade, ceramic
Asst.Prof.Dr.Gökçe Çiçek CEYHUN
Cost factor is important in terms of both profitability and competition in transportation sector as other segments. Particularly in the crisis periods, different aspects needs bring with new pursuits and bring forward some applications that turn the crisis into the opportunities. This study offers new sights in terms of container shipping for producing companies and merchants. The main subject of this study is analyzing transportation on Danube River in terms of Turkey. There are various studies that offer river transport's spirits for container shipping in the world. Among all the rivers which nourish the Black Sea the Danube River is taking place by its extension 2783 km. This huge area is well known not only as a popular river, but also as a transportation territory for some countries. In this manner the basic objective of this study is to handle Danube River -which is one of the superiorities of Turkey caused by location- from the point of it's economical advantages in transportation. In order to address this question, transportation on the Danube River and Turkey's trade connection for the river have been analyzed in terms of container shipping. Then the world's third ceramic exporter country-Turkey's- ceramic trade options by container shipping on Danube River has been evaluated. The paper concludes as presenting different line of vision and suggests new transport rotation to the ceramic producing companies or merchants for transporting ceramic on the Danube River.
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