Maritime Policy & Management, Volume 45, Issue 2, March 2018

Maritime Policy & Management, Volume 45, Issue 2, March 2018 is now available online.
This new issue contains the following articles:

Original Articles

Examining the theoretical–empirical inconsistency on stationarity of shipping freight rate
Ying Kou, Meifeng Luo & Yifei Zhao
Pages: 145-158 | DOI: 10.1080/03088839.2017.1418091

Seasonality patterns in the container shipping freight rate market
Jingbo Yin & Jinhao Shi
Pages: 159-173 | DOI: 10.1080/03088839.2017.1420260

Combination hedging strategies for crude oil and dry bulk freight rates on the impacts of dynamic cross-market interaction
Xiaolin Sun, Hailong Liu, Shiyuan Zheng & Shun Chen
Pages: 174-196 | DOI: 10.1080/03088839.2017.1418092

The value of options for time charterparty extension: an artificial neural networks (ANN) approach
Heesung Yun, Sangseop Lim & Kihwan Lee
Pages: 197-210 | DOI: 10.1080/03088839.2017.1392630

Short-term liner shipping bunker procurement with swap contracts
Yadong Wang, Qiang Meng & Zhijia Tan
Pages: 211-238 | DOI: 10.1080/03088839.2017.1375165

Port competition with accessibility and congestion: a theoretical framework and literature review on empirical studies
Yulai Wan, Anming Zhang & Kevin X Li
Pages: 239-259 | DOI: 10.1080/03088839.2017.1403053

Pricing strategies for port competition and cooperation
Wei Xing, Qing Liu & Guangjun Chen
Pages: 260-277 | DOI: 10.1080/03088839.2017.1405290