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Port administration : public versus private sector (English)

Governments around the world are improving the operational efficiency of national ports through institutional reform, changing the role of port authorities, and increasing use of the private sector. The trend has been to encourage decentralization and the privatization of port activities. This brief presents three institutional issues which must be examined: the role of the national port authority; the role of the local port authority; and the role of the private sector.




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Lethbridge,John R. Ra'anan, Zvi

Port administration : public versus private sector (English). Infrastructure notes ; no. PS-5 Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.