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Researcher: Shi, W (Dr Wenming Shi)

Fields of Research

Maritime transportation and freight services
Transport economics
Road transportation and freight services
Transportation, logistics and supply chains
Supply chains
Banking, finance and investment
Data security and protection
Rail transportation and freight services
Applied economics
Other commerce, management, tourism and services
Infrastructure engineering and asset management
Tourism forecasting
Tourism economics
Environmental assessment and monitoring
Business information systems
Research, science and technology policy
Planning and decision making
Econometric and statistical methods
Farm management, rural management and agribusiness
Information systems

Research Objectives

International sea freight transport (excl. live animals, food products and liquefied gas)
Coastal sea freight transport
Port infrastructure and management
Management of gaseous waste from transport activities (excl. greenhouse gases)
Economic issues in tourism
Monetary policy
Economic growth
Management of greenhouse gas emissions from transport activities
International passenger water transport (e.g. passenger ships)
Energy transmission and distribution (excl. hydrogen)
Multimodal transport
Wholesale and retail trade
Industry policy
Technological and organisational innovation
Energy storage (excl. hydrogen and batteries)
Climate change adaptation measures (excl. ecosystem)
Service industries standards and calibrations
Institutional arrangements
Information systems, technologies and services
Environmental lifecycle assessment

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A belief rule-based bayesian network approach for assessing risks in the cruise supply chain: an empirical study in Shanghai, China; Ocean and Coastal Management
A critical review of port performance and port choice: a port logistics system perspective; 10th Asian Logistics Round Table (ALRT) 2020 Conference
A cross-country study of competitiveness of the shipping industry; Transport Policy
A cross-region analysis of the output elasticity of transport investment in China; Maritime Policy and Management
A quantitative risk analysis model with integrated deliberative Delphi platform for container shipping operational risks; Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review
A review on ports’ readiness to facilitate international hydrogen trade; International Journal of Hydrogen Energy
A structured review of green shipping research (1987-2016); Annual Conference of the International Association of Maritime Economics (IAME) 2017
Are we born equal: a study of intergenerational income mobility in China; Journal of Demographic Economics
Barriers to intermodal freight diversion: a total logistics cost approach; Annual Conference of the International Association of Maritime Economists (IAME) 2020
Barriers to intermodal freight diversion: a total logistics cost approach; Maritime Economics and Logistics
Carbon dioxide emissions from port container distribution: spatial characteristics and driving factors; Transportation Research. Part D: Transport and Environment
Carrier profitability influenced by large containerships; Research in Transportation Business and Management
Contagion risk between the shipping freight and stock markets: Evidence from the recent US-China trade war; Transportation Review. Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review
Container transport network for sustainable development in South Korea; Sustainability
Determinants of dynamic dependence between the crude oil and tanker freight markets: a mixed-frequency data sampling copula model; Energy
Diversification as an energy importing strategy for China under the Belt and Road Initiative; International Journal of Shipping and Transport Logistics
Does financial deepening drive spatial heterogeneity of PM2.5 concentrations in China? New evidence from an eigenvector spatial filtering approach; Journal of Cleaner Production
Domino effect in marine accidents: Evidence from temporal association rules; Transport Policy
Dynamics and interdependencies among different shipping freight markets; Maritime Policy and Management
Evaluating cybersecurity in the maritime industry; 10th Asian Logistics Round Table (ALRT) 2020 Conference
Evolution of green shipping research: themes and methods; Maritime Policy and Management
External connectivity and its macroeconomic influence of a nation; The 2015 International Association of Maritime Economists (IAME) Conference
Heterogeneity of inbound tourism driven by exchange rate fluctuations: implications for tourism business recovery and resilience in Australia; Current Issues in Tourism
Heterogeneous impact of high speed railway on income distribution: A case study in China; Socio-Economic Planning Sciences
How can shipowners comply with the 2020 global sulphur limit economically?; Transportation Research. Part D
Identifying risks in the cruise supply chain: an empirical study in Shanghai, China; Transportation Research Record
Impact analysis of the traffic convoy system and toll pricing policy of the Suez Canal on the operations of a liner containership over a long-haul voyage; International Journal of Shipping and Transport Logistics
Impact of unexpected events on inbound tourism demand modeling: evidence of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome outbreak in South Korea; Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research
Impacts of high-speed railways on economic growth and disparity in China; Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice
Incentive policy for reduction of emission from ships: a case study of China; Marine Policy
Influence of local government on port investment: implications of China's decentralized port governance system; Maritime Policy and Management
Investigating the practices, problems, and policies for port sea-rail intermodal transport in China; Transportation Research Record
Korean Connectivity of Container Transportation with OBOR Initiative; OBOR Conference 2016
Link prediction of the world container shipping network: A network structure perspective; Chaos
Logistics as a driving force for development under the Belt and Road Initiative - the Chinese model for developing countries; Transport Reviews
Marine piracy prediction and prevention: Policy implications; Marine Policy
Maritime cybersecurity: are onboard systems ready?; Maritime Policy and Management
Maximum utility portfolio construction in the forward freight agreement markets: Evidence from a multivariate skewed t copula; The Journal of Futures Markets
Mechanism of governance pressures, green production and collaboration on the performance of maritime supply chain: evidence from the moderating effect of government subsidies1; Research in Transportation Business & Management
Oil tanker risks on the marine environment: an empirical study and policy implications; Marine Policy
Policy agenda for sustainable intermodal transport in China: An application of the multiple streams framework; Sustainability
Price determination in the electrolytic aluminum industry: the role of electricity prices; Resources Policy
Quantitative modelling of shipping freight rates: developments in the past 20 years; Maritime Policy and Management
Shoppers’ logistics activities in omni-channel retailing: A conceptualisation and an exploration on perceptual differences in effort valuation; Transport Policy
Shore power management for green shipping under international river transportation; Maritime Policy and Management
Spatial distribution of job opportunities in China: evidence from the opening of the high-speed rail; Transportation Research. Part A
Spatial heterogeneity and economic driving factors of SO2 emissions in China: Evidence from an eigenvector based spatial filtering approach; Ecological Indicators
Spatial spillover effects of logistics infrastructure on regional development: evidence from China; Transportation Research. Part A: Policy and Practice
Spatial threshold effect of tax competition on carbon dioxide emissions intensity in China; Climate Policy
Spillover effects and dynamic correlations between spot and forward tanker freight markets; Maritime Policy and Management
The concept of the cruise supply chain and its characteristics: an empirical study of China's cruise industry; Maritime Business Review
The determinants of passengers' safety behaviour on public transport; Journal of Transport & Health
The impact of crude oil price on the tanker market; Maritime Policy and Management
The inhibition effect of bank credits on PM2.5 concentrations: Spatial evidence from high-polluting firms in China; Environmental Pollution
Themes and tools of maritime transport research during 2000-2014; Maritime Policy and Management
Time-varying copula models in the shipping derivatives market; Empirical Economics
Tourism as an important impetus to promoting economic growth: A critical review; Tourism Management Perspectives
Towards 25,000 TEU vessels? A comparative economic analysis of ultra‑large containership sizes under diferent market and operational conditions; Maritime Economics & Logistics
Universal point scheme with a platform and multiple retailers; International Journal of Production Research
Urban–rural income disparity and inbound tourism: spatial evidence from China; Tourism Economics

Research Projects

Evaluating cybersecurity in the maritime industry; International Association of Maritime Universities (IAMU)
Integration of ports in global hydrogen supply chains: Opportunities and challenges; International Association of Maritime Universities (IAMU)
Maritime connectivity and economic growth in Australia; University of Tasmania (UTAS)

Research Candidate Supervision