Vol. 63 No. 2

Analysis of the Intermodal Transport Efficiency in the Central and Eastern Europe

The paper focuses on the problem of the efficiency of the intermodal transport system. Among the factors determining the transport system the key factors of the intermodal transport development in the Central and Eastern Europe were selected. The analysis included: intermodal transport units (ITU), means of transport and transhipment technologies, as well as organization conditions…

Cruise Shipping in the Adriatic-Ionian Region and its Potential

Continuing – and constant – growth in world maritime traffic, and the increasing number of cruise ships in the Adriatic-Ionian region, was the motive for this study. Maritime passenger transport represents important part of tourism. This paper deals with maritime passenger transport, more specifically, maritime cruise traffic. Based on the data gathered through the EA…

Transport of Tropical Fruits to Central Europe

The paper analyses the transport of exotic fruit from tropical and subtropical areas to the shopping malls located in Central Europe. The exotic fruit belongs to the group of perishable goods. After its harvest and stowage into transport boxes, it is transported in the refrigerated containers by container vessels. Specific conditions (the temperature, the humidity…