Write your message
   [Home ] [Archive]    
:: Main :: About :: Current Issue :: Archive :: Search :: Submit :: Contact ::
:: Spring ::
Back to the articles list Back to browse issues page
Investigation of Iranian Ports Performance in Oil Exchanges Using Data Envelopment Analysis
Ehsan Sarhadizadeh *1, Mehrnaz Farzingohar1, Niusha Mostoli2
1- Faculty of Marine Science and Technology, University of Hormozgan
2- Faculty of Mathematics, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University
Abstract:   (38 Views)
In this study, the performance and efficiency of 12 ports in the Persian Gulf, Oman and Caspian seas in Iran is evaluated using data envelopment analysis (DEA) method. DEA allows comparing the efficiency in revenue generation of ports with different economies. Two different modeling approaches were presented in this study; based on relating earnings to port operational capability and activity, and based on land indicators, infrastructure, and equipment. The results of this study showed that most of the ports in the Persian Gulf region had a relative efficiency in the field of petroleum products. On the other hand, a significant difference was observed between the nominal capacity of acceptance of petroleum products of ports and the volume of oil product exchanges.
Keywords: |Data Envelopment Analysis|Port Efficiency|Output Oriented CCR model ,
Full-Text [PDF 677 kb]   (14 Downloads)    
Type of Study: Research | Subject: Coastal Engineering
Received: 2020/10/11 | Accepted: 2020/11/18
References
1. Andersen P., Petersen N. C. (1993). A Procedure for Ranking Efficient Units in Data Envelopment Analysis. Management Science, Volume 39, Issue 10, pp 1261-1264. [DOI:10.1287/mnsc.39.10.1261]
2. Asian Development Bank (2010). Central Asia Atlas of Natural Resources. © Asian Development Bank. https://think-asia.org/handle/11540/155. License: CC BY 3.0 IGO.
3. Bashkin V.N. (2006) CASPIAN SEA ENVIRONMENTS. In: MODERN BIOGEOCHEMISTRY: SECOND EDITION. Springer, Dordrecht
4. Chang, Y.T. (2013). Environmental efficiency of ports: A Data Envelopment Analysis approach, Maritime Policy & Management: The flagship journal of international shipping and port research, Volume 40, Issue 5: Ports and the Environment, pp 467-478. [DOI:10.1080/03088839.2013.797119]
5. Charnes. A., Cooper. W.W., Rhodes, E. (1978). Measuring the Efficiency of Decision Making Units. European Journal of Operational Research, Volume 2, Issue 6, pp 429-444. [DOI:10.1016/0377-2217(78)90138-8]
6. Cheon S., Maltz A., Dooley K. (2017). The link between economic and environmental performance of the top 10 U.S. ports, Maritime Policy & Management: The flagship journal of international shipping and port research, Volume 44, Issue 2, pp 227-247. [DOI:10.1080/03088839.2016.1275860]
7. Farrell, M. J. (1957). The measurement of productive efficiency. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society. Series A (General), Volume 120, No. 3, pp 253-290. [DOI:10.2307/2343100]
8. Gray W.O. (2012) Accidental spills from tankers and other vessels. In: Wardley-Smith J. (eds) The Prevention of Oil Pollution. Springer, Dordrecht.
9. Grigoroudis E., Petridis K. (2019), Evaluation of National Environmental Efficiency Under Uncertainty Using Data Envelopment Analysis, Understanding Risks and Uncertainties in Energy and Climate Policy, Springer, Cham, pp 161-181. [DOI:10.1007/978-3-030-03152-7_7]
10. Grimaldi C. S. L., Casciello D., Coviello I., Lacava T., Pergola N. and Tramutoli V., Satellite oil spill detection and monitoring in the optical range, 2010 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, Honolulu, HI, 2010, pp. 4487-4490. doi: 10.1109/IGARSS.2010.5651967. [DOI:10.1109/IGARSS.2010.5651967]
11. Hosseinzadeh Lotfi, F., Jahanshahloo, G., Khodabakhshi, M., Rostamy-Malkhalifeh, M., Moghaddas, Z., Vaez-ghasemi, M. (2013). A Review of Ranking Models in Data Envelopment Analysis. Journal of Applied Mathematics. Hindawi. https://doi.org/10.1155/2013/492421 [DOI:10.1155/2013/492421.]
12. Lee T., Yeo G.T., Thai V.V., (2014), Environmental efficiency analysis of port cities: Slacks-based measure data envelopment analysis approach, Transport Policy, Volume 33, pp 82-88. [DOI:10.1016/j.tranpol.2014.02.009]
13. Lai, H.H., Chang, K.H., Lin, C.L. (2019). A Novel Method for Evaluating Dredging Productivity Using a Data Envelopment Analysis-Based Technique. Mathematical Problems in Engineering. Hindawi. https://doi.org/10.1155/2019/5130835 [DOI:10.1155/2019/5130835.]
14. Mahmoudi, R., Emrouznejad, A., Shetab-Boushehri, S.N., Hejazi, S.R. (2020). The origins, development and future directions of Data Envelopment Analysis approach in transportation systems. Socio-Economic Planning Sciences. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.seps.2018.11.009 [DOI:10.1016/j.seps.2018.11.009.]
15. Mottaghi, A. (2016). Environmental geopolitics of the Caspian basin energy interactions, Caspian Journal of Environmental Sciences, 14(1), 81-90. magiran.com/p1552452.
16. Nikfarjam, H., Rostamy-Malkhalifeh, M., Noura, A, (2018). A New Robust Dynamic Data Envelopment Analysis Approach for Sustainable Supplier Evaluation. Advances in Operations Research, Hindawi. https://doi.org/10.1155/2018/7625025 [DOI:10.1155/2018/7625025.]
17. Razavi, A. (1997). Continental shelf delimitation and related maritime issues in the Persian Gulf. Publications on Ocean Development, v. 29., Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, Boston.
18. Shammas, P. (2001). Iran: Review of Petroleum Developments and Assessments of the Oil and Gas Fields. Energy Exploration & Exploitation - ENERG EXPLOR EXPLOIT. 19. 207-260. 10.1260/0144598011492552. [DOI:10.1260/0144598011492552]
19. Zahran S.Z., Alam J.B., Zahrani A.H., Smirlis Y., Papadimitriou S., Tsioumas V. (2017), Analysis of port authority efficiency using data envelopment analysis, Maritime Economics & Logistics, Volume 19, Issue 3, pp 518-537. [DOI:10.1057/mel.2015.33]
Send email to the article author

Add your comments about this article
Your username or Email:

CAPTCHA


XML     Print



Back to the articles list Back to browse issues page
International Journal of Coastal and Offshore Engineering International Journal of Coastal and Offshore Engineering
Persian site map - English site map - Created in 0.05 seconds with 31 queries by YEKTAWEB 4241