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Zhang, C. (author)
master thesis 2017
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de Boer, G.G. (author)
This thesis report considers the topic of sustainable marina development. This term can be understood to be a combination of two terms; “sustainable development” and “marina”. Sustainable development in this research study has been considered in relation to the coastal zone and basically entails an approach to ensure a balance between the...
master thesis 2016
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Shi, Z. (author)
The cross cultural analysis has increasingly become an important research field. One of its merit is to facilitate understanding how the people from different cultural background make decisions differently. The most famous work is done by Hofstede, who introduce a powerful cultural model with 6 cultural dimensions. However, two of these...
master thesis 2016
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Nguyen, T.T.V. (author)
This research proposes a decision support environment to assist the main stakeholders (The Municipality, Consumers, Network operators, Energy providers and Technology enablers) during the energy transition decision making process at city level. The research is a part of the TRANSFORM project’s work package three. The TRANSFORM project develops a...
master thesis 2014
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Dobrochinski, J.P.H. (author)
Large capital and maintenance dredging operations are required to ensure the accessibility of many ports. The expenses associated with the dredging operations can have a significant impact on the finances of these ports. Therefore, considerable attention to the design of the width and depth aspects of access channels is justifiable. This study...
master thesis 2014
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Kerssens, P.A. (author)
The distance between marinas along the Dutch coast is large. By building marinas on strategic locations along the coast, sailing times can be reduced significantly. However, building marinas bordering the North Sea is expensive due to the lack of sheltering from waves. Hook of Holland is such a strategic location, located at a distance of 30...
master thesis 2013
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Wang, H. (author)
The effect of minimum wage policy on employment and working hours is crucial for assessing the overall effect of this policy. A large number of scholars studied this issue from both the theoretical and empirical perspectives, but still no consensus was reached. Under the background of economic rebalance which is a transition from the export...
master thesis 2013
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Dourouka, M.M. (author)
This research has been done in order to describe patterns of interaction and collaboration in an information exchange network of researchers and track them through time. Data were gathered through a small scale online survey among researchers Participating in such a network (eBerea project). A network analysis was performed with UCINET, studying...
master thesis 2013
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Albers, J. (author)
This research has been done to explore the influence of cross-nationality preference in communication and knowledge-transfer on the emergence of collaborations in an academic research network. Hofstede’s cultural dimensions’ Individualism, Long-term orientation and Uncertainty Avoidance are proposed to affect collaboration through participants’...
master thesis 2013
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Almeida Rodrigues, H. (author)
Brazil has an emergent economy, large fresh water resources and is a leading country in food export in several products. While the aquaculture industry has an enormous potential, its production figures are still low when compared to industries such as the meat one. The structural challenges for the sector development can be seen as three types,...
master thesis 2013
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Van der Meer, J. (author)
The port of Beira is an essential driver for economic growth in Mozambique. Its location, with strong connections to the hinterland, creates a promising future for the further development of the port. The port authority requires a new port master plan in order to optimise throughput over available ground and (wet) infrastructure, and to extend...
master thesis 2013
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Van der Ven, P.P.D. (author)
A moored vessel can experience large motions when agitated by waves. As a result, mooring lines risk breaking, the ship becomes a dangerously uncontrolled object, but most importantly unloading and loading the ship is made impossible. From an economic perspective, it is thus important to determine vessel motions due to waves at a berth. A...
master thesis 2012
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Chen, X. (author)
The increasing concerns about global climate change and rising environmental pressures have prompted countries and cities to explore new sustainable development pattern. The concept of eco-city has been proposed as a potential sustainable urban solution. China as the most populous country in the world, is especially challenged by its rapid...
master thesis 2012
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Liu, X. (author)
Historic preservation is always a hot topic in contemporary city development. The heritage witnessed how human life evolved and how the city developed. The high historical value assembles the city’s spirit and it brings to the human a sense of belonging. However, with urbanization and modernization, the heritages are easily under the risks of...
master thesis 2012
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Bour, I.A. (author)
Various authors propose that half of the national and cross-border mergers and acquisitions (M&As) fail to achieve their prior-set targets. One of the most cited cause of failures is ‘culture clashes’. The ‘socio-cultural issues’, as they are in mostly cited, are believed to influence the integration of acquisitions and the overall success of...
master thesis 2012
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Saporiti, A.N. (author)
The last 30 years saw an enormous increase in communication technologies and services. The world has become a smaller place due to Internet, computers and mobile phones, which enable people to communicate from anywhere quickly and effectively. Along with these changes a new industry, the Information and Communications Technology Industry (ICT),...
master thesis 2012
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Devillé, S.B. (author)
In this thesis the current anchoring situation, especially in terms of occupancy and space use within anchorages, in the anchorages in the offshore approach of the port of Rotterdam in assessed by means of data analysis of historical data. Using this data analysis as input a stochastic simulation model is constructed in MATLAB to assess...
master thesis 2011
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Sharif Mohseni, N. (author)
Container traffic has grown exponentially since 1980 and has become a reliable and efficient means of transportation of goods. In addition, world wide containerization and the availability of cheap and frequent container transport to all corners of the world have had a profound influence on industrial production, transport and the environment....
master thesis 2011
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Henneveld, T.M. (author)
The space in the Port of Rotterdam is getting scarce due to the growth of the port. This is the reason why the port authority shows the ambition to intensify the space in the port. The EMO-peninsula on the first Maasvlakte is one of the areas in the port where there is a lack of space. There are three companies who are based on the peninsula....
master thesis 2011
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Jiang, T. (author)
China is changing fast. Large infrastructure and construction projects turned China into the world’s largest importer of heavy construction equipment. Many projects are built in a very short period of time. Most observations outside of China are referred to fast prestigious projects such as Beijing Olympics subway, Beijing International Airport...
master thesis 2010
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