Port Performance Research Network

Department of Maritime Administration is organizing the 2015 Port Performance Research Network (PPRN) meeting in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Dr. Grace Wang, Texas A&M University Galveston, and Dr. Athanasios Pallis, the University of the Aegean, serve as the chair of the planning committee.
The PPRN is an informal network of maritime economists interested in issues of port policy. Founded and chaired by Dr. Mary R. Brooks, it was established at the International Association of Maritime Economists 2001 meeting in Hong Kong to undertake empirical testing of antecedents for port performance and governance and to identify key successes and failures in port reform. Please go to PPRN web site as to find out more information.

Center for Ports & Waterways

America’s ports, waterways and intermodal connections are critical to our national transportation system. Economic, social, environmental and infrastructure issues tie ports to many aspects of the country’s national interest as a whole.

To help preserve this vital economic component and to position the industry to take advantage of opportunities for growth, the Texas Legislature established the Texas A&M Transportation Institute’s (TTI’s) Center for Ports and Waterways (CPW) in 1995. CPW provides valuable applied research at the local, regional and national levels.

Download: Center for Ports and Waterways Factsheet (PDF)

For Additional Information visit TTI's Center for Ports & Waterways Website