volume 5, issue 1, P99-120 2019
DOI: 10.1108/mabr-07-2019-0025
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Javier Daniel Ho, Paul Bernal

Abstract: Purpose The purpose of this paper is to fit a logit model for dry bulkers transporting grains through the Panama Canal versus alternative routes destined to East Asia, originating on the US Gulf and East Coast. This is with the purpose of better understanding the attributes. Design/methodology/approach In this paper, grain transits both through the Panama Canal and alternative routes, which are examined, and a logit model is developed to explain the route decision from a carrier/vessel operator point of vie…

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