• #IAPH2023
  • 31 October – 2 November 2023 | Abu Dhabi, UAE

Thanos Pallis

Department of Maritime Studies University of Piraeus

Professor in Port and Shipping Economics and Policy

Thanos Pallis is Professor of Ports and Shipping Economics and Policy at the Department of Maritime Studies University of Piraeus, Greece. Co-director of the web-knowledge platform Port Economics, and of the global Port Performance Research Network (PPRN), in 2022 he was listed in the top-2% of most cited researchers in the realm of transportation and logistics around the globe. A regular advisor of international institutions on projects shaping maritime shipping and ports in North America, South America, Asia, and Europe, he led UN research on the impact of the pandemic on maritime supply chains. He served as President of the International Association of Maritime Economists (IAME), Fulbright Scholar at Columbia University, US, Secretary-General of MedCruise, and General Secretary for Ports & Port Policy, in Greece. He co-authors the book Port Economics, Management and Policy. A member of the IAPH Risk & Resilience Committee and the Cruise Committee, he co-authors the IAPH World Ports Tracker.

Sessions With Thanos Pallis

Wednesday, 1 November

  • 02:00pm - 02:30pm (GST) / 01/nov/2023 10:00 am - 01/nov/2023 10:30 am

    Using Aggregate Port Data to Forecast Better - The IAPH World Ports Tracker

    The IAPH World Ports Tracker is the successor the WPSP -IAPH COVID19 Port Economic Barometer and has a wealth of historic data accumulated since its launch at last year's IAPH World Ports Conference. In this session you will hear from it's co author and from UNCTAD on how the Tracker can be used to forecast future regional and shipping sector trends at your port, whether its container, bulk, liquid bulk/gas, general cargo or cruise.