Bibliometric Analysis on Port and Shipping Researches in Scope of Management Science

Xiang Xu, Huiwen Wang, Yiwei Wu, Wen Yi

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With the economic growth and prosperity, ports and shipping play an increasingly important role in the national economy and international trade. Numerous studies related to the field of port and shipping were conducted to propose some managerial insights. This paper uses the bibliometric method to analyze the research papers published from 2000 to 2019 on port and shipping in the field of management science. The number of published papers, impact score and cite score are identified as evaluation criteria to analyze the research contributions of researchers, affiliated institutions and countries/regions in the port and shipping field. At the same time, the importance of each keyword can be obtained by the bibliometric method, which may help new researchers grasp research hotspots and trends in related fields.

Original languageEnglish
Article number2140027
JournalAsia-Pacific Journal of Operational Research
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2021


  • bibliometric analysis
  • management science
  • Port and shipping

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Management Science and Operations Research

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