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1 POWERFUL MARITIME TRANSPORTATION NETWORKS : FLOWS AND FACILITIES.

2 Ores and energy resources Services, information

3 Different means of transportation for a global economy : - 70 % of the world transportation made by ships Maritime areas : Container ships (= porte conteneurs). Tankers (= vraquiers). Factory-ships (= navires usines) ; e.g. for transforming fish. Riverways : Barges (= péniches).

4 An oil tanker :

5 A container ship :

6 A factory ship… facing Greepeace : Japanese whalers turn water cannon on Greenpeace protesters, Arctic Ocean, December 16, From :

7 A barge transporting seeds :

8 A barge near a refinery (from :

9 PORT INTERMODAL FACILITIES

10 What’s the logic of INTERMODAL FACILITIES in a trading port ? Case study : Long Beach port, in California.

11 TO BE A REAL TRADING CROSSROADS, A PORT MUST POSSESS : CRANES, to load (embarquer) / unload (débarquer) goods Containers Deep channelled waters Large wharves and lot of space, to stock containers And it must be connected to other means of transportation ; here, trucks ready to drive on highways.

12 Sea Road Air Rail INTERMODAL PLATFORM

13 Sea Road Air Rail INTERMODAL PLATFORM

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15 WHAT’S THE LOGIC OF INTERMODAL FACILITIES ? Ports, airports, stations, highways… To achieve the reduction of costs and the fast supply of the demand, to make global trade possible, those different means have to be connected, in the same places.

16 A LITTORAL FACADE: THE MEETING PLACE OF GLOBAL TRADE FLOWS AXES LITTORAL PORT URBAN CENTER INTERMODAL FACILITY COMMANDING / BUSINESS CENTER PRODUCTION CENTER

17 GLOBAL FLOWS REGIONAL FLOWS HERE IS THE INTERMODAL PLATFORM

18 THE INTERMODAL ORGANIZATION OF ROISSY- CHARLES-DE- GAULLE


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