An empirical research on connecting port and city infrastructure and its implications for the economy – case study: black sea ports

Ștefan-Alexandru Catană, Andreea Barbu


The connection between port and city infrastructure is a hot topic in the global economic context, in general, and in European and Asian economic situations, particularly. In the last year, in the context of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the Black Sea region and its ports have become a topic of interest to the European Union. The paper aims to briefly present and better understand the economic situation of the Black Sea region by presenting the connection between its ports and cities’ infrastructure. The methodology approach was based on a qualitative research method. The authors focused on the description of the characteristics of the ports, as well as on the presentation of the turnover generated, by the country of origin. The paper contributes to the deepening of the theoretical framework to better understand the port and city infrastructure and its implication for the economy.

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