Empty Container Repositioning (ECR) - An Evidence from Mauritius
Empty Container Repositioning (ECR) is in quest of attention and has to address the needs of shippers between
seaports globally. The cost of Empty Container Repositioning (ECR) constitutes a substantial component of total cost of
running a global container taskforce operation, the delinquent has been receiving increasing attention from scholars. The
multiplicity of this literature demands an expansion and appropriate classification scheme to identify trends, gaps, and
directions for future research. This paper examines the existing ECR globally and the Shipping Lines in specific to Port Louis,
Mauritius as a potential research direction.
Keywords- Empty Container Repositioning (ECR), Maritime, Shipping Containers, Transportation Costs, Shipping Lines,
Twenty-Equivalent Units (TEU’s).