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Table 2 Factors grouped by type

From: Investigating the bunkering choice determinants: the case of the port of Antwerp

1st level 2nd level
PRICE Fuel price
PROP_F Fuel quality
COST_OTH Port tariffs Prices of complementary services for fuel supply at berth (pilotage, mooring, etc.) Prices of complementary services for fuel supply at anchorage
GEO Geographical advantage Accessibility to port (from sea side) Hinterland proximity
P_CONGESTION Anchoring and docking availability Supply waiting time Provision of services, port congestion Port access waiting time
PROP_P Ship inspection thoroughness Simplicity of crew changes Presence of restrictive environmental regulations Customs strictness Clear and precise information about services Port security Organizational tradition and capacity Industrial disputes
  1. Source: own composition