Labor Toolkit

Framework for Port Reform

Readers of this module should be able to grasp the overall approach of port reform through an overview of all the various issues to be dealt with throughout the reform process, as detailed in the subsequent seven modules.

CONTENTS

MODULE 1
Framework for Port Reform

Introduction and Objectives

Context for the Framework Module

The Port Business Environment

A Road Map for the Port Reform Process

Setting Reform Objectives and Planning for the Creation of Value

Reform Policy Decision Context

Methods of Private Sector Involvement

Modes of Public Interest Oversight

Regulatory Oversight: Economic and Technical Issues

Oversight Administration

Port Sector Funding: Financial Implications and Risk Allocation

Legal Framework Adaptation

Service Packaging and Restructuring

Labor Adjustment and Settlement

Responsibility for Implementing Port Reform

Sequencing of Transactions

Transaction Preparation

Implementing Port Reform: Pulling It All Together

BOXES

Box 1: Port of Cartagena (Colombia) Performance Improvements since Private Concessioning in 1994

Box 2: Argentina: Selected Performance Indicators for the Port of Buenos Aires

Box 3: Port Projects with Private Participation in Developing Countries

Box 4: Investments in Port Projects with Private Participation in Developing Countries by Project Type, 19922004

Box 5: Public-Private Roles in Port Management

Box 6: Port Reform Decision Tree

Box 7: The Public-Private Balance of Risk and Regulation

Box 8: Shifting the Boundary of a Public-Private Partnership


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How To Use The Toolkit

Overview

Framework for Port Reform

Introduction and Objectives

Context for the Framework Module

The Port Business Enviroment

A Road Map for the Port Reform Process

Implementing Port Reform:
Pulling It All Together

The Evolution of Ports in a Competitive World

Alternative Port Management Structures and Ownership Models

Legal Tools for Port Reform

Financial Implications of Port Reform

Port Regulation:
Overseeing the Economic Public Interest in Ports

Labor Reform and Related Social Issues

Implementing Port Reform

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