Chinese FDI in European Seaport Infrastructure

Start date: September 2021

Principal Investigator:  Prof. Dr. Sebastian Bersick


The research project focuses on Chinese involvement in North European Seaports. Its objective is an in-depth examination of the Chinese-involved ports in Antwerp and Zeebrugge in Belgium and Hamburg and Jade-Weser in Germany. The research forms part of a book project on “Chinese Seaports in Europe and the Americas” edited by Jean-Marc F. Blanchard, Executive Director of the Mr. & Mrs. S.H. Wong Center for the Study of Multinational Corporations.

Chinese Involvement in North European Seaports: The Cases of Belgium and Germany”, in: Jean-Marc Blanchard (ed.) (2023), Chinese overseas ports in Europe and the Americas: Understanding Smooth and Turbulent Seas, Routledge: Abingdon, pp. 70-92.

⇒ Book description and acquisition here.