Li, X.P.; Zhao, X.Y., and Bai, D.L., 2020. Marine transport efficiency evaluation of cross-border logistics based on AHP-TOPSIS method. In: Al-Tarawneh, O. and Megahed, A. (eds.), Recent Developments of Port, Marine, and Ocean Engineering. Journal of Coastal Research, Special Issue No. 110, pp. 95–99. Coconut Creek (Florida), ISSN 0749-0208.
Ocean transportation is one of the main means of cross-border logistics transportation. There are many factors that affect ocean transportation. How to find out the main factors is the key to improve the efficiency of cross-border logistics ocean transportation. Based on the AHP—TOPSIS method, an evaluation system of cross-border logistics marine transportation efficiency is constructed with port efficiency, port throughput, marine vessel efficiency, ocean port cooperation as the main level indicators, and it is applied to the empirical analysis of five representative ports in China, namely Dalian port, Tianjin port, Qingdao port, Shanghai Port and Guangzhou port. The results show that Shanghai port has the highest marine transportation efficiency. At the same time. Port handling and communication efficiency is the main factor affecting the efficiency of marine transportation.