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Environmental challenges and solutions in shipping

This special issue deals with recent research results presented during the WCTR SIGA2 2015 Conference held in Antwerp. It presents various contributions in the field of environmental issues in maritime shipping and ports, dealing with problem identification as well as solutions that can be put in place to mitigate or take away impacts.

Edited by: Thierry VaneIslander, Edwin van Hassel and Venus Lun

  1. Original article

    Financial modelling and analysis of the management of dredged marine sediments – development of a decision support tool

    The management of dredged sediments is a major challenge for many ports and harbours who need to maintain navigable access. Sediment volumes produced may be significant and expensive to manage. This paper pres...

    Joseph Harrington, J. Murphy, M. Coleman, D. Jordan and G. Szacsuri

    Journal of Shipping and Trade 2016 1:7

    Published on: 20 July 2016