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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. Content type: Original article

    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...

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

    Citation: Journal of Shipping and Trade 2016 1:7

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  2. Content type: Original article

    In this research we evaluate the environmental economic impact of shipping from the perspective of CO2 emissions by implementing Marine Emission Trading Scheme (METS), as defined. This trading scheme is based on ...

    Authors: Elyakim Ben-Hakoun, Mordechai Shechter and Yehuda Hayuth

    Citation: Journal of Shipping and Trade 2016 1:5

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  3. Content type: Original article

    From a European, regional and local perspective, as well as from the point of view of port authorities, it is important that waterborne transport should be sustainable. In this context, liquefied natural gas (...

    Authors: Raimonds Aronietis, Christa Sys, Edwin van Hassel and Thierry Vanelslander

    Citation: Journal of Shipping and Trade 2016 1:2

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