Shipping and the Environment : Improving Environmental Performance in Marine Transportation


Shipping and the Environment : Improving Environmental Performance in Marine Transportation

Description

This book focuses on the interaction between shipping and the natural environment and how shipping can strive to become more sustainable. Readers are guided in marine environmental awareness, environmental regulations and abatement technologies to assist in decisions on strategy, policy and investments.

You will get familiar with possible paths to improve environmental performance and, in the long term, to a sustainable shipping sector, based on an understanding of the sources and mechanisms of common impacts. You will also gain knowledge on emissions and discharges from ships, prevention measures, environmental regulations, and methods and tools for environmental assessment. In addition, the book includes a chapter on the background to regulating pollution from ships.

It is intended as a source of information for professionals connected to maritime activities as well as policy makers and interested public. It is also intended as a textbook in higher education academic programmes.


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Details

Author(s)
J. Fredrik Lindgren, Selma Brynolf, Magda Wilewska-Bien, Karin Andersson
Format
Hardback | 426 pages
Dimensions
155 x 235 x 25.4mm | 7,981g
Publication date
02 Mar 2016
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG
Imprint
Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. K
Publication City/Country
Berlin, Germany
Language
English
Edition Statement
1st ed. 2016
Illustrations note
49 Illustrations, color; 28 Illustrations, black and white; XXIII, 426 p. 77 illus., 49 illus. in color.
ISBN10
3662490439
ISBN13
9783662490433
Bestsellers rank
3,108,449