Maritime Transport and Regional Sustainability
  • Author : Adolf K.Y. Ng
  • Release Date : 13 November 2019
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Genre : Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 360
  • ISBN 13 : 9780128191354

Maritime Transport and Regional Sustainability Book Summary

Maritime Transport and Regional Sustainability is a critical examination on how the maritime transport sector helps regions to achieve their sustainability goals, especially focusing on the challenges posed by climate change. This book analyzes maritime transport from multiple perspectives, establishing a strong theoretical framework drawn on evidence from both the developed and emerging economies across the globe. It identifies commonalities that contribute to a coherent transportregion relationship, including how maritime operations, planning, and management impact regional governance. Tracing the vital threads linking transport to its regional surroundings, Maritime Transport and Regional Sustainability analyses the major issues and challenges that maritime transport researchers, planners, and policymakers are facing. Offers the latest original research and theory for transfer into practice Applies evidence and theory drawn from cases across the globe Assesses major governmental maritime infrastructure initiatives and their relation to sustainability

Maritime Transport and Regional Sustainability

Maritime Transport and Regional Sustainability

Author : Adolf K.Y. Ng,Jason Monios,Changmin Jiang
Publisher : Elsevier
Genre : Technology & Engineering
Total View : 5719 Views
File Size : 43,5 Mb
Get Book

Maritime Transport and Regional Sustainability is a critical examination on how the maritime transport sector helps regions to achieve their sustainability goals, especially focusing on the challenges posed by climate change. This book analyzes maritime transport from multiple perspectives, establishing a strong theoretical framework drawn on evidence from both the ...

Sustainability in the Maritime Domain

Sustainability in the Maritime Domain

Author : Angela Carpenter,Tafsir M. Johansson,Jon A. Skinner
Publisher : Springer Nature
Genre : Science
Total View : 6645 Views
File Size : 46,7 Mb
Get Book

This volume explores options for a sustainable maritime domain, including maritime transportation, such as, Maritime Spatial Planning (MSP), maritime education and training, maritime traffic and advisory systems, maritime security. Other activities in the maritime domain covered in the book include small-scale fisheries and sustainable fisheries, and greening the blue economy. ...

Sustainable Maritime Transportation and Exploitation of Sea Resources

Sustainable Maritime Transportation and Exploitation of Sea Resources

Author : Enrico Rizzuto,Carlos Guedes Soares
Publisher : CRC Press
Genre : Technology & Engineering
Total View : 7344 Views
File Size : 55,5 Mb
Get Book

Sustainable Maritime Transportation and Exploitation of Sea Resources covers the most updated aspects of maritime transports and of coastal and sea resources exploitation, with a focus on (but not limited to) the Mediterranean area. Vessels for transportation are analysed from the viewpoint of ship design in terms of hydrodynamic, structural ...

Environmental Impacts of International Shipping The Role of Ports

Environmental Impacts of International Shipping The Role of Ports

Author : OECD
Publisher : OECD Publishing
Genre : Uncategorized
Total View : 3805 Views
File Size : 42,7 Mb
Get Book

This book examines the environmental impacts of international maritime transport, and looks more in detail at the impacts stemming from near-port shipping activities, the handling of the goods in the ports and from the distribution of the goods to the surrounding regions....

Green Ports

Green Ports

Author : Rickard Bergqvist,Jason Monios
Publisher : Elsevier
Genre : Transportation
Total View : 4576 Views
File Size : 49,5 Mb
Get Book

Green Ports: Inland and Seaside Sustainable Transportation Strategies presents the first book to exclusively focus on this important topic that is usually only covered in brief chapters or journal articles that are too theoretical, fragmented or regionally-focused. This book comprehensively and systematically examines the key issues and best practice for ...

Short Sea Shipping in the Age of Sustainable Development and Information Technology

Short Sea Shipping in the Age of Sustainable Development and Information Technology

Author : Tiago A. Santos,C. Guedes Soares
Publisher : Routledge
Genre : Business & Economics
Total View : 9663 Views
File Size : 54,9 Mb
Get Book

This book provides a thorough understanding of Short Sea Shipping (SSS) and its role in transport chains, presenting a revision of EU policies for SSS. Infrastructure and equipment required for the success of SSS are discussed, including critical features of modern roll-on/roll-off (Ro-Ro) ships and terminals. Models are proposed ...

Maritime Informatics

Maritime Informatics

Author : Mikael Lind,Michalis Michaelides,Robert Ward,Richard T. Watson
Publisher : Springer Nature
Genre : Business & Economics
Total View : 6511 Views
File Size : 52,7 Mb
Get Book

Shipping is the world’s oldest sharing economy and is conducted in a self-organizing manner. Shipping is capital, energy, and information intensive, and with the growing impact of digitalization and climate change, there is a need to rethink the management and operations of this critical global industry - assisted in ...

Port Strategy for Sustainable Development

Port Strategy for Sustainable Development

Author : Elvira Haezendonck
Publisher : MDPI
Genre : Business & Economics
Total View : 330 Views
File Size : 54,9 Mb
Get Book

Today, most large port hubs include the circular economy transformation challenge, together with smart digitalization and Internet of Things (IoT), in their strategic priorities. However, many ports do not seem to have progressed beyond incremental, small-scale sustainable innovations or the support of rather fragmented sustainability initiatives. The challenges are complex, ...