Development of Sustainable Practices for the Maritime Industry


The main purpose of the study is to specify what are the steps taken to the development of new and sustainable practices for the maritime industry and methodologies that have been taken by ports, vessels and shipping industry.

Current environmental issues such as, energy efficiency, atmospheric pollution, and the introduction of alien species by ships have become an adverse impact on the environment as well as to the society as a whole. However, the research further reviews on the concepts, policies, rules and regulations, methodologies and analysis in eliminating the negative impacts that is caused by the shipping industry. Preferably, the effort to achieve green shipping must consider on the economic growth and social circumstances of each measure.

In this context, the aim of this article is to explore the classic terms of green shipping, environmental protection and the way towards a sustainable development in the maritime industry.


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