Sustainability assessment of ship energy systems at the design phase: integrating environmental and economic aspects

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Abstract

Sustainable development of the shipping sector is becoming increasingly important for policy, decisions makers, as well as, academia. A gap in assessing the sustainability of ship systems exists, even though the ship energy systems have the major environmental and economic impacts over the vessel’s operational lifetime. The purpose of this paper is to present the status of sustainability assessment in the shipping sector and introduce a method that can facilitate the integrated assessment of environmental and economic sustainability of ship systems lifetime at the design phase, by taking into consideration the operational and regulatory requirements of the vessel.
Original languageEnglish
Pages1-10
Number of pages10
Publication statusPublished - 27 Feb 2017
Event4th International EurOMA Sustainable Operations and Supply Chains Forum - Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy
Duration: 27 Feb 201728 Feb 2017

Conference

Conference4th International EurOMA Sustainable Operations and Supply Chains Forum
Abbreviated titleSOSCF 2017
CountryItaly
CityMilan
Period27/02/1728/02/17

Keywords

  • operational profile
  • sustainability
  • ship energy systems
  • sustainable development
  • shipping sector
  • sustainability assessment

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