Addressing environmental concerns

Robin Berglund

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    In the presentation the main environmental effects of wintertime shipping is addressed. Results from ac-cident statistics analysis in the Baltic Sea is used as a baseline for evaluating the risks in shipping traffic. One way to reduce the emissions is to have an efficient system for ship routing. In the presentation the system used in the Baltic Sea is presented as an example of an operational fleet management tool that uses modern technology (satellite images and AIS position information) to help the icebreakers organise their assistance operations and advise the ships in an optimal way.
    Original languageEnglish
    Number of pages45
    Publication statusPublished - 2007
    MoE publication typeNot Eligible
    EventTechnical Challenges in Ice Operations - Lloyd's Maritime Academy, London, United Kingdom
    Duration: 5 Nov 20076 Nov 2007


    ConferenceTechnical Challenges in Ice Operations
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom


    • Baltic Sea
    • Winter navigation
    • IBNet
    • shipping emissions
    • remote sensing
    • ship routeing


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