Around 2,000 sizeable ships are normally at sea at any time in the Baltic, including large oil tankers, ships carrying dangerous and potentially polluting cargoes, and many large passenger ferries. The Baltic Sea has some of the busiest shipping routes in the world. Marine chemical transportation is constantly growing, in regard with the number of chemicals and the total volume of goods transported. Great deal of these chemicals is dangerous to the environment.
|Title of host publication||Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Maritime Transport and Maritime History|
|Subtitle of host publication||Maritime transport III|
|Place of Publication||Barcelona|
|Publisher||Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya|
|Publication status||Published - 2006|
|MoE publication type||B3 Non-refereed article in conference proceedings|
|Event||3rd International Conference on Maritime Transport and Maritime History: Maritime transport III - Barcelona, Spain|
Duration: 16 May 2006 → 19 May 2006
|Conference||3rd International Conference on Maritime Transport and Maritime History|
|Period||16/05/06 → 19/05/06|
- The Baltic Sea
- maritime transport
Hänninen, S., & Rytkönen, J. (2006). Transportation of chemicals by tankers in the Baltic Sea area. In Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Maritime Transport and Maritime History: Maritime transport III (pp. 1035-1044). Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya.