Cost Impact of Green Ship Requirements


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ALKAN A. D.

1st INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON SHIP AND MARINE TECHNOLOGY, İstanbul, Turkey, 08 December 2016, vol.1, no.1, pp.1-10

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 1
  • City: İstanbul
  • Country: Turkey
  • Page Numbers: pp.1-10

Abstract

COST IMPACT OF GREEN SHIP REQUIREMENTS
Ahmet Dursun ALKAN 1
ABSTRACT
The global economy has been propelled by a very large amount by sea having carried more than 90% of global trade volume. Holding the past trend of the last 150 years, it can be estimated that nearly 23 billion tonnes of cargo will be transported by ships by 2060 [1] [2]. This paper give insights into the costly future of green ship requirements. The obvious result of shipping based environmental impact has been known for decades. Today the adverse influences of shipping on human health and climate change have been felt alarmingly and thus regulatory measures imposed by IMO, EU on GHG result significant outfitting and or conversion costs on shipping companies. The paper reports practical examples of cost impacts of green ship requirements and gives advices while discussing good and bad experiences.
Keywords: Climate Change , Green Ship, Cost Impact