10.09.2017

GREEN SHIPPING MANAGEMENT

Green Shipping Management

Author(s) Y. H. Venus Lun, Kee-Hung Lai
Publisher Springer
Date 2016
Pages 134
Format pdf
Size 3 Mb
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Environmentally friendly operations have been widely discussed. As transport service providers that facilitate trade flows within the worldwide supply chain, most of the shipping companies initiated the process of responding to the important environmental concerns by means of embracing the newly proposed "green shipping practices" in order to green their operations.

GSPs are considered to be right there among the environmental management practices that are commonly undertaken by shipping companies in performing shipping activities. GSPs include calculation of the carbon footprint of the shipping routes as well as using alternative shipping equipment with the intention to reduce environmental damage in transporting cargoes.

One of the examples is the operations of RSC, standing for the River Shuttle Containers, a service provided by the CMA CGM to transfer the containers between main/feeder ports by vessels having higher carrying capacity than trucks. Compared with the use of trucks, the use of the feeder ships to provide shuttle services reduces carbon emissions...

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