Green Ports

Green Ports: Inland and Seaside Sustainable Transportation Strategies presents the first book to exclusively focus on this important topic that is usually only covered in brief chapters or journal articles that are too theoretical, fragmented or regionally-focused. This book comprehensively and systematically examines the key issues and best practice for understanding green ports and quantifying aspects of their environmental performance. This applied research book will help researchers formulate the needed research questions. Includes practical application tools and techniques for increasing sustainability throughout the entire transportation chain Provides an overall picture of green ports through a collection of expert specialists Examines how ports and surrounding areas are addressing the environmental impacts related to growth in the cruise business Presents a theoretical framework to identify best practices for planning and policymaking for the impacts posed by climate change

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  • Author : Rickard Bergqvist
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 310 pages
  • ISBN : 0128140550
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Green Ports

Green Ports
  • Author : Rickard Bergqvist,Jason Monios
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 21 September 2018
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Green Ports: Inland and Seaside Sustainable Transportation Strategies presents the first book to exclusively focus on this important topic that is usually only covered in brief chapters or journal articles that are too theoretical, fragmented or regionally-focused. This book comprehensively and systematically examines the key issues and best practice for understanding green ports and quantifying aspects of their environmental performance. This applied research book will help researchers formulate the needed research questions. Includes practical application tools and techniques for increasing

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Ports Into the Next Century
  • Author : Institution of Civil Engineers (Great Britain)
  • Publisher : Thomas Telford
  • Release : 28 October 1991
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Industry professionals from all aspects of port administration, design and operation, together with consultants from Customs and Excise, the fishing industry and engineering profession, present the issues concerning the future of ports.

Climate Change and Adaptation Planning for Ports

Climate Change and Adaptation Planning for Ports
  • Author : Adolf K. Y. Ng,Austin Becker,Stephen Cahoon,Shu-Ling Chen,Paul Earl,Zaili Yang
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 14 August 2015
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As key links in transportation and supply chains, the effect of climate change on seaports has broad implications for the development prospects of the global economy. However, the picture is very uncertain because the impacts of climate change will be felt very differently around the world, both positively and negatively. This book addresses the need for quality theoretical analysis, highly innovative assessment methodologies, and insightful empirical global experiences so as to identify the best international practices, planning and appropriate policies

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Advanced Engineering for Processes and Technologies II
  • Author : Azman Ismail,Wardiah Mohd Dahalan,Andreas Öchsner
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 22 February 2021
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This book “Advanced Engineering for Processes and Technologies II” provides a good platform for participating researchers and academicians to share their latest innovation, technology and research findings in the areas of marine engineering technology and applications, sea management as well as engineering education. It offers an opportunity for academicians of the Universiti Kuala Lumpur, Malaysian Institute of Marine Engineering Technology (UniKL MIMET) to exchange ideas and establish a professional network. There are more than 30 papers covering a wide range of

Port Strategy for Sustainable Development

Port Strategy for Sustainable Development
  • Author : Elvira Haezendonck
  • Publisher : MDPI
  • Release : 23 March 2021
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Today, most large port hubs include the circular economy transformation challenge, together with smart digitalization and Internet of Things (IoT), in their strategic priorities. However, many ports do not seem to have progressed beyond incremental, small-scale sustainable innovations or the support of rather fragmented sustainability initiatives. The challenges are complex, since ports do not only have to reconsider their own core activities but also their role in the supply chain of shippers, to lift themselves out of the linear lock-in.

Corporate Social Responsibility in the Maritime Industry

Corporate Social Responsibility in the Maritime Industry
  • Author : Lisa Loloma Froholdt
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 16 March 2018
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This book addresses the environmental, legal, social, and economic aspects of corporate social responsibility in the maritime industry. It discusses the voluntary aspects of the CSR concept and how the lines between informal and formal rules are merging and becoming fuzzy. Further, it shows how regulation is enhancing responsibility and sustainability in the maritime industry.The book gathers the experiences of the WMU, IMO, UN and public and private actors in developing and developed countries in the maritime industry.

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Balancing Green
  • Author : Yossi Sheffi
  • Publisher : MIT Press
  • Release : 09 March 2018
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An expert on business strategy offers a pragmatic take on how businesses of all sizes balance the competing demands of profitability and employment with sustainability. The demands and stresses on companies only grow as executives face a multitude of competing business goals. Their stakeholders are interested in corporate profits, jobs, business growth, and environmental sustainability. In this book, business strategy expert Yossi Sheffi offers a pragmatic take on how businesses of all sizes—from Coca Cola and Siemens to Dr.

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Out of China
  • Author : W. Ravesteijn
  • Publisher : WIT Press
  • Release : 04 August 2021
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The Silk Road of the 21st Century, announced by Chinese President Xi Jinping in 2013, will certainly change the world. It will definitely stimulate economic growth and prosperity in China, the rest of Asia and elsewhere. But how can we prevent the environmental damage and the increasing inequality on a planetary scale brought about by the construction of this “road” - or in reality: a network of highways, railways, sea routes and other connections? This book deals with the question for

Ports and Networks

Ports and Networks
  • Author : Harry Geerlings,Bart Kuipers,Rob Zuidwijk
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 22 August 2017
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Written by leading experts in the field, this book offers an introduction to recent developments in port and hinterland strategies, operations and related specializations. The book begins with a broad overview of port definitions, concepts and the role of ports in global supply chains, and an examination of strategic topics such as port management, governance, performance, hinterlands and the port-city relationship. The second part of the book examines operational aspects of maritime, port and land networks. A range of topics

Sustainable Shipping

Sustainable Shipping
  • Author : Harilaos N. Psaraftis
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 11 February 2019
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International shipping is currently at a crossroads. The decision of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) in April 2018 to adopt an Initial Strategy so as to achieve by 2050 a reduction of at least 50% in maritime greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions vis-à-vis 2008 levels epitomizes the last among a series of recent developments as regards sustainable shipping. It also sets the scene on what may happen in the future. Even though many experts and industry circles believe that the IMO decision is in

Perspectives on the Blue Economy

Perspectives on the Blue Economy
  • Author : Vijay Sakhuja,Kapil Narula
  • Publisher : Vij Books India Pvt Ltd
  • Release : 01 March 2017
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This volume is a collection of short essays articles on the multidimensional aspects of the blue economy. It presents perspectives on the concept and the essential ingredients of the blue economy such as marine resources, maritime infrastructure and marine environment. International cooperative approaches to promote blue economy, the role of maritime governance and capacity building are discussed in the context of implementing the blue economy. The book also promotes the importance of sustainable utilization of the oceans which lies at

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Intelligence Science I
  • Author : Zhongzhi Shi,Ben Goertzel,Jiali Feng
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 16 October 2017
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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the Second International Conference on Intelligence Science, ICIS 2017, held in Shanghai, China, in October 2017. The 38 full papers and 9 short papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 82 submissions. They deal with key issues in intelligence science and have been organized in the following topical sections: theory of intelligence science; cognitive computing; big data analysis and machine learning; machine perception; intelligent information processing; and intelligent applications.

Network, Smart and Open

Network, Smart and Open
  • Author : Rita Lamboglia,Andrea Cardoni,Renata Paola Dameri,Daniela Mancini
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 04 February 2018
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This book presents a collection of original research papers addressing the relationship between information systems (IS) and innovation. “Open”, “Smart” and “Network” are three keywords that are currently guiding information systems (IS) innovation, enhancing IS potentialities and their ability to support decision-making processes. The book discusses the relevance of these three new concepts in connection with technological and organizational innovations (i.e. cloud, smart technologies and networking), and the role they play in the development of accounting and management information