Carbon Dioxide Emission in Maritime Container Transport and comparison of European deepwater ports: CO2 Calculation Approach, Analysis and CO2 Reduction Measures

Carbon Dioxide Emission in Maritime Container Transport and comparison of European deepwater ports: CO2 Calculation Approach, Analysis and CO2 Reduction Measures

by Konstantin Veidenheimer

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Overview

Maritime container transport accounts for approximately 90 percent of global trade volumes. Largest container vessels represent challenges for container ports, such as the required draft of 15.5 meters. In order to be competitive, many ports try to integrate in global supply chains. Furthermore, environmental issues play a growing role in the maritime business. Hence, this book concentrates on CO2 emissions from maritime supply chains involving European deepwater ports. This research investigates carbon dioxide emissions of maritime container transport from Asia into the European hinterland through new built German Jade-Weser-Port (JWP) compared to the deepwater ports of Rotterdam, Antwerp, Zeebrugge and Trieste. Furthermore, these ports are compared on the basis of competitive factors such as port characteristics and hinterland connectivity. This book also addresses measures for CO2 reduction in maritime door-to-door container transport.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783954892037
Publisher: Anchor Academic Publishing
Publication date: 03/31/2014
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 5.83(w) x 8.27(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

Konstantin Veidenheimer, (MSc), was born in 1983 in Kazakhstan. He graduated his Master of Science study in Logistics and Supply Chain Management with distinction in 2011 in Edinburgh (UK). The Author received an award for Logistics Masters Dissertation of the Year 2012 by CILT UK (Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport). Green Logistics and carbon auditing was one major research area during his study. Besides theoretical knowledge the author has also professional Know-How in maritime transport sector. This knowledge could successfully be transferred into this book.

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