Evenemang 2017-10-24 till 2017-10-25

Shipping and the environment - from regional to global perspectives

It has long been recognised that shipping is a very carbon-efficient transport medium, but there is an increasing focus on its broader environmental consequences. Given its importance for the transport of goods on a global scale, there is a growing interest on the sustainability of the shipping industry. Welcome to this international conference on scientific findings on impacts of shipping on environment and their application in policy, marine spatial planning and the maritime transport sector.

Sessions during the 2-days conference

  • Impacts of shipping on air pollution and climate change including impacts on human health and land ecosystems
  • Impacts of shipping on marine pollution and marine ecosystems
  • Impact of shipping on noise pollution - underwater noise and its impacts on marine biota, above-water noise and its impacts on human well-being
  • Environment and society - socio-economic impacts of shipping,
  • Impacts of shipping on ecosystem services, shipping and marine spatial planning
  • Poster session
  • Panel discussion


The conference is jointly organised by the Bonus project SHEBA and by the International Surface Ocean - Lower Atmosphere Study (SOLAS).

Information and registration