Inter-firm cooperation strategies to develop environmental best practices in the Colombian shipyard industry

Ana V Céspedes, Alejandro D Sejnaui, Milena M Ortega
2012 Ciencia y Tecnología de Buques  
The present work aims to develop strategies that allow implementingenvironmental best practices in the Colombian shipyard industry, a sector that has been growing for the last decade and that is identified as a potential world-class industry in the country. Collaborative work was carried out with four of the biggest Colombian shipyards and an international firm to identify legal and operational issues regarding the industrial activity, to reach unified consensus to represent the whole sector.
more » ... the whole sector. Finally, an environmentalbest practices document was elaborated to guideshipyard operationsin the country, with the potential to be constituted as an official guide of the Colombian Ministry for the Environment.
doi:10.25043/19098642.62 fatcat:5fwluwo5q5fxzkplfnb3woj3yy