SHIPS MOORING IN THE PORT AS A THREAT TO OUR NATURAL ENVIRONMENT

Tadeusz BORKOWSKI, Dariusz TARNAPOWICZ, Grzegorz NICEWICZ
2012 Management Systems in Production Engineering  
An increase in the marine transportation with growing requirement for electricity by the ships both result in is the increased pollution of the air generated by the ships. This is important for the ports. A comparison among different sources of air pollution produced by the ships in the ports is presented in this article. The estimation of the magnitude of air pollutants emitted by the ships in ports is necessary for the proper economic activity of the port. It also creates the basis to
more » ... e the impact of the port work on the environment. The authors present a methodology of calculating emissions from ships at berth in ports.
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