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Author Boljat, Helena Ukić
Affiliation University of Split, Faculty of Maritime Studies, Ruđera Boškovića 37, Split, Croatia
E-mail hukic@pfst.hr
Author Vilke, Siniša
Affiliation University of Rijeka, Faculty of Maritime Studies
E-mail vilke@pfri.hr
Author Grubišić, Neven
Affiliation University of Rijeka, Faculty of Maritime Studies, Studentska ul. 2, 51000, Rijeka, Chorwacja
E-mail neven.grubisic@uniri.hr
Author Maglić, Livia
Affiliation University of Rijeka, Faculty of Maritime Studies, Studentska ul. 2, 51000, Rijeka, Chorwacja
E-mail livia@pfri.hr
ISSN printed 1733-8670
URI http://repository.scientific-journals.eu/handle/123456789/2661
Abstract In Europe, at the end of the 20th century, the growth of marinas followed the rapid development of recreational marine activities. This trend has now slowed and today the creation of new marinas or the extension of existing marinas is less common, mainly due to the enforcement of protective environmental regulations. As the port sector is facing some major sustainability challenges, like tackling the pollution generated from port activities, the “green port”, or “green marina”, concept has now become a requirement. Both types of nautical ports, public ports and private marinas, share the same responsibility to achieve management standards. The term “green port” in practice describes the responsible behavior of all stakeholders in the port’s business, with a focus on the long-term vision towards the sustainable and climate-friendly development of the port’s infrastructure. This paper aims to confirm the adequacy of multi-criteria analysis (MCA) for the evaluation and introduction of energy efficient mobility options in nautical ports. Within the paper, a multi-criteria based model for energy- efficient mobility selection is presented. This model is tested on two Croatian private marinas and obtained results indicating the most suitable action for both. The output of the model showed that by far the best energy- efficient solution was the installation of electric charging stations (ECS) for cars. The presented model can assist decision-makers in port authorities and marina administrations in planning and finding the best scenario for the development of energy efficient systems and services.
Publisher Scientific Journals Maritime University of Szczecin, Zeszyty Naukowe Akademia Morska w Szczecinie
Keywords nautical ports
Keywords sustainability challenges
Keywords green ports
Keywords Multi-Criteria Analysis (MCA)
Keywords multi-criteria model
Title Application of multi-criteria analysis for the introduction of green port management practices: an evaluation of energy efficient mobility in nautical ports
Type Original scientific article
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ISSN on-line 2392-0378
Language English
Funding The criteria model and methodology used are developed as part of the DEEP-SEA project – “Development of Energy Efficiency Planning and Services for the Mobility of Adriatic MARINAs” (DEEP-SEA, 2020).
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DOI 10.17402/462
Published 2021-03-31
Accepted 2021-03-12
Recieved 2020-12-10


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