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Author Maruszczak, Marianna
Affiliation Maritime University of Szczecin, Faculty of Economics and Transport Engineering Department of Management and Logistics
E-mail m.maruszczak@am.szczecin.pl
Author Sosik-Filipiuk, Katarzyna
Affiliation Maritime University of Szczecin, Faculty of Economics and Transport Engineering Department of Management and Logistics
E-mail k.sosik@am.szczecin.pl
ISSN printed 1733-8670
URI http://repository.scientific-journals.eu/handle/123456789/2701
Abstract The aim of this article is to present the results of research on solutions that can be implemented by the Gdynia Sea Port to allow it to obtain the title of a Green Port. The conducted research concerned a broad area, i.e., the identification of initiatives taken by seaports distinguished as Green Ports and other possible solutions consistent with the ideas of sustainable development. The article focuses on solutions for the Gdynia Sea Port, which, despite the implementation of many pro-ecological initiatives, does not have the official title of a Green Port. Seaports serve many modes of transport, but they are currently dominated by road transport. The activities of seaports located in urban agglomerations significantly contribute to the emission of air pollutants, noise, congestion, and other factors, which directly affect the health and quality of life of its inhabitants. The research process involved a critical literature analysis, the method of deduction, and a structured interview with representatives of the seaport in Gdynia. Based on the conducted research, areas important for obtaining the title of Green Port were identified, including increased investments in renewable and alternative energy sources, as well as a focus on the implementation of intelligent solutions.
Publisher Scientific Journals Maritime University of Szczecin, Zeszyty Naukowe Akademia Morska w Szczecinie
Keywords air quality
Keywords monitoring
Keywords environmental management
Keywords sea ports
Keywords green port
Keywords sustainable port
Keywords urban port
Title Green measures for sustainable sea ports: A case study of the sea port in Gdynia
Type Original scientific article
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ISSN on-line 2392-0378
Language English
Funding No data
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DOI 10.17402/500
Published 2022-03-31
Accepted 2021-12-13
Recieved 2021-07-22

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