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WEGEMT Course on Green Shipping 

Postponed dates to be announced


WEGEMT Course on Green Shipping 1


The European Association of Universities in Marine Technology and Related Sciences (WEGEMT) and The Royal Institution of Naval Architects (RINA) are jointly organizing a 2-day course on “Green Shipping: Energy, Emissions & Economy”.

The course is mainly addressed to postgraduate university students (M.Sc. and PhD) and the professional profiles of managers, middle managers, specialists and qualified professionals in the field of marine technology.

Attendance at this course qualifies as Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and all participants will receive a CPD Certificate.

Below is the detailed schedule of the course:

Topics to be Covered Include:

  • An overview of the criteria and trade-offs in relation to the economic and environmental performance of shipping
  • Major environmental challenges that the shipping industry is facing today and the solutions that policy makers have selected to tackle them
  • NOx and SOx emission control technologies
  • Monitoring CO2 emissions
  • Energy efficiency improvement for existing ships
  • Present Green Shipping initiatives undertaken by the industry either collectively or at company level
  • Automation and control
  • Alternative marine fuels
  • Optimisation of ship control systems
  • Life Cycle thinking – Life Cycle assessment



Day 1 / 27 May 2020

09:00 – 09:10    Welcome/ RINA

09:10 – 09:40    Green shipping: Definition and rationale/George Panagakos (Technical University of Denmark)

09:40 – 10:15    The legal framework (IMO & EU)/George Panagakos (Technical University of Denmark)

10:15 – 10:45   Coffee break

10:45 – 12:00    Taxonomy of CO 2 reduction measures/George Panagakos (Technical University of Denmark)

12:00 – 13:00   Lunch break

13:00 – 14:15    Monitoring CO2 emissions/George Panagakos (Technical University of Denmark)

14:15 – 14:45   Coffee break

14:45 – 16:00    NOx and SOx emission control technologies/Peilin Zhou (Strathclyde University)

16:00 – 17:15    LNG as an alternative marine fuel/Peilin Zhou (Strathclyde University)


Day 2 / 28 May 2020

09:00 – 10:15    Life Cycle thinking – Life Cycle assessment/Nikolaos Ventikos (National Technical University of Athens)

10:15 – 10:45   Coffee break

10:45 – 12:00    Ship air emissions Life Cycle inventory studies/Nikolaos Ventikos (National Technical University of Athens)

12:00 – 13:00   Lunch break

13:00 – 14:15    Energy efficiency improvement of existing ships/Hossein Ghaemi (Gdansk University of Technology)

14:15 – 14:45   Coffee break

14:45 – 16:00    Optimisation of ship control systems/Hossein Ghaemi (Gdansk University of Technology)

16:00 – 17:15    EEDI and ship propulsion systems/Ioannis Ergas (WEGEMT)

17:15 – 17:30    Course evaluation & Goodbye/ RINA

Register Interest 

Click here to register your interest in the WEGEMT Course on Green Shipping and receive updates as they become available.

Course Fees

Course registration fee includes a bound training manual, lunch and refreshments. 

RINA members: £300

Non members: £350

Concessions(Students): £250

*Students studying at a university which is an active member of WEGEMT

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8-9 Northumberland StreetConference Venue

The WEGEMT Course on Green Shipping will be held at the Institution's Headquarters.

8-9 Northumberland Street, London, WC2N 5DA, UK.

Delegates may take advantage of the Institution's membership to stay at Club Quarters, less than one minute's walk from Headquarters 

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