Michael Boviatsis PhD Candidate of the University of Piraeus and Academic Head of Shipping School of Aegean College, participated with four papers in the 17th International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology, held in Athens, from 1 to 4 September 2021.
The papers examined the relation between the Environment and the Shipping Industry.
More specifically, the topics of the presentations:
- Practical impediments to the effective utilization of Ballast Water Management Plan from Port facilities and Shipping practice.
- Evaluation of environmental impact assessment factors in maritime industry.
- The Implementation of Risk Management processes as a contributing factor to the minimization of shipping disasters through the study of previous shipping accidents.
- A comparative analysis upon the utilization of exhaust gas cleaning systems, LNG fuels or conventional fuels as the most viable options to comply with the new IMO Low Sulfur Cap Regulations.