Introduction to Maritime Energy and Sustainability
- Understanding the Maritime Sector: Overview and Importance.
- Maritime Energy: Conventional Fuels and their Environmental Impact.
- Introduction to Sustainable Development: Principles and Goals.
- Activity: Group Discussion on the Challenges of Sustainability in Maritime.
Renewable Energy in Maritime Operations
- Exploring Renewable Energy Sources: Wind, Solar, and Beyond.
- The Role of Alternative Fuels in Maritime: LNG, Biofuels, Hydrogen.
- Technological Advancements: Hybrid and Electric Ships.
- Activity: Case Study Analysis on Successful Adoption of Renewable Energy in Maritime.
Emission Reduction Strategies
- Understanding Emission Types and Their Impact: SOx, NOx, CO2.
- Implementing Emission Control Areas (ECAs).
- Energy Efficiency in Ships: Design and Operational Strategies.
- Activity: Role-Playing Exercise on Developing an Emission Reduction Plan.
Impact on Marine Ecosystems and Biodiversity
- Understanding the Impact of Maritime Activities on Marine Ecosystems.
- Mitigating the Effects of Noise, Waste, and Invasive Species.
- Implementing Marine Protected Areas (MPAs).
- Activity: Group Discussion on Balancing Maritime Activities and Marine Conservation.
Towards a Sustainable Maritime Future
- Policy and Regulatory Framework for Sustainable Maritime.
- Global Trends and Initiatives: IMO 2020, 2050 Strategy, and Beyond.
- Navigating the Transition: Challenges and Opportunities.
- Activity: Scenario-Based Exercises on Navigating a Sustainable Maritime Future.