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Shipping companies will find answers in Danish calculation model

A new computer calculation model developed by Senior Researcher from the Technical University of Denmark, Hans Otto Kristensen and Associate Professor from the University of Southern Denmark, Jakob Kronbak, may help shipping companies and suppliers predict the energy need and emissions from ships and the external costs of pollution.

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How many hazardous substances are emitted from a ship? How much fuel is needed to comply with the new EEDI demands? And what are the costs for the surrounding society of the pollution from ships?

Now, shipping companies, suppliers and other actors may find answers to these questions in a new two-part model developed by Senior Researcher from the Technical University of Denmark, Hans Otto Kristensen and Associate Professor from the University of Southern Denmark, Jakob Kronbak. Yesterday, the model was presented for the first time at the conference “Environmental Demands in Shipping” arranged by the Danish Society for Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering.

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