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Tag Archives: shipping
Impact of ‘Fit for 55’ on maritime transport costs
The National Institute for Economic Research has given VTI the assignment of estimating the impact of Fit for 55 (the EU's climate policy package) on shipping. The project includes Senior Analyst Inge Vierth, Researcher Axel Merkel, Analyst Joar Lind and research assistants Karin Ek and Emma...
Posted in Environment and Climate, Freight Transport, Shipping Tagged climate policy, legislation, maritime shipping, maritime transport, shipping Comments Off on Impact of ‘Fit for 55’ on maritime transport costs
Noise from shipping spreads widely
As part of the research project SHIPNOISE, the Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute (VTI) performs measurements and calculations to assess the possible impact of ship noise on human health. This type of research is common for road, rail and aviation; for example, we know that...
Posted in Environment and Climate, Shipping Tagged measurements, noise, ship, shipping, underwater Comments Off on Noise from shipping spreads widely
Full speed ahead for maritime research
A couple of years ago, VTI decided to increase its maritime research, and today about ten people at the institute work with related research in areas such as transport economics, logistics, the environment, and behavioural science. For many years, VTI’s maritime research was quite modest and...
Posted in Shipping Tagged maritime transport, shipping Comments Off on Full speed ahead for maritime research
Samkost 3: Swedish report regarding government commission on the costs of traffic to society has been submitted
Since 2013, the Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute (VTI) has had several government commissions to produce documentation on the costs to society caused by traffic. On 1 November 2018, the agency reported its latest commission, SAMKOST 3. The commission comprised all types of...
Posted in Economics, Environment and Climate Tagged aviation, costs, external effects, macroeconomic costs, shipping Comments Off on Samkost 3: Swedish report regarding government commission on the costs of traffic to society has been submitted