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DOI: 10.5593/SGEM2014/B42/S19.067

SHIPPING AIR POLLUTION ASSESMENT. STUDY CASE ON PORT OF CONSTANTA

N. Florin, P. Catalin, E. Haralambie
Wednesday 1 October 2014 by Libadmin2014

References: 14th International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference SGEM 2014, www.sgem.org, SGEM2014 Conference Proceedings, ISBN 978-619-7105-16-2 / ISSN 1314-2704, June 19-25, 2014, Book 4 ,Vol. 2, 509-516 pp

ABSTRACT
International statistics prove that, nowadays, naval transportation represents an
important source of air pollution. Black Sea, as closed sea, is defined by a significant
and increasing naval traffic. In this framework, noxes emissions from the ships can
affect the people health and the environment. Furthermore, sustaining this point of view, the work paper is revealing within an overtaken analysis, the future rate of naval
transportation noxes volume, recorded within the period of 2006-2012. In this respect,
the authors have made an overall ship operation synthesis focused on pollution agents, within the mentioned period of time, in the studied area of Constanta port. The chosen ship model has been defined based on dedicated statistics as of cargo types, technical operation endowment offered by specialized terminals etc. For the ship model were calculated the major air pollution agents, based on particular computing algorithm. The obtained results may be further used for assessing the impact against the environment in port administration politics, considering some predefined parameters for ships as its tonnage, propelling systems, engine type etc.

Keywords: air pollution, shipping industry.