Shipping Industry to Decrease CO2 Emissions

Shipping Industry to Decrease CO2 Emissions

Pollution from ships has been a big concern for years. This is why by 2020 the sulfur content of marine fuel will be lowered to 0.5%, right now it is at 3.5%. Shipping companies have already started to prepare for the change in regulations. One way to adapt is converting the vessels already in use with LNG engines. Another way is investing in sustainable energy like solar and wind cells aboard. It is possible that very soon there will be more zero emissions ships in use.

Sources:https://www.thenational.ae/business/energy/shipping-industry-is-gearing-to-adopt-cleaner-fuels-by-2020-1.736588

https://www.maritime-executive.com/editorials/exhaust-emissions-and-the-cruise-ship-industry

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Dr. Mariana Damova is the CEO of Mozaika, a company providing research and solutions in the field of data science, reasoning with natural language semantics, and natural human computer interfaces, creativity enhancing applications, and research infrastructures for the humanities. Previously, she was a Business development Manager and a Knowledge Management Expert specializing in ontology engineering and linked data management at a world leading technology provider. She was instrumental in the successful winning and knowledge modelling of large data integration and management projects such as the Semantic Knowledge Base for The National Archive of the United Kingdom and Research Space for the British Museum, as well as European FP7 projects such as Europeana Creative and Multisensor. Her work focuses on the design and development of data integration infrastructures which allow efficient querying, access and navigation over linked data. She has managed the building of the official experimental Europeana SPARQL endpoint holding Europeana semantic data. Mariana holds a PhD from the University of Stuttgart and teaches semantic technologies and multimedia at the New Bulgarian University in Sofia. She regularly reviews books and articles for ACM ComputingReviews.com and has authored books and scientific articles in linguistics and semantic technologies. She has successfully lead international interdisciplinary teams and projects carrying technological risks, driven and managed change in engineering and operational contexts in North America and in Europe, and acquired the ability to leverage marketing requirements with knowledge intense technological solutions.

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