The Eastern Gulf of Finland hosts a variety of human activities as well as sites of cultural, historical and natural values. The geographically small coastal and marine area is rich with major ports, busy waterways, blue economy businesses activities, and a wide variety of leisure activities. Inevitably, environmental challenges cannot be avoided. Therefore, the needs and interests of different actors need to be considered and balanced, natural and cultural values should be preserved, environmental impacts mitigated, and efforts made to improve the state of the environment where needed.
Keyword: Sea and maritime studies
The event focuses especially on the benefits digital tools and solutions can offer for industry end-users. Findings from ECOPRODIGI’s industry cases on digital performance monitoring, optimisation of cargo stowage and shipyard processes will be presented as concrete examples of how digital technologies can be utilised and what kind of advantages they can provide e.g. in terms of:
- reductions in fuel consumption and emissions
- improved utilisation of assets and resources
- more efficient processes and better productivity
- training solutions
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An international conference on European maritime research was organised at the University of Turku on 24–25 September. In addition to maritime planning and the technology within, the speeches covered oil spill accident response.
The University of Turku is the only academic partner in the international maritime consortium and represents expertise in research. The University of Turku was invited to join a development consortium of international maritime technology leaders which aims at developing the investment process in container ships and creating novel business models.