Research Focus 1

Knowledge in Global Change - Markets, Trade, and Shipping

Safe and efficient shipping faces challenges in the age of globalisation through trade in markets operating worldwide. Applications for ship safety and navigation play just as much a role as processes of socio-economic evaluation in the knowledge society.

Areas of Competence:

  • trade relations and law in the Baltic Sea Region
  • social change in Eastern Europe
  • economic sustainability
  • efficient shipping to ensure safe and environmentally friendly transportation by sea
  • energy efficient loading of seagoing vessels and multimodal transport
  • short Sea Shipping and maritime logistics
  • sustainable supply chain management
  • green transport corridors
  • innovative and environmentally friendly technologies in shipping