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An Analysis of Alternative Energy Sources and Applications in Maritime Transportation with a Strategic Management Approach

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The integration of alternative energy sources in maritime transportation is in line with operational and green strategies that aim to promote sustainability and reduce the negative impacts of transportation on the environment. In this perspective, the purpose of the study is to illustrate the severity of the carbon emission as a result of maritime activities and analyze the current applications to reduce the negative effects on the environment adapting operational and green strategies benefiting from the recent studies in literature. Studies on the use of renewable energy sources such as solar and wind on ships and alternative energy sources such as onshore energy are examined in order to reduce fuel consumption and minimize exhaust gas emissions. Current information on the use of alternative energy systems in ship technology is given. In addition, it is aimed to contribute to the future predictions of the maritime industry by addressing new generation ship designs and projects within the strategic management framework.

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Mızrak, F., Akkartal, G.R. (2024). An Analysis of Alternative Energy Sources and Applications in Maritime Transportation with a Strategic Management Approach. In: Dinçer, H., Yüksel, S., Deveci, M. (eds) Decision Making in Interdisciplinary Renewable Energy Projects. Contributions to Management Science. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-51532-3_8

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