The Maritime Transportation Programme is committed to preserving the benefits of mobility for future generations, while contributing to greater knowledge on the challenges associated with safety, environmentally friendliness and effective maritime transport.
Shipping is one of the world’s most international industries. The primary task for this industry is to transport cargo and passengers around the world and perform maritime service operations. The demand for seaborne trade follows the general economical growth and has increased significantly over the last hundred years.
Increasing pressure is put on maritime industry and businesses to move towards sustainable development, and for the next decades this will be reflected by more focus on safe, environmentally friendly and effective maritime transport.
The research programme explores existing and emerging subjects, topics and issues related to maritime transport. It acquaints with new and emerging technologies and identifies and acquires new knowledge in the field of maritime transportation. The knowledge generated is shared among DNV units and their customers.