Low Carbon Shipping & Shipping in Changing Climates

A Research Led Consortium on Sustainable Shipping


24th-26th November - Glasgow, UK

In response to growing concerns about the environment and climate change, industry, academia and policy makers have been working on solutions for environmentally friendly, energy efficient and sustainable shipping.

Since 2011, an international conference has been organised annually to bring together experts from industry, academia and policy makers to present developments, share experience and develop joint actions to meet the 2050 targets for sustainable shipping. The successful Low Carbon shipping conferences in 2011, 2012 and 2013 were continued in 2014 as Shipping in Changing Climates (SCC 2014).

SCC 2015 will be hosted in Glasgow where the successful LCS 2011 conference was organised. The SCC 2015 international conference aims to facilitate exchange of knowledge, development of new ideas and enhancement of collaboration between industry and academia globally.

Click HERE for the Conference announcement

Conference Topics:

Technologies for energy efficiency:

Energy efficiency via hull design and hull/propulsor interaction
Energy efficiency via engine improvements
Hull coatings
Wind related technologies
Renewable energy sources for shipping
Alternative fuels

Vessel operation for low carbon shipping including:

Voyage optimisation and weather routing
Maintenance for energy efficiency
Monitoring, recording and data utilisation
Role of Human on energy efficient ship operation
Novel ship operations
Onboard energy management

Shipping operation for low carbon shipping including:

Logistics optimisation
Low carbon supply chains
Fleet management for low carbon shipping
The role of ports in low carbon shipping
Green Ports

Policies, Regulations and Strategies for Sustainable Shipping

International & regional regulatory impact on shipping industry
Measuring and mapping shipping emissions
Meeting 2050 emission targets
Impact of Energy prices on Sustainable Shipping.


Abstract Submission

You are invited to submit your abstract for SCC 2015 Conference

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