Marine Technology and Sustainable Development: Green Innovations

Marine Technology and Sustainable Development: Green Innovations

Oladokun Sulaiman Olanrewaju (University Malaysia Terengganu, Malaysia), Abdul Hamid Saharuddin (University Malaysia Terengganu, Malaysia), Ab Saman Ab Kader (Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia) and Wan Mohd Norsani Wan Nik (University Malaysia Terengganu, Malaysia)
Indexed In: SCOPUS
Release Date: July, 2013|Copyright: © 2014 |Pages: 338
ISBN13: 9781466643178|ISBN10: 146664317X|EISBN13: 9781466643185|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-4317-8

Description

Water covers more than 70% of the Earth’s surface, making maritime influences an important consideration in evaluating modern global economic systems. Therefore, the efficient design, operation, and management of maritime systems are important for sustainable marine technology development and green innovation.

Marine Technology and Sustainable Development: Green Innovations examines theoretical frameworks and empirical research in the maritime industry, evaluating new technologies, methodologies, and practices against a backdrop of sustainability. This critical reference encourages the discussion and exploration of diverse opinions on the benefits and challenges of new marine technologies essential for marine and maritime professionals, researchers, and scholars hoping to improve their understanding of environmental considerations in preserving the world’s oceanic resources.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Climate Change
  • Conservation of Resources
  • Inland Waterway Transportation Systems
  • Marine Renewable Energy
  • Marine Science and Ecology
  • Maritime Technology
  • Navigation and Ship Operations
  • Port Engineering
  • Port Operations
  • Risk and Reliability

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Dr. O.O. Sulaiman is a senior lecturer in the Department of Maritime technology, Faculty of Maritime Studies and Marine Science, University Malaysia Terengganu. His specialization is in maritime energy and environment, sustainable maritime system design, risk and reliability for maritime and ocean systems. He is chartered engineer with diverse academic and professional background. He has taught and mentor courses and research projects on contemporary issues in maritime field. He published about 50 abstract and presentation in national and international conferences. He has authored and co-authored a total of about more than 100 publications which include proceeding papers, journal papers, and chapters in book, monograph, seminar papers and other types of academic publications. He has patent on marine green technology. He has Authored 2 books. He is the member of royal Institute of Naval Architecture (RINA) and Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST).
Dr A.H Saharuddin is a professor in the Department of Maritime Management, Faculty of Maritime Studies and Marine Science, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu. His specialization is in the field of Marine and Environment Developmental Policy as well as Marine Resource Management Policy. He is the founder Dean of this faculty when it was first established in June 2006. He has been the Chairman of the National Action Committee on the Future Direction of Maritime and Marine Science Education and Training under the Malaysian Ministry of Higher Educations. He has attended about 30 international and 45 national level of conferences, seminars, training and workshops as a speaker, resource person, facilitator and invited participant. He has authored and co-authored a total of about more than 100 publications which include proceeding papers, journal papers, chapters in book, monograph, seminar papers and other types of academic publications. He is the Fellow of the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (FIMarEST), a Chartered Member of Institute of Logistic and Transport Malaysia (CMILT) and a Member of Malaysian Maritime Institute (MIK).
Dr W.B. Wan Nik is a professor in the Department of Maritime Technology, Faculty of Maritime Studies and Marine Science, University Malaysia Terengganu. His specialization is marine corrosion, marine fluid power, hydraulics and pneumatics. He is a chartered marine engineer, chartered marine scientist and chartered scientist. He has wide academic and professional experience. He is a member of Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST).

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