The main objective of this R&D project is to develop new competence that will improve our ability to approach, analyse and manage the risks and vulnerabilities that arise when ship-owners wish to take a more formal and comprehensive part in maritime logistics chains. Or to put it in simple terms; to understand and manage the risks that origin when ship-owners extend their responsibility in cargo-owners’ value chains from port-to-port to door-to-door operations.
A subsidiary objective is to understand resilient constructs and properties that ship-owners or maritime service providers either already have or could develop through other means, in order to handle the vulnerabilities and risks of the maritime logistics chain context.
Specific sub-goals are:
Published October 8, 2007