24

May

2022

Masterclass: "The maritime transport sector: environmental challenges and potential solutions"

Online From 14:00 to 15:00

Attend this unique masterclass on 24 May to discover the environmental challenges of the maritime sector

A dedicated masterclass to understand the new stakes of the maritime transport sector

About 80% of the world's freight is transported by sea. Despite the economic benefits of this activity, shipping produces a range of negative environmental impacts, not least of which is carbon emissions, as almost all shipping is powered by fossil fuels. These issues will be the focus of this session led by Dr Jason Monios as part of the International Trade & Logistics programme. After discussing the negative environmental impacts of the sector, the masterclass will look at a range of solutions such as alternative fuels, as well as how the maritime sector plans to adapt to the effects of climate change.

About Dr Jason Monios

Dr Jason Monios is Professor of Maritime Logistics at KEDGE Business School. His teaching and research specialties include maritime transport, multimodal transport and environmental policies and practices in logistics. He has led numerous research projects on these topics and is the author of over 100 peer-reviewed academic publications and over 2,500 citations. He has worked with national and regional transport authorities and has co-authored technical reports with UNCTAD and UN-ECLAC. In 2021, the Stanford/Elsevier ranking placed him in the top 2% of logistics researchers worldwide, and in 2022, his work on climate change adaptation was quoted in the IPCC report.

Study International Trade & Logistics in France's leading programme

With 60 years of expertise in transport and logistics, and commercial optimisation, KEDGE ITL programme allows students to master the commercial and strategic issues related to logistics as a whole (transport, supply chain management, storage, customs, information systems). The international dimension is at the heart of the curriculum, fully taught in English in Marseille, France’s leading port.

Students learn and experience the techniques of intercultural negotiation through real cases, flow management and international marketing. The targeted sectors of activity are numerous: transporters, transport service providers, logisticians, central purchasing agencies, international trade, the food industry, mass distribution, cosmetics, tourism, etc.

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