Maritime Energy Postgraduate Diploma (PgDip)
Industry and governments around the world are engaged in the international effort to battle climate change, greenhouse gas emissions, air pollutants, sea-level rise and weather-pattern changes. At the same time, there is a constant pressure towards cost-efficiency and market competitiveness. The programme equips maritime professionals with technical and socio-economic-environmental knowledge relating to IMO’s regulations on air pollution and potential mitigation measures to achieve a zero/low carbon and energy-efficient maritime future. For full details, including content, calendar, fees and payment system, and to apply for admission, please visit pgdme.wmu.se/
Time frame: 11 months
Credits: 40 EC
Fees: US$ 9,250
Maritime Energy and Sustainable Development: introduces the historical context and the development of legal frameworks on maritime energy, and discusses science-oriented solutions and the role of technology and innovation
Ships and Energy Efficiency: MARPOL Annex VI, energy efficient ship design operation, including resistance, propeller efficiency, propeller-hull interaction and fuel consumption etc.
Future Propulsion Technologies: alternatives to traditional propulsion, including renewable energy, alternative fuels and future technologies, such as fuel cells and batteries
Energy Conservation in Ports and Shipyards: energy management procedures and technologies in the framework of ports and shipyards.
Best Practices and Life-Cycle Perspectives: the societal-economic environmental benefit of the reduction of GHG emissions, within a life-cycle perspective and examples of best practices from relevant stakeholders