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Slow steaming difficult for RoRo / RoPax


The issue of speed is more complex for RoRo/RoPax vessels than other segments.

Johan Woxenius and Zeeshan Raza from the School of Business, Economics and Law at the University of Gothenburg and researchers from SSPA has addressed the preconditions for introducing slow steaming in Northern Europe and asked operators in Scandinavian waters how they prepared and have acted under SECA.

The study has been conducted with support from the Swedish Maritime Administration and Lighthouse. An article about the study has been published in the international maritime journal Hansa. Read the article (pdf)