World of Shipping Portugal Conference 2021
28 January 2021 - 29 January 2021 | Virtual event
The 2021 World of Shipping Portugal, an International Research Conference on Maritime Affairs International Steering Committee (IStC) is made up of well-known representatives (hereinafter Members) that have developed a high reputation in shipping, ports, and logistics matters, and which are internationally recognized by the industry they serve. It embraces a balanced selection of about 11 Members chosen according to their area of research and work performed and who are the cornerstone of the shipping and ports research network.
IStC Members were individually invited ‘ad personam‘ by the Conference Chairman. The IStC function is to provide guidance and assistance to the Local Organising Committee and contribute to the publicity and promotion of the 2021 World of Shipping Portugal, an International Research Conference on Maritime Affairs.
Maintaining the quality of submitted research papers, and an appropriate balance between the interests of researchers and practitioners, are also particularly important goals.
Together, AIRCOAT partners (CML, Danaos, KIT) presented their research results: Biomimetic self-adhesives foils instead of paints: a business case for a sustainable ship hull coating.