The impact of regional environmental regulations on empirical vessel speeds


Road Adland, Gro Fonnes, Haiying Jia, Ove D. Lampe, and Siri P. Strandenes. “The Impact of Environmental Regulations on Empirical Vessel Speeds .” Transportation Research Part D. 53. (2017): 37-49.

This study provides the first empirical analysis of the effects of emission control areas (ECA) to limit sulphur usage on vessel speeds. The study finds that sulphur regulations in ECAs do not effect vessel speeds in an economically significant manner.

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