Baltic Marine Environment
Protection Commission


Baltic Marine Environment
Protection Commission


Environmental impact of low sulphur ship fuel: measurements and modelling strategies (2016–2018)

EnviSuM project objective:

to study technical efficiency and socio-economic impacts of clean shipping solutions

Project specific objectives:

  1. To provide policy makers and authorities with tools and recommendations for the development of future regulations benefiting the environment and public health in the Baltic Sea Regio
  2. To provide tested and analysed results on efficiency of the different clean shipping solution
  3. To assess present and future compliance costs, health and environmental effects of ship emissions in view of the IMO regulations that entered into force in January 2015
  4. To enhance sustainable development in the form of cost effective means for clean shipping​

Project partners

  • University of Turku (lead partner)
  • Finnish Meteorological Institute
  • Chalmers University of Technology
  • Maritime Development Center
  • Norwegian Meteorological Institute
  • Maritime University of Szczecin
  • Tallinn University of Technology
  • City of Gothenburg
  • University of Gothenburg
  • Baltic Marine Consult GmbH
  • Nordkalk Corporation

Associated partners 

  • The city of St. Petersburg
  • State Company Mineral
  • Ministry of Infrastructure and Development (Poland)
  • Port of Gothenburg
  • Finnish Port Association
  • Faergen
  • DFDS A/S
  • Shortsea Promotion Centre (SPC) Finland
  • MAN Diesel & Turbo
  • Union of the Baltic Cities
  • Port of Tallinn
  • Ministry of Energy, Infrastructure and State Development Mecklenburg-Vorpommen (Germany)
  • Agency of Regional Air Quality Monitoring in Gdansk
  • Port of Gdynia Authority
  • Port of Gdansk Authority
  • Port of Sxczecin and Swinoujscie Authority
  • Polish Shipowners’ Association​​

For more information, please contact: ​

Ms. Sari Repka
Project Manager
Centre for Maritime Studies
University of Turku
Mobile +358 40 801 9206