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Final Report - EFFORTS (Effective operation in ports)

Project ID: 31486
Funded under: FP6-SUSTDEV


The EFFORTS project aimed to increase effectiveness and efficiency in ports via the examination of different parameters related to operations, environmental impacts of the performed activities, risk assessment, management and training. The project was funded under the European Community's Sixth Framework Programme.

This final activity report presents the separation of EFFORTS in three thematic regions. The objectives of each research component are analysed, the work undertaken is described in detail and conclusions regarding the importance and applicability of the results are provided. Moreover, the report contains recommendations towards further improvement of the developed products, software and approaches. The document closes with proposals for effective training of scientists and ports' personnel in order to apply a holistic approach in the field.

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