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Final Report - POP&C (Pollution Prevention and Control - Safe Transportation of Hazardous Goods by Tankers)

Project ID: 506193
Funded under: FP6-SUSTDEV


This is the final report of the POP&C project, which proposed to deliver a framework and suitable tools for a methodological assessment of risk to be undertaken to provide a rational basis for making decisions pertaining to the design, operation and regulation of oil tankers.

The report begins with some background on tanker pollution policies and hazard goods transport safety and it states the project's objectives, as related to the challenges of the industry. The document later presents the project's structure into work packages, explains the methodology and the experiments conducted under the areas tackled under the work packages. Finally, there is an assessment of the project's impact on its industry and research sector.

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