12th International Congress of the International-Maritime-Association-of-the-Mediterranean, Varna, Bulgaria, 2 - 06 September 2007, pp.461-468
One of the mostly encountered systems in the 21st century, becomes the Environmental Management which focuses basically on environmental protection and environmental impacts of organizations. Environmental standardization contains the major elements for the operation of effective environment management system, which includes environment side, affection for the general process and product and services those are performed in the organization. This study discusses shipbuilding industry regarding their environmental aspects and impacts while overviewing of the industry for both the European and the world markets in the concept and the initiatives of EMS implementation. On the practice part, environmental assessment of the shipbuilding and repair business has been discussed and details of an Environmental Management System implementation has been proposed taking into account ship shore interface. Major processes of shipbuilding and repair industry are assessed in details, with the environmental view ISO 14001:2004.