Research

Project description

The Tonnage Measurement project aims for new methods of tonnage calculation in order to avoid unwanted effect on crew well-being, vessel's safety and competition distortion.

Principal Investigator

Raphael Baumler

Raphael Baumler holds a Ph.D. in Risk Management and focuses his academic work on the impact of the vessel’s socioeconomical environment on safety and environment.

Primarily educated as a dual officer, he has worked on various types of vessels. Dr. Baumler spent 20 years in a seafaring career. He ended this occupation after six years as Master on a large container ship. His sea life drove him to work as Staff Captain on a cruise ship, and he completed various assignments as dual Junior Officer on board container ship, ferry, VLCC and supply vessel.

Project Duration

May, 2011 to January, 2012