The category /transport/ship/generic/freight contains data on the greenhouse gas emissions associated with ship transported freight sourced from the UK government agency DEFRA
. The following Ship freighting GHGP
subcategories provide ship-based freighting methodologies representing other geographic contexts sourced from the World Resources Institute Greenhouse Gas Protocol (GHGP)
To use this category, select the type of ship using the type drill down option.
Next, specify the distance and mass of the freight transported by setting the distance and mass profile item values. The returned value represents the mass of CO2 emitted in association with the specified freighting.