Department of Management, Society and Communication

  • Centre for Business and Development Studies (CBDS)
Taudal Poulsen
Associate professor

Room: DH.Ø.2.12
E-mail: rtp.msc@cbs.dk

Primary research areas
  • Maritime innovation
  • Maritime economics
  • Maritime business history
  • Energy economics
Administrative tasks

Curriculum Vitae
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  • MSc Developments in International Shipping
  • MSc Maritime Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • BSc Introduction to Maritime Economics



I supervise on topics within the field of maritime economics.

Other teaching activities

Selected publications
  • René Taudal Poulsen and Hannes Johnson, 2015. ‘The logic of business vs. the logic of energy management practice: understanding the choices and effects of energy consumption monitoring systems in shipping companies’, Journal of Cleaner Production, doi: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2015.08.032
  • Jane Lister, René Taudal Poulsen and Stefano Ponte, 2015. ‘Orchestrating Environmental Governance in Maritime Shipping’, Global Environmental Change, 34 (September), 185-195, doi: 10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2015.06.011
  • Massimiliano Cardinale, Henrik Svedäng, Valerio Bartolino, Andreas  Sundelöf, René Taudal Poulsen and Michele Casini, 2015. ‘A centurial development of the North Sea fish megafauna as reflected by the historical Swedish longlining fisheries’, Fish and Fisheries, 16 (3), 522-33, doi: 10.1111/faf.12074
  • René Taudal Poulsen and Henrik Sornn-Friese, 2011. “Downfall delayed – Danish Shipbuilding and Industrial Dislocation, 1975-2009’, Business History, 53 (4), 557-582. doi: 10.1080/00076791.2011.574692
  • René Taudal Poulsen, 2007. ‘Liner shipping and technological innovation: Ostasiat and the container revolution, 1963-75’, Scandinavian Economic History Review, 55 (2), 83-100. doi: 10.1080/03585520701435962
Publications sorted by:
René Taudal Poulsen / A History of Cold War Industrialisation: Finnish Shipbuilding between East and West by Saara Matala (review)
In: Technology and Culture, Vol. 64, No. 1, 2023, p. 280-281
Book review
René Taudal Poulsen; Martin Viktorelius; Hanna Varvne; Hanna Barbara Rasmussen; Hannes von Knorring / Energy Efficiency in Ship Operations : Exploring Voyage Decisions and Decision-makers.
In: Transportation Research. Part D: Transport & Environment, Vol. 102, 1.2022
Journal article > peer review
Tuukka Mäkitie; Markus Steen; Erik Andreas Saether; Øyvind Bjørgum; René Taudal Poulsen / Norwegian Ship-owners' Adoption of Alternative Fuels
In: Energy Policy, Vol. 163, 4.2022
Journal article > peer review
René Taudal Poulsen (Performer) / How to Optimize Port Calls
København : Maritime & Logistics Innovation Denmark 2021
Sound/Visual production (digital)
René Taudal Poulsen; Stefano Ponte; Judith van Leeuwen; Nishatabbas Rehmatulla / The Potential and Limits of Environmental Disclosure Regulation : A Global Value Chain Perspective Applied to Tanker Shipping.
In: Global Environmental Politics, Vol. 21, No. 2, 5.2021, p. 99–120
Journal article > peer review
Henrik Sornn-Friese; René Taudal Poulsen; Agnieszka Urszula Nowinska; Peter de Langen / What Drives Ports Around the World to Adopt Air Emissions Abatement Measures?
In: Transportation Research. Part D: Transport & Environment, Vol. 90, 1.2021
Journal article > peer review
René Taudal Poulsen; Helen Sampson / A Swift Turnaround? : Abating Shipping Greenhouse Gas Emissions via Port Call Optimization.
In: Transportation Research. Part D: Transport & Environment, Vol. 86, 9.2020
Journal article > peer review
René Taudal Poulsen; Helen Sampson / Collaboration Is Needed to Optimise Port Calls and Cut Carbon Emissions
In: TradeWinds, 21.8.2020
Journal article
René Taudal Poulsen / Regional, yet Global : The Life Cycle of Overnight Ferry Shipping.
In: Shipping and Globalization in the Post-War Era: Contexts, Companies, Connections. . ed. /Niels P. Petersson; Stig Tenold; Nicholas White. Cham : Palgrave Macmillan 2019, p. 213-248 (Palgrave Studies in Maritime Economics)
Book chapter > peer review
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Academic Interests

Research Projects
Outside activities
Year Contractual partner Type of activity
2022 Task Force Scandinavian Star Consultor
2022 Weilbach Author