Department of Strategy and Innovation


Room: KIL/14.A-2.46

Anastasia is currently working as a Postdoc at the Department of Strategy and Innovation at Copenhagen Business School in the area of shipping sustainability and digitalization. She is a former Research Associate of World Maritime University specializing in maritime energy management issues as well as former researcher at the School of Business, Economics & Law at the University of Gothenburg.

She holds a PhD in maritime studies from the University of Piraeus, Greece; her dissertation focused on the assessment and evaluation of various instruments that could lead to the internalization of the external cost of greenhouse gas emissions from shipping. She was awarded with a Lighthouse Swedish Maritime Competence Center Fellowship for postdoctoral research (2017-2020) as well as a State Scholarship Foundation of Greece Fellowship for Phd dissertation research (2008-2011).

During her employment at WMU and the University of Gothenburg, she was involved as a Lecturer/supervisor at several postgraduate courses with her lectures focusing on sustainable maritime operations (including air pollution from shipping, oil spills, ballast water, development of sustainable multimodal transport chains). She has worked as a key researcher in various European, regional and national research projects and has published several peer-reviewed academic articles in a number of well-established academic journals; namely Transportation Research Part D: Transport & Environment, Maritime Economics & Logistics, Maritime Policy & Management, Transport Policy, Marine Pollution Bulletin. She is member of the World Conference of Transport Research Society and the International Association of Maritime Economists.

Primary research areas
  • Maritime transport      
  • Maritime supply chains 
  • Sustainable shipping and ports  
  • Digital transformation in shipping
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Selected publications
  • Christodoulou, A. and Cullinane, K. (2022) Potential alternative fuel pathways for compliance with the ‘FuelEU Maritime Directive’. Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment 112, 103492.   
  • Christodoulou, A. and Cullinane, K. (2020) Potential of, and drivers for, private voluntary initiatives for the decarbonisation of short sea shipping: evidence from a Swedish ferry line. Maritime Economics & Logistics.       
  • Christodoulou, A. and Kappelin, H. (2020) Determinant factors for the development of maritime supply chains: the case of the Swedish forest industry. Case Studies on Transport Policy 8(3), pp. 711-720.   
  • Masodzadeh, P.G., Ölçer, A., Ballini, F. and Christodoulou, A. (2022) How to Bridge the Short-term Measures to the Market Based Measure? Proposal of a New Hybrid MBM Based on a New Standard in Ship Operation. Transport Policy 118 (2022), pp. 123-142.
  • Ichimura, Y., Dalaklis, D., Kitada, M. and Christodoulou, A. (2022) Shipping in the era of digitalization: Mapping the future strategic plans of major maritime commercial actors. Digital Business 2(1), 100022.
Publications sorted by:
Anastasia Christodoulou; Kevin Cullinane / The Prospects for, and Implications of, Emissions Trading in Shipping
In: Maritime Economics & Logistics, Vol. 26, No. 1, 3.2024, p. 168-184
Journal article > peer review
Dimitrios Dalaklis; Megan Drewniak; Anastasia Christodoulou; Rebecca Sheehan; Angelos Dalaklis; Antonios Andreadakis / Future Arctic Regulatory Interventions : Discussing the Impact of Banning the Use of Heavy Fuel Oil.
In: Polar Geography, Vol. 46, No. 2-3, 2023, p. 75-94
Journal article > peer review