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Final Report - ALERT (Assessment of life-cycle effect of repairs on tankers)

Project ID: 31459
Funded under: FP6-SUSTDEV

Abstract

Recent catastrophic accidents associated with maritime transports increased concerns over repaired vessels' navigation safety. The ALERT project, funded by the European Community's Sixth Framework Programme (FP6), aimed to address emerging questions regarding tankers' structural failures and weaknesses through assessment of the applied conventional and innovative technologies and prioritisation of future research and development needs in the relevant fields.

This final activity report presents ALERT main objectives and participants. It also provides an overview of the sector and underlines the need for the project elaboration. Moreover, the document refers to ALERT numerous outcomes and pinpoints the targets and deliverables of each work package. Finally, the report focuses on undertaken dissemination and knowledge exploitation activities.

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