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Final Report - SHIPMATES (SHIPrepair to MAintain Transport which is Environmentally Sustainable)

Project ID: 506606
Funded under: FP6-SUSTDEV


This is the final report of the 'Shiprepair to Maintain Transport which is Environmentally Sustainable' (SHIPMATES) project, which aimed to provide a blueprint for a technologically advanced and environmentally friendly shiprepair/conversion yard, with a target of productivity improvement over today's European yards and to investigate the opportunities available in terms of ship breaking.

The report begins with an introduction to the project's background and current challenges of ship repair technologies, while pointing out the project's objectives. It also explains the structure of the project into specific work packages and then goes into detail about the objectives, the work performed and the conclusions under each work package. Finally, there is a section referring to the state of the art as described by special questionnaires developed and then a list of the key deliverables.

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Record Number: 13161 / Last updated on: 2011-04-14
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