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Design for Ship Safety in Extreme Seas

Objective

The strategic objective of EXTREME SEAS is to enable European shipping industry to improve the design of ship structures that are exposed to rough climate, by providing technology and methodology that need to be a part of design for ship safety in extreme seas. The project will relate and adapt to safety regulations including Classification Societies’ Rules. The design procedures provided will be formulated in terms of recipes supporting harmonized standards that give presumption of conformity to the safety requirements. The project results will help shipping industry to adapt to climate change. The project addresses assessment of extreme sea states, and ship behavior in such sea states. The project will study physical and statistical properties of extreme waves, and develop advanced numerical and physical simulation models for wave-structure interaction. A further objective is to develop warning criteria for marine structures against extreme sea states and extra-ordinarily large waves, and to implement them in a marine weather forecasting system operated by a meteorological office belonging to the Consortium. The developed warning criteria will be available for decision support systems for marine structures. The developed methodology and tools will be generally applicable to different ship types. The case studies considered in EXTREME SEAS will be devoted to container vessels, to passenger ships, to LNG carriers and to product and chemical tankers. Critical responses will be investigated including green water impact on superstructures of the passenger ships. Weaknesses of the current design procedures for ship structures will be highlighted.

Call for proposal

FP7-SST-2008-RTD-1
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Funding Scheme

CP-FP - Small or medium-scale focused research project

Coordinator

DNV GL AS
Address
Veritasveien 1
1363 Hovik
Norway
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
EU contribution
€ 527 050
Administrative Contact
Per Askeland (Mr.)

Participants (11)

Germanischer Lloyd AG

Participation ended

Germany
EU contribution
€ 121 235
Address
Vorsetzen 35
20459 Hamburg
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Peter Koopmann (Mr.)
INSTITUTO SUPERIOR TECNICO
Portugal
EU contribution
€ 469 694
Address
Avenida Rovisco Pais 1
1049-001 Lisboa
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Carlos Guedes Soares (Prof.)
DNV GL SE
Germany
Address
Brooktorkai 18
20457 Hamburg
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Peter Koopmann (Mr.)
TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITAT BERLIN
Germany
EU contribution
€ 363 430
Address
Strasse Des 17 Juni 135
10623 Berlin
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Simone Ludwig (Ms.)
METEOROLOGISK INSTITUTT
Norway
EU contribution
€ 352 875
Address
Henrik Mohns Plass 1
0313 Oslo
Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Anne Karin Magnusson (Dr.)
UNIVERSITA DEGLI STUDI DI TORINO
Italy
EU contribution
€ 259 512
Address
Via Giuseppe Verdi 8
10124 Torino
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Cristina Bonamico (Ms.)
INSTITUTE OF APPLIED PHYSICS, RUSSIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES
Russia
EU contribution
€ 67 275
Address
46 Ul'yanov Street
603950 Nizhny Novgorod
Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Alexey Slunyaev (Dr.)
CANAL DE EXPERIENCIAS HIDRODINAMICAS DE EL PARDO
Spain
EU contribution
€ 306 075
Address
Carretera De La Sierra
28048 Madrid
Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Adolfo Maron (Mr.)
MEYER WERFT GmbH
Germany
EU contribution
€ 51 500
Address
Industriegebiet Sued
26871 Papenburg
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Johann Gerdes (Mr.)
ESTALEIROS NAVAIS DE VIANA DO CASTELO SA
Portugal
EU contribution
€ 50 820
Address
Avenida Praia Norte
4900 350 Viana Do Castelo
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Sergio Fonseca (Mr.)
UNIVERSITAET DUISBURG-ESSEN
Germany
EU contribution
€ 218 400
Address
Universitatsstrasse 2
45141 Essen
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Sandra Kramm (Ms.)