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DEVELOPMENT OF A LOW COST, LOW POWER CONSUMPTION SYSTEM FOR MANUFACTURING LIQUID ICE FOR FISHING

Objective

The aim of RECOICE is to produce ice without use of additional power from fishing boats. RECOICE is based on a heat recovery system that will provide heat (fuel) necessary to drive a Stirling engine. Since heat will be captured from the exhaust pipe of the boat’s existing diesel engine, it will not negatively impact fuel consumption. It is clearly seen, that operating an on-board liquid ice making system ensures better quality products. RECOICE project intends to develop a system that uses waste energy arising from the manoeuvring of the vessel. Recovering energy from the exhaust pipe by a heat exchanger, a Stirling-engine will generate the necessary power to run the cooling unit of the system. Preliminary tests and calculations have proven that during 10 hours long fishing trip the RECOICE system will be able to produce 3 tonnes of liquid ice. This amount is sufficient to cover the ice demand of a small size vessel to conserve its daily catch. Based on the efficiency and power calculations an average vessel could save 11 600 litres of diesel oil a year using RECOICE rather than other commercial on-board ice machines. Considering the average price of diesel oil to be 1.39€/liter, the direct savings in terms of diesel oil expenditures would be 16 000€/year per vessel.

Call for proposal

FP7-SME-2013
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Funding Scheme

BSG-SME - Research for SMEs

Coordinator

ATEKNEA SOLUTIONS HUNGARY KFT
Address
Tetenyi Ut 93
1119 Budapest
Hungary
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
EU contribution
€ 43 100
Administrative Contact
Alexandra Flink (Ms.)

Participants (8)

INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGICAL SYSTEMS SRL
Italy
EU contribution
€ 255 900
Address
Via Dell'artigianato 58
34070 Gogliano Redipuglia Go
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Claudio Fontana (Mr.)
MW-INNOVATION AB
Sweden
EU contribution
€ 264 900
Address
Gjutvagen 11
961 23 Boden
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Bernt Granberg (Mr.)
COOLTECH GMBH
Germany
EU contribution
€ 240 800
Address
Raiffeisenstrasse 8
24986 Satrup
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Hansen Detlef (Mr.)
NAVAL ARCHITECTURE PROGRESS
Greece
EU contribution
€ 251 900
Address
Kolokotroni 80
18535 Peiraias
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Vassilios Zagkas (Mr.)
BVBA VERLEENE
Belgium
EU contribution
€ 30 600
Address
Maritiem Plein 1
8400 Oostende
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Albert Holtland (Mr.)
NTRAM GENERAL S.A.
Spain
EU contribution
€ 15 700
Address
Calle Victor Pradera 45
08940 Cornella De Llobregat Barcelona
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Alicja Grzegorzek (Mrs.)
TWI LIMITED

Participation ended

United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 13 000
Address
Granta Park Great Abington
CB21 6AL Cambridge
Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Adam Coventry (Mr.)
ASSE SRL
Italy
EU contribution
€ 12 100
Address
Via Milano 5
34132 Trieste
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Rolando Parmesani (Mr.)