Skip to main content

An innovative people localisation system for safe evacuation of large passenger ships

Objective

Maritime disasters in recent years are a stark reminder of the imperative need for timely and effective evacuation of large passenger ships during emergency. The Lynceus2Market project addresses this challenge through delivering a revolutionary operational system for safe evacuation based on innovative people localisation technologies.
The system consists of: 1) Localisable life jackets that can provide passenger location in real-time during emergency 2) Smart smoke detectors that also act as base stations of an on-board localisation system 3) Innovative localisable bracelets able to send activity data to the emergency management team 4) Low cost fire and flooding escalation monitoring sensor notes 5) novel mustering handheld devices for automatic identification and counting of passengers during evacuation 6) Smart localisable cabin key cards 7) Intelligent decision support software able to fuse all localisation, activity and disaster escalation data to provide an integrated real-time visualisation, passenger counting and evacuation decision support 8) Innovative shore or ship-launched Unmanned Aerial Vehicle for localising people in the sea in short time and assisting search and rescue operations when accident occurs in extreme weather, during the night or in a remote location 9) Low-cost rescue-boat mounted radars for people localisation in the vicinity of the boat.
The proposed project is based on the promising results developed in the FP7 LYNCEUS project where the innovative technologies were tested in lab and in small scale pilots. Lynceus2Market brings together European global players in the field, such as cruise ship owners, operators, ship builders, maritime equipment manufacturers, a classification society, industry associations and important technology organisations with the aim to implement the first market replication of these technologies and products. The Lynceus2Market will create significant impact by saving passenger lives during maritime accidents.

Field of science

  • /social sciences/economics and business/business and management/commerce
  • /natural sciences/computer and information sciences/software
  • /engineering and technology/electrical engineering, electronic engineering, information engineering/electronic engineering/robotics/autonomous robots/drones
  • /engineering and technology/electrical engineering, electronic engineering, information engineering/information engineering/telecommunications/radio technology/radar

Call for proposal

H2020-MG-2014_TwoStages
See other projects for this call

Funding Scheme

IA - Innovation action

Coordinator

RTD TALOS LIMITED
Address
Diogenous 1 Block A Egomi
2404 Lefkosia
Cyprus
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
EU contribution
€ 194 250

Participants (15)

LLOYD'S REGISTER EMEA IPS
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 274 575
Address
Fenchurch Street 71
EC3M 4BS London
Activity type
Other
RCL CRUISES LTD
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 566 125
Address
3 Th Heights Brooklands Weybridge
KT13 0NY Surrey
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
AUTRONICA FIRE AND SECURITY AS
Norway
EU contribution
€ 1 075 375
Address
Haakon Vii S Gate 4
7041 Trondheim
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
CELESTYAL SHIP MANAGEMENT LIMITED
Cyprus
EU contribution
€ 490 875
Address
Lemesou 11
2112 Lefkosia
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
SIGNALGENERIX LIMITED
Cyprus
EU contribution
€ 939 750
Address
Grigori Afxentiou 23C Mesa Geitonia
4003 Limassol
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
FORO MARITIMO VASCO
Spain
EU contribution
€ 214 750
Address
Calle Buenos Aires 2 1 Izda
48001 Bilbao
Activity type
Other
MARITIME INSTITUTE OF EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN - MAR.IN.E.M.
Cyprus
EU contribution
€ 582 500
Address
Franklin Roosevelt & Omonoias Avenue 150A
3045 Lemesos
Activity type
Other
ASOCIACION DE EMPRESARIOS TEXTILES DE LA REGION VALENCIANA
Spain
EU contribution
€ 361 250
Address
Calle Els Telers P I El Pla 20
46870 Ontinyent
Activity type
Other
TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITAET DRESDEN
Germany
EU contribution
€ 590 000
Address
Helmholtzstrasse 10
01069 Dresden
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
SAFE MARINE SRL
Italy
EU contribution
€ 176 750
Address
Via Mazzini 47
34077 Ronchi Dei Legionari Go
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
CSEM CENTRE SUISSE D'ELECTRONIQUE ET DE MICROTECHNIQUE SA - RECHERCHE ET DEVELOPPEMENT
Switzerland
EU contribution
€ 0
Address
Rue Jaquet Droz 1
2000 Neuchatel
Activity type
Research Organisations
G.G. DEDALOS TECHNOLOGY SERVICES LTD
Cyprus
EU contribution
€ 418 250
Address
Yiangou Michaeledi 26
1048 Lefkosia
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
I. PANARETOU - CHAR. KOSTOPOULOS OE
Greece
EU contribution
€ 444 150
Address
Maizonos Str 121
262 22 Patra
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
CANEPA & CAMPI SRL
Italy
EU contribution
€ 644 875
Address
Via Lercari Megollo Edificio 18
16126 Genova
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
MINISTRY OF TRANSPORT, COMMUNICATIONS AND WORKS
Cyprus
EU contribution
€ 287 500
Address
Acheon 28
1424 Nicosia
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)