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NOVel Iwt and MARitime transport concepts

Objective

NOVIMAR aims to adjust inland/short-sea shipping such that it can make optimal use of the waterborne system of waterways, vessels and ports/terminals. To achieve this NOVIMAR introduces the waterborne version of 'platooning', the Vessel Train. This is in essence a number of unmanned Follower Ships with own sailing/manoeuvring capabilities being temporarily led by a manned Leader Ship. Vessels will be able to join and leave such trains at places adjacent to their points of origin and destination at seaside or inland. Envisaged main benefits and impacts are: Reduction of crew costs result in up to 47% total cost reduction for IWT and up to 88% crew cost reduction for short sea transport, Enhanced Logistic flexibility, 10-15 % Less energy use/emissions, Solutions for overcoming barriers between transport modes and High potential for reducing road congestion and associated costs. Lower costs increases the attractiveness of small vessels at sea and inland, hereby increasing access to urban areas located at small waterways (CEMT I/II), with no need for sizeable investments in infrastructures. SME’s benefits include enhanced competitiveness and improved working conditions for vessel owners/operators, and market opportunities for equipment suppliers. NOVIMAR technology developments include measuring, control and communication systems, and navigation aids for IWT use. NOVIMAR work structure contains 5 technical Work Packages dedicated to the Transport system, Impact assessment, Navigation, Cargo systems and vessels, and Safety and human skills issues. The consortium contains 22 partners: logistic operators, industry, public bodies and research organisations from 7 EU and 2 associated countries. The project duration is 48 months, required funding is €7,9 million.

Call for proposal

H2020-MG-2016-Two-Stages
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Funding Scheme

RIA - Research and Innovation action

Coordinator

STICHTING NETHERLANDS MARITIME TECHNOLOGY FOUNDATION
Address
Boompjes 40
3011 XB Rotterdam
Netherlands
Activity type
Research Organisations
EU contribution
€ 661 250

Participants (21)

STICHTING PROJECTEN BINNENVAART
Netherlands
EU contribution
€ 453 993,75
Address
Vasteland 78
3011 BN Rotterdam
Activity type
Other
UNIVERSITEIT ANTWERPEN
Belgium
EU contribution
€ 931 975
Address
Prinsstraat 13
2000 Antwerpen
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
STICHTING MARITIEM RESEARCH INSTITUUT NEDERLAND
Netherlands
EU contribution
€ 1 207 250
Address
Haagsteeg 2
6708 PM Wageningen
Activity type
Research Organisations
SCANDINAOS AB
Sweden
EU contribution
€ 466 390
Address
Patrullgatan 6E
42676 Vastra Frolunda
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
BUREAU VERITAS MARINE & OFFSHORE REGISTRE INTERNATIONAL DE CLASSIFICATION DE NAVIRES ET DE PLATEFORMES OFFSHORE
France
EU contribution
€ 260 750
Address
8 Cours Du Triangle
92800 Puteaux
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITEIT DELFT
Netherlands
EU contribution
€ 780 170
Address
Stevinweg 1
2628 CN Delft
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
ARGONICS GMBH
Germany
EU contribution
€ 382 687,50
Address
Stollstrasse 6
70565 Stuttgart
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
ENTWICKLUNGSZENTRUM FUR SCHIFFSTECHNIK UND TRANSPORTSYSTEME EV
Germany
EU contribution
€ 650 887,50
Address
Oststrasse 77
47057 Duisburg
Activity type
Research Organisations
MARLO AS
Norway
EU contribution
€ 298 180
Address
Tryms Vei 6
1445 Heer
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
University of Belgrade - Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
Serbia
EU contribution
€ 159 250
Address
Kraljice Marije 16
11120 Belgrade
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
PLIMSOLL ZARTKORUEN MUKODO RESZVENYTARSASAG
Hungary
EU contribution
€ 166 250
Address
Forgach Utca 9/B Ii. Em.
1139 Budapest
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
VIA DONAU OSTERREICHISCHE WASSERSTRASSEN GESELLSCHAFT MBH
Austria
EU contribution
€ 115 943,75
Address
Donau City Strasse 1
1220 Wien
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
TOUAX RIVER BARGES
France
EU contribution
€ 106 693,75
Address
100-101 Terrasse Boieldieu - Tour Franklin
92042 Paris La Defense
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
STICHTING BUREAU TELEMATICA BINNENVAART
Netherlands
EU contribution
€ 76 937,50
Address
Vasteland 12E, Gebouw A Kamer 2.06
3001 BN Rotterdam
Activity type
Other
PRO DANUBE MANAGEMENT GMBH
Austria
EU contribution
€ 64 875
Address
Grunbergstrasse 15/Stiege 1/5 Stock
1120 Wien
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
STICHTING DELTARES
Netherlands
EU contribution
€ 66 250
Address
Boussinesqweg 1
2629 HV Delft
Activity type
Research Organisations
DUISBURGER HAFEN AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT
Germany
EU contribution
€ 139 250
Address
Alte Ruhrorter Strasse 42-52
47119 Duisburg
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Compagnie Fluviale de Transport
France
EU contribution
€ 86 750
Address
Rue Du Pont V 11
76600 Le Havre
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
IN-INNOVATIVE NAVIGATION GMBH
Germany
EU contribution
€ 507 912,50
Address
Leibnizstrasse 11
70806 Kornwestheim
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
VAN MOER GROUP
Belgium
EU contribution
€ 92 180
Address
Vitshoekstraat 11
2070 Zwijndrecht
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
AUTENA MARINE BV
Netherlands
EU contribution
€ 248 125
Address
St Teunismolenweg 48 F
6534AG Nijmegen
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)