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Engineering, production and life‐cycle management for the complete construction of large‐length FIBRE‐based SHIPs

Objective

The main objective of the FIBRESHIP project is to create a new EU-market to build complete large-length ships in FRP (Fibre-Reinforced Polymers) enabling its massive application. In order to achieve this objective, the project will develop, identify and qualify FRP materials for different applications in particular for long-term structural strength and fire resistance. In addition to this, its massive application also requires elaborating innovative design procedures and guidelines supported on new validated software analysis tools. Standardized efficient production methodologies will be implemented and demonstrated by delivering a proof of concept. Clear performance indicators will be designed and applied in the evaluation of three targeted vessels categories (container ship, ferry and fishing research vessel) to be developed within the project.
The project will also analyze the life cycle cost benefits of incorporating FRP materials in large-length ships, developing a business plan for the different actors in the value chain. The business plan will cover the different phases of the life cycle from design, engineering, material production and shipbuilding to the final dismantling of the vessel.
The use of FRP materials in large-length ships will imply a significant weight reduction (about 30%) and a relevant impact in fuel saving, ship stability, environmental impact (reducing greenhouse gas emissions and underwater noise), and increase of cargo capacity. On the other hand, FRP materials are immune to corrosion and have a better performance under fatigue type loads, what means better life performance and reduced maintenance costs.
The mid-term impact is estimated in about 5% of the total shipbuilding market in Europe (turnover about €2.0Bn), and it is envisaged a long term impact of up to 54.000 new direct jobs. Furthermore, it is estimated that the European shipping companies could deduct up to €1Bn/year cost with the adoption of the proposed FRP shipbuilding technology.

Field of science

  • /social sciences/economics and business/business and management/business model
  • /engineering and technology/environmental engineering/energy and fuels/fossil energy/gas
  • /engineering and technology/materials engineering
  • /social sciences/economics and business
  • /natural sciences/earth and related environmental sciences/environmental sciences/pollution
  • /engineering and technology/mechanical engineering/vehicle engineering/naval engineering/sea vessels
  • /engineering and technology/environmental engineering/energy and fuels

Call for proposal

H2020-MG-2016-Two-Stages
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Funding Scheme

IA - Innovation action

Coordinator

TECNICAS Y SERVICIOS DE INGENIERÍA, S.L.
Address
Avda Pio Xii 44 Blo2 Esc Izq
28016 Madrid
Spain
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
EU contribution
€ 866 687,50

Participants (17)

COMPASS INGENIERIA Y SISTEMAS SA
Spain
EU contribution
€ 721 087,50
Address
Carrer De Tuset 8 7 2
08006 Barcelona
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
CENTRE INTERNACIONAL DE METODES NUMERICS EN ENGINYERIA
Spain
EU contribution
€ 971 150
Address
C Gran Capitan, Edifici C1, Campus Nord Upc Sn
08034 Barcelona
Activity type
Research Organisations
LLOYD'S REGISTER EMEA IPS
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 170 590
Address
Fenchurch Street 71
EC3M 4BS London
Activity type
Other
BUREAU VERITAS MARINE & OFFSHORE REGISTRE INTERNATIONAL DE CLASSIFICATION DE NAVIRES ET DE PLATEFORMES OFFSHORE
France
EU contribution
€ 275 625
Address
8 Cours Du Triangle
92800 Puteaux
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
RINA SERVICES SPA
Italy
EU contribution
€ 237 125
Address
Via Corsica 12
16128 Genova
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
DANAOS SHIPPING COMPANY LIMITED
Cyprus
EU contribution
€ 337 750
Address
Christaki Kompou 3
3011 Limassol
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
ANONIMI NAFTILIAKI ETERIA KRITIS (ANEK) S.A.
Greece
EU contribution
€ 162 137,50
Address
Leoforos Karamanli
73100 Chania
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
FOINIKAS SHIPPING COMPANY NE
Greece
EU contribution
€ 157 412,50
Address
Irodou Attikou 12A
15124 Maroussi Athina
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
INSTITUTO ESPANOL DE OCEANOGRAFIA
Spain
EU contribution
€ 111 375
Address
Corazon De Maria 8
28002 Madrid
Activity type
Research Organisations
TUCO YACHT VÆRFT APS
Denmark
EU contribution
€ 437 220
Address
Krogsbjergvej 2
5600 Faaborg
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
NAVROM SHIPYARD SRL
Romania
EU contribution
€ 210 000
Address
Strada Portului 54
800211 Galati
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
FUNDACION CENTRO TECNOLOGICO SOERMAR
Spain
EU contribution
€ 382 562,50
Address
Paseo De La Castellana, 123, 6º B Escalera Derecha
28046 Madrid
Activity type
Research Organisations
TWI LIMITED
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 811 048,75
Address
Granta Park Great Abington
CB21 6AL Cambridge
Activity type
Research Organisations
TEKNOLOGIAN TUTKIMUSKESKUS VTT OY
Finland
EU contribution
€ 792 642,50
Address
Tekniikantie 21
02150 Espoo
Activity type
Research Organisations
IXBLUE
France
EU contribution
€ 1 293 687,50
Address
34 Rue De La Croix De Fer
78100 Saint Germain En Laye
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
ENVISYO GLOBAL SL
Spain
EU contribution
€ 205 420,25
Address
C/ Victor Pradera 45
08940 Barcelona
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
UNIVERSITY OF LIMERICK
Ireland
EU contribution
€ 722 801,25
Address
National Technological Park, Plassey
- Limerick
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments