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Development of a partial air cushion support catamaran for freight transportation on inland waterways

Objective

PACSCAT proposes to develop and validate a novel vessel design for high-speed freight transport along inland waterways. This design concept offers environmental benefits of high efficiency and low wash, allowing a potential doubling of speed. The technical and market feasibilities have been confirmed through testing and analysis under a successful EU CRAFT Exploratory project completed in May 2001. The collaborative RTD project now proposed will perform a detailed design and performance assessment for a vessel suitable for deployment in the Rhine and Danube freight logistics market. It will be implemented by a trans-national consortium spanning the complete value chain from vessel designer to operator, and including interfaces with key regulatory authorities.

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UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHAMPTON
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University Road
SO17 1BJ Southampton
United Kingdom

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CHECKMATE UK LIMITED
United Kingdom
Address
Unit 69 Pegasus Way, Bowerhill
SN12 6TR Melksham

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DEVELOPMENT CENTRE FOR SHIP TECHNOLOGY AND TRANSPORT SYSTEMS
Germany
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77,Oststrasse 77
47013 Duisburg

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DR IVANOV
Germany
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Hauptstrasse 255 A
51503 Roesrath

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GERMANISCHER LLOYD AG
Germany
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Vorsetzen 35
20459 Hamburg

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INDEPENDENT MARITIME ASSESSMENT ASSOCIATES LTD
United Kingdom
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35 Knights Bank Road, Hill Head
PO14 3HX Fareham

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INSTITUTE OF SHIPPING ECONOMICS AND LOGISTICS
Germany
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Universitaetsallee Gw 1 - Block A
28359 Bremen

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MARINETECH SOUTH LIMITED
United Kingdom
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Administration Building, University Road
SO17 1BJ Southampton

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MARITIME SIMULTATION ROTTERDAM BV
Netherlands
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Wilhelminakade 701
3007 Rotterdam

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MDS FRANCE SARL
France
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Rue Pierre Rivoalon 300
29608 Brest

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NEREUS TECHNOLOGIES LTD
United Kingdom
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Dorchester Road 42
DT4 7JZ Weymouth

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SHIPBUILDERS AND SHIPREPAIRERS ASSOCIATION
United Kingdom
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Marine House, Thorpe Lea Road
TW20 8BF Egham,surrey

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SOVTRANSAVTO DEUTSCHLAND GMBH
Germany
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Konrad-adenauer-ufer 67-69
50668 Koeln

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WAERTSILAE PROPULSION NETHERLANDS B.V.
Netherlands
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Lipsstraat 52
5151 RP Drunen

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WHITE YOUNG GREEN CONSULTING LTD
United Kingdom
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Arndade Court, Headingley
LS6 2UJ Leeds

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WITT AND SOHN AG
Germany
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Wuppermanstrasse 6-10
25421 Pinneberg

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