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Innovative barge trains (inbat) for effective transport on inland shallow waters

Project information

Grant agreement ID: G3RD-CT-2001-00458

  • Start date

    1 April 2001

  • End date

    31 August 2004

Funded under:

FP5-GROWTH

  • Overall budget:

    € 3 459 219

  • EU contribution

    € 1 898 928

Coordinated by:

N/A

Objective

INBAT brings a technological step forward in designing, producing and operating inland water ships. Safe, environmentally friendly and efficient ships will enable more transport on smaller or seasonally not navigable inland waterways. INBAT will enable cost effective transport on ships with draughts down to 0.60 m. This will be made possible by the combination of light weight construction methods, an innovative barge train concept and by improved propulsive systems. Innovative design and production will reduce construction cost and improve payload. Cost/benefit calculations will identify where INBAT can be operated, substituting road transport and reducing impact to the environment. As employment in specialised industry is strengthened, INBAT contributes to sustainable growth.

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Address

Participants (11)

CENTRUM TECHNIKI OKRETOWEJ SA*

Poland

DEUTSCHE BINNENREEDEREI BINNENSCHIFFAHRT SPEDITION LOGISTIK GMBH

Germany

ECKOLD GMBH & CO. KG

Germany

NECKAR-BOOTSBAU EBERT GMBH

Germany

ODRATRANS S.A.

Poland

PRZEDSIEBIORSTWO PROJEKTOWO - USLUGOWE "NAVICENTRUM" SP.Z.O.O

Poland

SADEF N.V.

Belgium

SCHIFFKO GMBH, FORSCHUNG UND ENTWICKLUNG MARITIMER SYSTEME

Germany

TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY SZCZECIN

Poland

VOLVO PENTA AB

Sweden

WROCLAW UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY

Poland

Project information

Grant agreement ID: G3RD-CT-2001-00458

  • Start date

    1 April 2001

  • End date

    31 August 2004

Funded under:

FP5-GROWTH

  • Overall budget:

    € 3 459 219

  • EU contribution

    € 1 898 928

Coordinated by:

N/A