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Research cooperation with Singapore

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and the Research Council of Norway (RCN) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) the 23rd of April, to renew their bilateral agreement on maritime Research and Development (R&D), education and training for another three years. Within this MOU, companies and research institutes are encouraged to engage in joint collaborative research projects.

 

Companies and institutes that are interested in cooperating with Singaporean partners has to apply for funding through sending in a normal “Application for funding” to the MAROFF program at the regular dates which are 5th September for Knowledge Building Projects and 17th October for Innovation Projects.

For the Singaporean partners, MPA or other funding resources are available to cover the activity in Singapore.

For more information, contact Innovation Norway, RCN or MPA (see right box)


 

For the collaboration the following areas are under discussion

Green Shipping
LNG as Fuel for Ships

  • Distribution and Use of LNG as Fuel for Ships
  • Design / Retrofit of Ships for LNG Use
  • LNG ship & Refueling Demonstration

Green Shipping and Energy efficiency

  • Biomimetic-based Anti-fouling Coatings as a Route to Improve Energy Efficiency of Ships and Port Structures
  • Waste Heat Recovery Systems
  • Emission Reduction Technologies

Ship Recycling

  • Life cycle management
  • Hazardous waste management

Ballast water treatment

Managing Organizational Performance in Ship Management (MOPS)


Offshore Operations
Offshore Wind Technology

  • Installation vessels for Wind Turbines
  • Cable Laying vessel – new design

Navigation
Logistics – Global Transport

  • Impact Analysis of New Shipping Routes (including arctic shipping)
  • Quantitative Risk Assessment for Ship Movements in Port Waters
  • Vessel Movement Simulation
  • Reliable High Bandwidth Video Surveillance System Maritime Environments
  • Artificial intelligence for navigation


E-Navigation & Communications

  • E-navigation
  • E-maritime
  • Augmented Visualization


Satellite AIS


Simulation
Simulator Training

  • Developing Objective Assessments for use in Simulators
  • Simulation Training for LNG Bunkering Operations
  • Validation of Ship Simulation Models
  • Vortex induced Vibration


Port Technology

  • Port Automation, including RFID technologies
  • Port Intelligence

 

 

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