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deCarbonising sHipping by Enabling Key technology symbiosis on real vessel concept designs

PROJECTS
Funding
European
European Union
Duration
-
Status
Ongoing
Geo-spatial type
Other
Total project cost
€9 999 996
EU Contribution
€9 999 996
Project Acronym
CHEK
STRIA Roadmaps
Vehicle design and manufacturing (VDM)
Low-emission alternative energy for transport (ALT)
Transport mode
Waterborne icon
Transport policies
Environmental/Emissions aspects,
Decarbonisation
Transport sectors
Passenger transport,
Freight transport

Overview

Call for proposal
H2020-MG-2020-TwoStages
Link to CORDIS
Objectives

CHEK proposes to reach zero emission shipping by disrupting the way ships are designed and operated today. The project will develop and demonstrate two bespoke vessel designs – a wind energy optimised bulk carrier and a hydrogen powered cruise ship – equipped with an interdisciplinary combination of innovative technologies working in symbiosis to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 99%, achieve at least 50% energy savings and reduce black carbon emissions by over 95%. Rather than “stacking” novel technologies onto existing vessel designs, the consortium is proposing to develop a unique Future-Proof Vessel (FPV) Design Platform to ensure maximised symbiosis between the novel technologies proposed and taking into consideration the vessels’ real operational profiles (rather than just sea-trial performance). The FPV Platform will also serve as a basis for replicating the CHEK approach towards other vessel types such as tankers, container ships, general cargo ships and ferries. These jointly cover over 93% of the global shipping tonnage and are responsible for 85% of global GHG emissions from shipping.

In order to achieve real-world impact and the decarbonisation of the global shipping fleet, the consortium will undertake an analysis of framework conditions influencing long-distance shipping today (including infrastructure availability) and propose solutions to ensure the proposed vessel designs can and will be deployed in reality. A Foresight Exercise will simulate the deployment of the CHEK innovations on the global shipping fleet with the aim of reaching the IMO’s goal of halving shipping emissions by 2050 and contributing to turning Europe into the first carbon-neutral continent by 2050 (as stipulated by the European Green Deal). A tailored communication and dissemination strategy led by the IMO-founded partner WMU will ensure appropriate involvement of stakeholders (e.g. MEPC, DG CLIMA, DG MOVE), including the engagement of the general public.

Funding

Parent Programmes
Institution Type
Public institution
Institution Name
European Commission
Type of funding
Public (EU)
Specific funding programme
H2020-EU.3.4.
Other Programme
LC-MG-1-13-2020 Decarbonising long distance shipping

Partners

Lead Organisation
Organisation
Vaasan Yliopisto
Address
PL 700, 65101 VAASA, Finland
Organisation website
EU Contribution
€1 132 539
Partner Organisations
Organisation
Deltamarin Oy
Address
POSTIKATU 2, 20250 Turku, Finland
EU Contribution
€377 004
Organisation
Msc Cruise Management (Uk) Limited
Address
5 ROUNDWOOD AVENUE, LONDON, UB11 1AF, United Kingdom
EU Contribution
€1 342 300
Organisation
Climeon Ab
Address
TORSHAMNSGATAN 44, 164 40 KISTA, Sweden
EU Contribution
€420 039
Organisation
Wartsila Finland Oy
Address
Tarhaajantie 2, 65380 Vaasa, Finland
EU Contribution
€2 442 884
Organisation
Hasytec Electronics Gmbh
Address
SOHREN 44, 24232 Schönkirchen, Germany
EU Contribution
€416 003
Organisation
World Maritime University
Address
FISKHAMNSGATAN 1, 211 18 MALMO, Sweden
Organisation website
EU Contribution
€357 369
Organisation
Wartsila Netherlands Bv
Address
HANZELAAN 95, 8017 JR ZWOLLE, Netherlands
Organisation website
EU Contribution
€373 149
Organisation
Ba Technologies Limited
Address
Towngate House, 2-8 Parkstone Road,, Poole, BH15 2PW, United Kingdom
EU Contribution
€1 612 824
Organisation
Cargill International Sa
Address
ESPLANADE DE PONT-ROUGE 4, 1212 GENEVA, Switzerland
EU Contribution
€608 566
Organisation
Silverstream Technologies (Uk) Ltd.
Address
238 STATION ROAD, ADDLESTONE, KT15 2PS, United Kingdom
EU Contribution
€417 974
Organisation
Msc Cruises Sa
Address
AVENUE EUGENE PITTARD 40, 1206 GENEVA, Switzerland
EU Contribution
€169 063
Organisation
Lloyd's Register Emea Ips
Address
FENCHURCH STREET 71, LONDON, EC3M 4BS, United Kingdom
Organisation website
EU Contribution
€219 348
Organisation
Deltamarin Sp. Z O.o.
Address
AZYMUTALNA 11, 80 298 GDANSK, Poland
EU Contribution
€110 938

Technologies

Technology Theme
Ship propulsion
Technology
Hybrid propulsion for vessels
Development phase
Demonstration/prototyping/Pilot Production
Technology Theme
Electric vehicle batteries (and energy management)
Technology
Low energy and near-zero emissions vessel
Development phase
Demonstration/prototyping/Pilot Production

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