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Work Packages


Design, Construction and Operation of CART Hull Cleaning System (underwater vehicle)

WP1 Deliverables:

  • Electronic drawings of the CART system

  • The CART system


Design, Construction and Operation of the FILTRATION SYSTEM hull cleaning system

WP2 Deliverables:

  • Electronic drawings of the filtration system

  • The filtration system

  • Instrument for performance analysis of the system

Study of benthic organisms adhering to ship hull


WP3 Deliverable:

  • Qualitative and quantitative composition of biofouling material per ship’s origin area


Testing the effectiveness of the instrument

WP4 Deliverable:

  • Report of results from the on-site analysis of the biological and environmental parameters of the water.



Impact study

WP5 Deliverables:

  • Classified list of high, medium and low risk species

  • Report on the composition of the pelagic and benthic bio-communities after the system operation



Management and Utilization of bio-waste from underwater ship cleaning

WP6 Deliverables:

  • Overview of the current situation and optimal systems applications for integrated bio-waste management

  • Report on the application of Life Cycle Analysis in bio-waste management of ships

  • Detailed feasibility study of the business model for the implementation of the bio-waste management cycle

Dissemination of information


WP7 Deliverables:

  • Informational material of the proposed system

  • Meetings minutes

  • Scientific publications


Feasibility study of the project in the primary field of operational  and business feasibility, philosophy and technical-economic analysis

WP8 Deliverables:

  • Feasibility study

  • Business Plan


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