Russia announced a series of projects in the field of unmanned navigation

In the framework of the international exhibition SMM in Hamburg,  MARINET hosted the international conference dedicated to the most promising technologies for the maritime industry, which was attended by companies and research centers from different countries of the world.

The conference program included panel discussions on digital navigation and unmanned vessels, as well as a pitch session on the marine robotics.

During the conference, Alexey Donskoy, Director of Engineering Center of Shipbuilding (ECS) told about the successful creation of unmanned boats by SPE AME and the conversion of the developed technologies for the civil shipbuilding. ECS in cooperation with AME plans to start in 2018 and 2019 a number of pilot projects to test autonomous and remote control vessels: sea/river bulk cargo ship, a small-tonnage tanker,  a ferry and an icebreaker.

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MARINET Conference at the International Far Eastern Maritime Show

On July 28, 2018 in Vladivistok (Russky Island) MARINET is hosting the International Conference within the International Far Eastern Maritime Show. The conference is dedicated to the international cooperation and promotion of high technologies for the maritime industry, development of links between high tech companies, scientific and educational centers of Asia Pacific region as well as other countries.

The conference will be open at 10:00 in the Morskoy ConferenceRoom (the building B of the International Far Eastern Maritime Show). Registration is open from 9:00.

The conference program is available at the International Far Eastern Maritime Show web site. It includes four sections and the open meeting of the Far Eastern MARINET working group: (more…)

Over 40 applications are submitted for the UMNIC final

On December 20, JSC “United Shipbuilding Corporation” hosted the final selection of the UMNIC program in the MARINET areas. The UMNIC program of the Fund for the Promotion of Innovation is aimed at supporting commercially oriented scientific and technical projects of young researchers, for the second year it has been conducted for the MARINET areas.

Within the program, the Foundation provides grants for scientific research carried out by specialists aged 18 to 30 years.

This year, about 70 applications for various directions of the Marinet road map were submitted to the correspondence stage of the competition, over 40 of them were submitted for the final selection stage.

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RDC Aqualines. Modern rapid fleet.

The overall goal of the project is to increase the speed of sea transportation in principle. Options for solving this problem are ekranoplans and hydrofoil vessels.

The result of the project (product) should be the development of a basic technical appearance (platform), as well as the technical and operational design, production of a specific vehicle – the multipurpose marine ekranoplan EP-15 (length 16.5 m, displacement 5.5 tons, capacity 15 people) and putting it into operation.

The purpose of the vehicle is cargo and passenger transportation at the speed of up to 200 km/h on the route lines of 50 – 300 km, with a 3 points wave. Herewith, the ekranoplan has no need for airport infrastructure and certification procedures related to aviation.

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First international agreements are signed by MARINET in China

The first international business mission in the MARINET history has been succesfully completed with signing of four agreements and more than 10 MoI. MARINET projects to be placed in CTEX (China technology exchange), MARINET participants have estableshed direct links with Chinese partners while MARINET will continue active development of international cooperation and promotion in China and in other countries.

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MARINET projects will be presented at Open Innovations Forum

Annual forum Open Innovations will take place on October 16-18, 2017 in Moscow, Skolkovo Technopark. The forum’s main goal is the development and commercialization of new technologies, the popularization of world technology brands and the creation of new tools for international cooperation in the field of innovation.

https://www.forinnovations.ru

A Number of MARINET projects will be presented at the RVC stand within the NTI exhibition.

Development of ballast water disinfection in unified light and sound field

According to Global Environment Facility, one of the most significant threat for global ocean is a transfer of alien marine organisms with ship’s ballast water to new environmental conditions. This can cause severe damage for fishery and local aquaculture, cause infection distribution and other negative consequences.

Existing ballast water treatment solutions on the market have the following disadvantages: chlorine-containing compounds are formed, formaldehydes are present, high cost, low efficiency. (more…)