Projects with MRA

Towards Better Quantification of Underwater Radiated Noise: A Population Balance Model for Cavitating Flows and Noise

The project focuses on the growing challenge of underwater radiated noise (URN) and its negative impact on the marine environment, especially marine life.

Project start: 01. Jul. 2024
Project end: 31. May. 2027
Project participants: Fynn Jerome Aschmoneit
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SDU, Maritime Culture Lab, A diversity experiment. Researching sustainable diversity at sea

The project is based on the shipping company Hafnia’s initiative with 50/50 gender distribution on four ships. The purpose of the project is to investigate how such a gender balance affects operational health and safety, efficiency, working environment, leadership and teamwork on board. It also examines how to organise ship crews with 50% women in a sustainable way.

ongoing
Project start: 01. Oct. 2023
Project end: 01. Sep. 2026
Project participants: Lisa Loloma Froholdt
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Value4Sea

There are barriers to transport chains in the Öresund-Kattegat-Skagerrak area. The Value4Sea project will help remove or minimise them.

ongoing
Project start: 01. Sep. 2023
Project end: 31. Aug. 2026
Project participants: Kenn Steger-Jensen
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AI disruption in the maritime sector – the impact of AI on chartering practices in Danish shipping

The project investigates how Chat GPT can be utilised in ship chartering. The project is divided into two work packages: WP1 qualitatively investigates the potentials and barriers to using chat GPT in specific chartering activities across the different segments. WP2 contains a quantitative analysis of how the use of chatGPT affects rates, commissions and transaction patterns over time.

ongoing
Project start: 01. Jan. 2024
Project end: 01. Jan. 2026
Project participants: Agnieszka Nowinska
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All Projects

Towards Better Quantification of Underwater Radiated Noise: A Population Balance Model for Cavitating Flows and Noise

The project focuses on the growing challenge of underwater radiated noise (URN) and its negative impact on the marine environment, especially marine life.

Project start: 01. Jul. 2024
Project end: 31. May. 2027
Project participants: Fynn Jerome Aschmoneit
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AI disruption in the maritime sector – the impact of AI on chartering practices in Danish shipping

The project investigates how Chat GPT can be utilised in ship chartering. The project is divided into two work packages: WP1 qualitatively investigates the potentials and barriers to using chat GPT in specific chartering activities across the different segments. WP2 contains a quantitative analysis of how the use of chatGPT affects rates, commissions and transaction patterns over time.

ongoing
Project start: 01. Jan. 2024
Project end: 01. Jan. 2026
Project participants: Agnieszka Nowinska
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SDU, Maritime Culture Lab, A diversity experiment. Researching sustainable diversity at sea

The project is based on the shipping company Hafnia’s initiative with 50/50 gender distribution on four ships. The purpose of the project is to investigate how such a gender balance affects operational health and safety, efficiency, working environment, leadership and teamwork on board. It also examines how to organise ship crews with 50% women in a sustainable way.

ongoing
Project start: 01. Oct. 2023
Project end: 01. Sep. 2026
Project participants: Lisa Loloma Froholdt
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Value4Sea

There are barriers to transport chains in the Öresund-Kattegat-Skagerrak area. The Value4Sea project will help remove or minimise them.

ongoing
Project start: 01. Sep. 2023
Project end: 31. Aug. 2026
Project participants: Kenn Steger-Jensen
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CAPeX: Pioneer Center for Accelerating Power2x Materials Discovery

CAPeX will develop and implement a new powerful Materials Acceleration Platform (MAP) for rapid development of materials and a closed-loop data infrastructure where new catalysts and other materials for power-to-X are discovered, synthesized and designed directly for their intended operating conditions.

ongoing
Project start: 01. Jan. 2023
Project end: 01. Jan. 2036
Project participants: Tejs VeggeFrede Blaabjerg
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SUSTAINABULK: Sustainable and efficient dry-bulk operation through improved forecasting and routing

In the project, DTU will develop tools that can help a bulk shipping company predict market trends so they can deliver the right capacity to the right region. Furthermore, tools will be developed to plan a coherent route plan to ensure that new orders are available at the final destination to avoid deadheading.

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Project start: 01. Dec. 2022
Project end: 30. Nov. 2025
Project participants: Alberto TamburiniDavid Pisinger
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Premixed Combustion of Alternative Fuel in Two-stroke Marine Engines

MAN Energy Solutions is developing a new two-stroke dual fuel natural gas-diesel marine engine based on new premixed combustion technology. The current project aims to study the methane slip which is one of the main challenges of the premixed technology. The pilot diesel fuel injection parameters will be optimized to obtain higher efficiency and lower emissions.

Project start: 01. May. 2022
Project end: 30. Apr. 2024
Project participants: Jens Honoré WaltherArash Nemati
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Stowage Algorithms and AI for Energy Efficient Liner Shipping

Industrial PhD project at Roskilde University together with with SeaLytix on the development of stowage algorithms and AI for energy efficient liner shipping.

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Project start: 01. Mar. 2022
Project end: 28. Feb. 2025
Project participants: Line ReinhardtAgnieszka Sivertsen
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AIS Data Driven Ship Behavior Modelling

Industrial PhD project with TORM at RUC on the use of AIS data to model and forecast the optimal positioning of ships.

ongoing
Project start: 01. Feb. 2022
Project end: 31. Jan. 2025
Project participants: Benjamin MagnussenLine Reinhardt
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Port Effectiveness and Public Private Cooperation for Competitiveness (PEPP II)

This project explores how communication, gender, and sustainability affect the cluster performance of the Port of Tema in Ghana.

ongoing
Project start: 16. Jan. 2022
Project end: 15. Jan. 2025
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Ocean Infrastructures and Global Ocean Politics

The project addresses the vital issue of how the oceans can be used sustainably and governed more effectively. The centre of analysis are 3 linked case studies that explore infrastructural flows for effective oceanic governance: maritime shipping routes, undersea cables and marine oil spills.

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Project start: 01. Jan. 2022
Project end: 31. Dec. 2026
Project participants: Christian Bueger
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Development of algorithms and AI to maximize container vessel capacity and profitability

The purpose of this project is to develop new algorithms and AI methods to optimize the loading of the container vessels. The project also aims at engagning the open research environment with standard descriptions of the problems and the development of new experts to the area.

ongoing
Project start: 01. Jan. 2022
Project end: 31. Dec. 2024
Project participants: Rune Møller Jensen
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Green fuels for sustainable transport

PhD project at DTU on the use of green fuels for sustainable transport

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Project start: 01. Dec. 2021
Project end: 30. Nov. 2024
Project participants: Niels FørbyHarry Bingham
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Accelerating the Energy Transition at Sea and on Land: Ports as Hubs

This project will identify major challenges and opportunities for ports as facilitators of the transition to alternative fuels for shipping and industry. The project has the long-term ambition to establish an international partnership for academic research on the topic.

Project start: 01. Oct. 2021
Project end: 30. Sep. 2022
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Decision Support for Transportation Planning of Supply Chain Management Service Providers

PhD project at DTU on Decision Support for Transportation Planning of Supply Chain Management Service Providers.

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Project start: 01. Jul. 2021
Project end: 30. Jun. 2024
Project participants: Baptiste CouttonDario Pacino
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Dealing with uncertainty in RORO ship planning

PhD project at DTU on uncertainty in RORO ship planning.

Project start: 01. May. 2021
Project end: 30. Apr. 2024
Project participants: Alistair MainDario PacinoFilipe Rodrigues
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Underwater Radiated Noise Prediction for Marine Propellers

This PhD project at DTU explores underwater radiated noise prediction for marine propellers.

Project start: 15. Feb. 2021
Project end: 14. Feb. 2024
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Simulating Wave-Inducing Whipping Response of Ships

PhD project at DTU on simulation of wave inducing whipping response of ships.

Project start: 01. Dec. 2020
Project end: 30. Nov. 2023
Project participants: Limin ChenYanlin ShaoJens Honoré Walther
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RORO Green – Green RoRo Shipping through Digital Innovation

The project uses digital innovation to monitor RoRo shipping emissions and optimize the industry operational and strategic planning. By doing so, we reduce the fuel consumption of the used vessels, which have the highest impact factor on the GHG emissions produced during maritime shipping.

Project start: 01. Dec. 2020
Project end: 31. May. 2024
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Creating Circular Economy Clusters for Sustainable Ship Recycling in Denmark

The project has explored the potential for Danish yards and maritime industry, addressing questions regarding the size and composition of the relevant near-end-of-life fleet, the structure and capabilities of the Danish yards and maritime industry and a deeper analysis of the market for ship recycling in Denmark, including the pricing of end-of-life shipping assets and the nature of transactions.

Project start: 01. Nov. 2020
Project end: 31. Oct. 2021
Project participants: Henrik Sornn-FrieseEva RothPetar Sofev
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Normalized Indicator for Carbon Emissions of Ships (NICE)

This project intends to develop an indicator that can effectively reflect all attributes of a ship’s energy efficiency.

Project start: 15. Aug. 2020
Project end: 15. Aug. 2023
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Digital Ship Operations – Engine & Equipment Performance

This project looks at different operational variables of a marine engine from large cargo ships, with the aim of detecting and trending damage onset on different engine sub-components. This information can be used by owners to expedite O&M interventions and maximize ship availability.

Project start: 03. Aug. 2020
Project end: 30. Apr. 2023
Project participants: Niels Gorm Maly Rytter
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Data-driven prediction of added resistance on ships in waves

PhD project at DTU on data-driven prediction of added resistance on ships in waves

Project start: 01. Mar. 2020
Project end: 28. Feb. 2023
Project participants: Ulrik Dam NielsenHarry Bingham
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ShipWeldFlow – Digital Twins for robotic unit welding analysis and optimization in ship production

In ShipWeldFlow, we develop novel digital analysis and optimization tools to support the workflow of robotic welding in shipbuilding operations. We use Digital Twins to address the needs of two companies, Odense Maritime Technology and Inrotech, by joint development of the required digital tools to innovate the central workflow in modern steel ship production.

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Project start: 01. Jan. 2020
Project end: 31. Dec. 2024
Project participants: Christian Schlette
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Port polities – Logistics, political orders and new hegemons in the land-sea nexus

This project examines the production of political orders around deep-sea ports in Africa. Focusing on the intersection between territorial states, corporates and non-Western hegemons, the project asks: What kind of polities emerge around ports, and with what consequences for the political order of host states?

Project start: 01. Oct. 2019
Project end: 01. Oct. 2022
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Smart, transparent and sustainable food supply chains (Digimat)

The objective of this project is to develop a conceptual control models for smart, sustainable and transparent operations in food supply chains.

Project start: 01. May. 2019
Project end: 31. Dec. 2022
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Analysis and improvement of human-machine interaction for automated functions on ships

This project aims at ananlyzing and improving methods and standards for designing information visualization, interfaces and human-machine systems for both existing and advanced ships.

Project participants: Igor Kozin
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Maritime Security in Ghana (AMARIS)

The goal of AMARIS is to conduct a theory-driven and in-depth study of maritime security in Ghana. It investigates the manifestations of maritime crime in the country (work package 1), the governance responses to maritime security that have developed in the past twenty year (work package 2), and the capacity building assistance that is carried out in the country by international partners (work package 3).

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