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Project Outputs

A methodology to choose the powertrain components optimum

A.1.1 Report to define the operational performance of vessels under consideration

  • D.1.1.1 Report on state of the art of operational profiles of vessels

A.1.2 detailed library of potential (physical) component solutions with expected individual CO2 reduction components.

A.1.3 Ship component integration and configuration selection

  • D.1.3.4 Final report comprehensive qualitative presentation of the methodology to choose the powertrain optimum (OUTPUT)

A method to select the best energy management strategy given a boat configuration

A.1.4 Development of optimal energy management in simulation

A.1.6 Development of the method to select the low level management of a bifuel hydrogen diesel engine

Toolbox (business cases & carbon saving potentials) for retrofit and new build vessels of low carbon propulsion technologies

A.1.7 development of a methodology and protocol to provide a comprehensive baseline against which to judge the effectiveness of low carbon propulsion technologies.

  • D.1.7.1 Literature review report on environmental performance of options for low carbon propulsion systemsD.1.4.1 Report on the mathematical tools for control
  • D.1.7.3 Guidelines for the establishment of baseline to judge the CO2 footprint and environmental benefits

A.1.8 development of a methodology and protocol to assess the economic business case of low carbon propulsion technologies.

  • D.1.8.1 Report on the economic performance and cost/benefit of options for low carbon propulsion systems
  • D.1.8.3 Report to establish to judge the economic cost/benefit of low carbon propulsion technologies (OUTPUT)

Guidance relating to the safe use of gaseous and/or liquefied hydrogen based on the hazards identified on risk management carried out

A.1.9 Risk Assessment of proposed Low Carbon Technologies

  • D.1.9.1 Hazard Identification (HAZID) – Terms of Reference document for 4 pilots
  • D.1.9.3 Issue of final HAZID-report for 4 pilots
  • D.1.9.4 HAZOP – Terms of Reference Document
  • D.1.9.7 Issue of final HAZOP report

A.1.10 guidance document on how hydrogen can be safely bunkered, stored and used for ship propulsion

  • D.1.10.2 Issue if final guidance document (OUTPUT)

Risk assessment tool/model for the implementation of H2 and E-fuelling systems in ports, incl. blueprint of future ports-network

A.1.11 Developed basic model to realise H2 (and E) infrastructure

A.1.12 A risk assessment tool for bunkering installations at different scale

  • D.1.12.1 Inventory of legislation, safety rules that play a role
  • D.1.12.2 Risk assessment tool (OUTPUT)

Overall feasibility study through lab testing of the effects of changes in the hydrodynamic performance of vessels through changes in propulsion recharging facility

A. 2.1. Specific independent feasibility studies for the optimisation of hydrodynamic resistance performance characteristics for identified vessels retrofitted with target propulsion technologies.

  • D.2.1.4 Report on case specific optimisation of hydro-dynamic resistance performance characteristics pilots (OUTPUT)

A.2.2 Specific independent feasibility studies for the optimisation of hydrodynamic resistance performance characteristics for newbuild vessels utilising identified propulsion technologies.

  • D.2.2.4 Report on optimisation of hydrodynamic resistance performance characteristics for new-build vessels (OUTPUT)

Overall report of tests and monitoring in real life circumstances of all retrofitted and new build vessels and H2 bunkering facility

A.2.3 Evaluation and validation study on retrofit hybrid and hydrogen propulsion systems and vessel performance.

  • D.2.3.1 A developed methodology to assess in-situ the performances of new propulsion systems and vessels
  • D.2.3.6 Report in-situ evaluation and validation study on hybrid and hydrogen propulsion systems in vessels (OUTPUT)

A.2.4 Evaluation and validation study on the performance of Hydrogen bunkering station

  • D.2.4.3 Report on the in-situ evaluation a Hydrogen bunkering station in the Port of Oostende. (OUTPUT)

Design, development, building and testing of a H2-fuel cell module to be used in various vessels (Zepp)

A.2.5 Development of a hydrogen fuel cell power pack

  • D.2.5.4 Video – First prototype of marine fuel cell power module (Testing of basic functionalities and safety systems)

Pilot Hybrid Marine (UK)
Development and building of a new multimode hybrid configuration by retrofitting an existing, small patrol/inspection craft

A.3.2 Construction & testing of Multimode Hybrid prototypes

  • D.3.2.6 Report about testing and monitoring of the final system

A.3.3 Installation and testing of Multimode hybrid

  • D.3.3.3 Report about sea trials
  • D.3.3.4 Report about evaluation of performance (incl. video of testing)

Pilot YES-Vera Cruz (BE/NL)
Retrofit of large capacity inland barge with hydrogen based double propeller propulsion system

A.3.4 Definition of required and technical feasible hybrid propulsion system and analysed CO2-emission reduction impact.

A.3.5 Technical design, engineering and costing of hybrid inland barge propulsion system in detail, with implementation plan.

  • D.3.5.8 Report: Detailed performance monitoring and reporting plan.

A.3.6 Hybrid propulsion system implementation, commissioning and testing.

  • D.3.6.1 Report: Hybrid inland barge commissioned and released for testing program.
  • D.3.6.2 Report hybrid inland barge testing result, incl. interim status and progress reports testing program
  • D.3.6.3 Hybrid inland barge performance report, incl. status and progress reports on operational performance
  • D.3.6.4 Report: Hybrid inland barge demonstrations. Including interim status and progress reports. (incl. demonstration video)

Output Pilot GeoAqua (BE)
Building a new CTV in 2 phases: 1) a diesel-electric or diesel/H2 fuel propulsion system – 2) with a potential additional fuel cell

A.4.4 Testing, demonstrations and acceptance phase of the CTV

  • D.4.4.3 Vessel acceptance test protocol
  • D.4.4.4 Demonstration report (incl. Demonstration Video)
  • D.4.4.5 The engine monitoring system, safety plan and risk analysis reporting

Pilot Zilvermeeuw (NL)
Design and building of a new passenger transport vessel (400 persons) with a hybrid H2 fuel cell-diesel-electric propulsion system

A.4.8 Realisation: building of the vessel, implementation of the engines and propulsion system, including testing and demonstration

  • D.4.8.2 Report about the installation and completion of the propulsion and other systems
  • D.4.8.3 Pre testing report
  • D.4.8.4 Report about demonstrations and ongoing monitoring programme (incl. demonstration Video)

Pilot Parkwind (BE)
Realisation of a Hydrogen bunkering facility in the Port of Oostende

A.5.1 Feasibility study, define market readiness for supply and offtake in marine conditions

  • D.5.1.1 Market Study: Hydrogen Supply in Ostend
  • D.5.1.2 Market Study: Demand for Hydrogen in marine environment

A.5.2 Theoretical technical design of the facility

  • D.5.3.1 Implementation plan in the port of Ostend

A.5.3 Permits, safety study and implementation of the designed facility

  • D.5.4.4 Report about the testing of the fuelling mechanism (incl. demonstration video)
  • D.5.4.5 Evaluation report of performance