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Rapid Development of Vessel Model

The focus of Cluster 5 is to decrease the lead time to modify vessels by at least 20% thanks to better information about the modification costs needed to meet new business demand. In this research Cluster, Greek partners SEAbility, Ocean and INSB have been working closely with Bern University to develop an innovative business model […]

Commodities aren’t primed for a rebound during 2015: Shipping could benefit from lower prices.

In recent past, higher commodity prices were driven by an increase in demand from developing countries, which spelled good news for ship owners. As the commodity market was plagued by speculators and many relative trades, more often than not, higher prices didn’t necessarily translate to higher demand in cargos. The latest downward trend among major […]

Use-It-Wisely and Space Solutions

Dr Mauro Pasquinelli is a project partner in Use-It-Wisely and he works for Thales Alenia Space – Italia (TAS-I). He is coordinating the definition and development of a novel methodology and related toolchain to support the development of highly technical products in the space domain.

Improving 3D Imaging of Turbines

Professor Arcadio Reyes Lecuona is an Associate Professor at the University of Malaga in Spain. Within the Use-It-Wisely project, he is responsible for both coordinating the technical specifications across all Use-It-Wisely Work Packages (WP) and for software development for the 3D visualisation of inspection results in steam turbines and other large, high-cost products.