Publications produced by SeaTech Consortium members and presented in various conferences and journals

Conference presentations:

A Novel Energy Saving Device for Ferry Ships in Waves based on Flapping Thrusters” by Kostas Belibassakis, Dimitris Liarokapis and Anders Öster. Presented at the 15th Symposium on High-Performance Marine Vehicles, HIPER’23, Bernried, Germany , September 18-20, 2023

Life-Cycle Assessment and Costing of Alternative Fuels and Emission Reduction Technologies” by Nikolaos P Ventikos, Panagiotis Sotiralis and Manolis Annetis. Presented at the 8th International Symposium on Ship Operations, Management and Economics, SNAME, Athens, Greece, March 7-8, 2023

Flapping-foil thrusters augmenting ship propulsion in waves” by Kostas Belibassakis, Jacques Vermeiden, Nicholas Townsend, Norbert Bulten and Anders Öster. Presented at Transport Research Arena TRA 2022, Lissabon, Portugal, November 14-17, 2022

Flapping-foil thruster design with optimal flexural rigidity profile based on a coupled BEM-FEM model” by Dimitra Anevlavi and Kostas Belibassakis. Presented at the 19th International Congress of International Maritime Association of the Mediterranean IMAM2022, Istanbul, Turkey, September 26-29, 2022

Modelling underwater noise propagation emitted from oscillating lifting surfaces” by Iro Malefaki, Angeliki Karperaki and Kostas Belibassakis. Presented at the 19th International Congress of International Maritime Association of the Mediterranean IMAM2022, Istanbul, Turkey, September 26-29, 2022

Advanced Data Analytics Based Hybrid Engine-Propeller Combinator Diagram for Green Ship Operations” by Lokukaluge P. Perera, Kostas Belibassakis, Evangelos Filippas and Maneesha Premasiri. Presented at the ASME 41st International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, OMAE2022, Hamburg, Germany, June 5-10, 2022

Optimization of a Flexible Flapping-Foil Thruster Based on a Coupled BEM-FEM Model” by Dimitra Anevlavi, Evangelos Filippas, Angeliki Karperaki and Kostas Belibassakis. Presented at the ASME 41st International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, OMAE2022, Hamburg, Germany, June 5-10, 2022

Noise Generation and Propagation From Flapping-Foil Thrusters Used for Marine Propulsion” by Iro Malefaki, Angeliki Karperaki and Kostas Belibassakis. Presented at the ASME 41st International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, OMAE2022, Hamburg, Germany, June 5-10, 2022

A Life-Cycle Cost Framework for Onboard Emission Reduction Technologies: The Case of the Flapping-Foil Thruster Propulsion Innovation” by Nikolaos P. Ventikos, Lokukaluge P. Perera, Panagiotis Sotiralis, Emmanouil Annetis and Eirini V. Stamatopoulou. Presented at the ASME 41st International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, OMAE2022, Hamburg, Germany, June 5-10, 2022

A Dynamical System for the Combined Performance of Innovative Biomimetic Thruster With Standard Propulsion System in Waves” by Kostas Belibassakis and Evangelos Filippas. Presented at the ASME 41st International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, OMAE2022, Hamburg, Germany, June 5-10, 2022

Data Driven Digital Twin Applications Towards Green Ship Operations” by Mahmood Taghavi and Lokukaluge P. Perera. Presented at the ASME 41st International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, OMAE2022, Hamburg, Germany, June 5-10, 2022

Life-Cycle Cost Analysis on a Marine Engine Innovation for Retrofit: A Comparative Study” by Khanh Q. Bui, Lokukaluge P. Perera, Jan Emblemsvåg and Halvor Schøyen. Presented at the ASME 41st International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, OMAE2022, Hamburg, Germany, June 5-10, 2022

Advanced Data Analytics Based Hybrid Engine-Propeller Combinator Diagram for Green Ship Operations” by Lokukaluge P. Perera, Kostas Belibassakis, Evangelos Filippas and Maneesha Premasiri. Presented at the ASME 41st International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, OMAE2022, Hamburg, Germany, June 5-10, 2022

Life Cycle Assessment of Different Marine Fuel Types and Powertrain Configurations for Financial and Environmental Impact Assessment in Shipping” by Hadi Taghavifar and Lokukaluge P. Perera. Presented at the ASME 41st International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, OMAE2022, Hamburg, Germany, June 5-10, 2022

Operational and economic assessment of the flapping-foil thruster propulsion innovation performance” by N.P. Ventikos, P. Sotiralis, E.V. Stamatopoulou, E. Annetis, E. Filippas, K.A. Belibassakis. Presented at the 6th International Conference on Maritime Technology and Engineering MARTECH 2022, Lisbon, Portugal, May 24-26, 2022

Combined performance of biomimetic ship propulsion system in waves with ship engine and application to short-sea shipping” by Kostas Belibassakis. Presented at the 6th International Conference on Maritime Technology and Engineering MARTECH 2022, Lisbon, Portugal, May 24-26, 2022

Noise generation and propagation by biomimetic dynamic-foil thruster” by Kostas Belibassakis and Iro Malefaki. Presented at euronoise 2021 Maderia, Portugal, October 25 – 27, 2021

Development and testing of biomimetic dynamic-foil thruster for augmenting ship propulsion in waves” by Kostas Belibassakis, Jacques Vermeiden and Anders Öster. Presented at the OCEANS2021 San Diego, September 20 – 23, 2021

Development of a Life-cycle Cost Framework for Retrofitting Marine Engines towards Emission Reduction in Shipping” by Khanh Q.Bui, Lokukaluge P.Perera and Jan Emblemsvåg. Presented at the IFAC Conference, Oldenburg, Germany, September 22 – 24, 2021

Combined performance of innovative biomimetic ship propulsion system in waves with Dual Fuel ship engine and application to short-sea shipping” by Kostas Belibassakis, Sebastiaan Bleuanus, Jacques Vermeiden and Nicholas Townsend. Presented at the Thirty-first (2021) International Ocean and Polar Engineering Conference (ISOPE) Rhodes, Greece, June 20 – 25, 2021

Advanced Data Analytics towards Energy Efficient and Emission Reduction Retrofit Technology Integration in Shipping” by Lokukaluge P. Perera, Nikolaos P. Ventikos, Sven Rolfsen and Anders Öster. Presented at the Thirty-first (2021) International Ocean and Polar Engineering Conference (ISOPE) Rhodes, Greece, June 20 – 25, 2021

Articles, Reports and Press releases:

New version of the Wärtsilä 31DF engine reduces methane emissions by an additional 41% on average, when compared to previous market best“, Wärtsilä Corporation, Trade press release, November 1, 2023

Fuelling the decarbonisation of international shipping“, by Sebastiaan Bleuanus, Decarbonisation Technology, November, 2023

Life cycle emission and cost assessment for LNG-retrofitted vessels: the risk and sensitivity analyses under fuel property and load variations“, by Hadi Taghavifar and Lokukaluge P. Perera, Journal of Ocean Engineering 282, August, 2023

Life-cycle cost analysis of an innovative marine dual-fuel engine under uncertainties“, by Khanh Q.Bui, Lokukaluge P. Perera and Jan Emblemsvåg, Journal of Cleaner Production 380, December, 2022

A probabilistic method to evaluate bow foils for realistic seas and shipping routes“, by J.A. Bowker and N.C. Townsend, Applied Ocean Research, October, 2022

A Novel FDTD-PML Scheme for Noise Propagation Generated by Biomimetic Flapping Thrusters in the Ocean Environment“, by Iro Malefaki and Kostas Belibassakis, Journal of Marine Science and Engineering, September, 2022

Scattering and Directionality Effects of Noise Generation from Flapping Thrusters Used for Propulsion of Small Ocean Vehicles“, by Kostas Belibassakis, John Prospathopoulos and Iro Malefaki, Journal of Marine Science and Engineering, August, 2022

Evaluation of bow foils on ship delivered power in waves using model tests“, by J.A. Bowker and N.C. Townsend, Applied Ocean Research, June, 2022

Ship Bow Wings with Application to Trim and Resistance Control in Calm Water and in Waves“, by Dimitris Ntouras, George Papadakis and Kostas Belibassakis, Journal of Marine Science and Engineering, April, 2022

Numerical and Experimental Investigation of the Performance of Dynamic Wing for Augmenting Ship Propulsion in Head and Quartering Seas“, by Kostas Belibassakis, Evangelos Filippas and George Papadakis, Journal of Marine Science and Engineering, December, 2021

Advanced data analytics for ship performance monitoring under localized operational conditions“, by Khanh Q. Bui & Lokukaluge P. Perera, Ocean Engineering article, June, 2021

The Data Management Plan (DMP) of the SeaTech Project“, SeaTech Consortium, Technical report, December, 2020

Wärtsilä’s SeaTech project to change the face of shipping emissions“, Wärtsilä Corporation, Press article, September 24, 2020

SeaTech Horizon2020 Project“, The Arctic University of Norway, Press release, March 29, 2020

Wärtsilä and partners to pursue greater fuel efficiency in major EU-funded project“, Wärtsilä Corporation, Trade press release, March 2, 2020

 Others:

“Open Access dataset”, Demonstrating the dynamic wing technology at real sea conditions using 10-12m long, self-propelled ship model, DataverseNO