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Reference Number EP/Y024605/1
Title UK National Clean Maritime Research Hub
Status Started
Energy Categories Energy Efficiency(Transport) 100%;
Research Types Basic and strategic applied research 50%;
Applied Research and Development 50%;
Science and Technology Fields ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY (Electrical and Electronic Engineering) 25%;
ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY (Architecture and the Built Environment) 25%;
ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES (Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences) 50%;
UKERC Cross Cutting Characterisation Not Cross-cutting 50%;
Other (Energy technology information dissemination) 50%;
Principal Investigator Professor A P Roskilly
No email address given
Sir Joseph Swan Institute
Newcastle University
Award Type Standard
Funding Source EPSRC
Start Date 01 September 2023
End Date 31 March 2027
Duration 43 months
Total Grant Value £7,813,341
Industrial Sectors Energy; Transport Systems and Vehicles
Region North East
Programme Energy and Decarbonisation
Investigators Principal Investigator Professor A P Roskilly , Sir Joseph Swan Institute, Newcastle University (99.973%)
  Other Investigator Professor V (Vladimir ) Molkov , School of the Built Environment, University of Ulster (0.001%)
Dr D Makarov , School of the Built Environment, University of Ulster (0.001%)
Dr K Chong , Sch of Engineering and Applied Science, Aston University (0.001%)
Dr J Ling Chin , Engineering, Durham University (0.001%)
Professor J Irvine , Chemistry, University of St Andrews (0.001%)
Dr MJ Smith , Chemistry, University of St Andrews (0.001%)
Dr AJ Smallbone , Mechanical and Systems Engineering, Newcastle University (0.001%)
Dr R Elder , Chemical and Process Engineering, University of Sheffield (0.001%)
Dr P Tricoli , Electronic, Electrical and Computer Eng, University of Birmingham (0.001%)
Dr C Gerada , Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University of Nottingham (0.001%)
Prof P (Patricia ) Thornley , Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering, University of Manchester (0.001%)
Mr Y Wang , Sir Joseph Swan Institute, Newcastle University (0.001%)
Dr A Tsolakis , School of Mechanical Engineering, University of Birmingham (0.001%)
Dr R Morgan , Sch of Computing, Engineering & Maths, University of Brighton (0.001%)
Dr P Atkins , Sch of Computing, Engineering & Maths, University of Brighton (0.001%)
Dr AS Panesar , Sch of Computing, Engineering & Maths, University of Brighton (0.001%)
Prof A (Alasdair ) Cairns , Faculty of Engineering, University of Nottingham (0.001%)
Professor D Song , Management School, University of Liverpool (0.001%)
Dr D Wu , Sch of Engineering, Newcastle University (0.001%)
Dr W Yang , Sch of Engineering, Newcastle University (0.001%)
Dr S Turkmen , Sch of Engineering, Newcastle University (0.001%)
Professor P Liu , Sch of Engineering, Newcastle University (0.001%)
Dr X Xie , Sch of Engineering, Newcastle University (0.001%)
Professor Y Xie , Faculty of Business and Law, Anglia Ruskin University (0.001%)
Dr C Dansoh , F: Engineering Computing & Environment, Kingston University (0.001%)
Dr L Wright , Warsash Maritime School, (0.001%)
Dr I Moutzouris , Faculty of Finance, City University (0.001%)
  Industrial Collaborator Project Contact , Ceres Power Limited (0.000%)
Project Contact , Soil Machine Dynamics Ltd (0.000%)
Project Contact , Auriga Energy Limited (0.000%)
Project Contact , Johnson Matthey plc (0.000%)
Project Contact , Technical University of Delft, The Netherlands (0.000%)
Project Contact , L’Institut national de l’environnement industriel et des risques (Ineris), France (0.000%)
Project Contact , CEA (Commissariat à l'Énergie Atomique), France (0.000%)
Project Contact , Shell Global Solutions UK (0.000%)
Project Contact , Infineum UK Ltd (0.000%)
Project Contact , Innospec Environmental Ltd (0.000%)
Project Contact , BMT Group Ltd (UK) (0.000%)
Project Contact , ULEMCO Ltd (0.000%)
Project Contact , Repsol S.A., Spain (0.000%)
Project Contact , University of Porto (Universidade do Porto), Portugal (0.000%)
Project Contact , Hyundai Motor Group, South Korea (0.000%)
Project Contact , Ørsted (0.000%)
Project Contact , Tees Valley Mayoral Combined Authority (0.000%)
Project Contact , University of Cantabria (0.000%)
Project Contact , ImarEST (0.000%)
Project Contact , Sustainable Shipping lnitiative (SSI) (0.000%)
Project Contact , MAHLE Powertrain Ltd (0.000%)
Project Contact , Port of Felixstowe (0.000%)
Project Contact , Connected Places Catapult (0.000%)
Project Contact , Peel Ports Group (0.000%)
Project Contact , Liverpool City Region Combined Authority (0.000%)
Project Contact , ABL London Ltd. (0.000%)
Project Contact , ASG Superconductors SpA (0.000%)
Project Contact , Alpha Marine Consulting (0.000%)
Project Contact , Anemoi (0.000%)
Project Contact , Antipollution and V Group (0.000%)
Project Contact , Ballard Power Systems Europe (0.000%)
Project Contact , COSCO shipping lines (UK) limited (0.000%)
Project Contact , Calculus Energy Limited (0.000%)
Project Contact , Caledonian Maritime Assests Ltd (0.000%)
Project Contact , Carisbrooke Shipping (0.000%)
Project Contact , Clean Air Power GT Ltd (0.000%)
Project Contact , Cowes Harbour Commission (0.000%)
Project Contact , Cox Powertrain (0.000%)
Project Contact , Cummins Ltd (0.000%)
Project Contact , DFDS A/S (0.000%)
Project Contact , Dover Harbour Board (DHB) (0.000%)
Project Contact , Fincantieri (0.000%)
Project Contact , Freeport East (0.000%)
Project Contact , Global Ship Lease (0.000%)
Project Contact , Hadland Maritime Limited (0.000%)
Project Contact , Hellenic Marine Environment Protection A (0.000%)
Project Contact , Hynamics (0.000%)
Project Contact , Inc. c/o Technomar (0.000%)
Project Contact , Kellas Midstream (0.000%)
Project Contact , King Abdulaziz University (0.000%)
Project Contact , Kongsberg Group (0.000%)
Project Contact , MOL (Europe Africa) Limited (0.000%)
Project Contact , Mersey Maritime Limited (0.000%)
Project Contact , Midlands Engine Partnership (0.000%)
Project Contact , Midlands Innovation (0.000%)
Project Contact , New Ship Evolution (0.000%)
Project Contact , PD Ports (0.000%)
Project Contact , Persee (0.000%)
Project Contact , Portsmouth International Port (0.000%)
Project Contact , Prime Tanker Management Inc. (0.000%)
Project Contact , Rux Energy (0.000%)
Project Contact , SHARP Composites (0.000%)
Project Contact , Skeleton Technologies (0.000%)
Project Contact , Spot Ship (0.000%)
Project Contact , Stellar Systems (0.000%)
Project Contact , Sustainable Maritime Solutions (0.000%)
Project Contact , Suttons International Ltd (0.000%)
Project Contact , Teesside Freeport (0.000%)
Project Contact , Teignbridge Propellers (Services) Ltd (0.000%)
Project Contact , Toyota Technological Institute (0.000%)
Project Contact , University of Rome I (La Sapienza) (0.000%)
Project Contact , University of South-Eastern Norway (0.000%)
Project Contact , University of Zagreb (0.000%)
Project Contact , ZEM Fuel Systems Ltd. (0.000%)
Project Contact , ZIZO (0.000%)
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Abstract Along the well-to-wake value chain from upstream processes associated with fuels production and supply, components manufacture, and ships construction to the operation of ports and vessels, the UK domestic and international shipping produced 5.9 Mt CO2eq and 13.8 Mt CO2eq, respectively in 2017, totalling 3.4% of the UK's overall greenhouse gas emissions. The sector contributes significantly to air pollution challenges with emissions of nitrogen oxide, sulphur dioxide and particulate matters, harming human health and the environment particularly in coastal areas.The annual global market for maritime emission reduction technologies could reach $15 billion by 2050. This provides substantial economic opportunities for the UK. The Department for Transport's Clean Maritime Plan provides a route map for action on infrastructure, economics, regulation, and innovation that covers high technology readiness level (TRL 3-7). There is a genuine opportunity to explore fundamental research and go beyond conventional marine engineering and naval architecture and exploit the UK's world-leading cross-sectoral fundamental research expertise on hydrodynamics, fuels, combustion, electric machines and power electronics, batteries and fuel cells, energy systems, digitization, management, finance, logistics, safety engineering, etc. The proposed UK-MaRes Hub is a multidisciplinary research consortium and will conduct interdisciplinary research focussed on delivering disruptive solutions which have tangible potential to transform existing practice and reach a zero-carbon future by 2050.The challenges faced by UK maritime activity and their solutions are generally common but when deployed locally, they are bespoke due to the specifics of the port, the vessels they support, and the dependencies on their supply chains. Implementation will be heavily dependent on the local community, existing infrastructure, as well as opportunities and constraints related to the supply, distribution, storage and bunkering of alternative fuels, in decarbonising port handling facilities and cold-ironing, with the integration of renewable energy, reducing air pollution, to land-use and increased capacity and capability, and the local development of skills.The types of vessels and the cargoes handled through UK ports varies and are related to several factors, such as geographical location, regional industrial and business activity and wider transport links. Therefore, UK-MaRes Hub aims to feed into a clean maritime strategy that can adapt to place-based challenges and provide targeted technical and socio-economic interventions through a novel Co-innovation Methodology. This will bring together Research Exploration themes/work packages and Responsive Research Fund project activity into focus on port-centric scenarios and assess possibilities to innovate and reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, 2040 and 2050 timeframes, sharing best practice across the whole maritime ecosystem.A diverse, and inclusive Clean Maritime Network+ will ensure wider dissemination and knowledge take-up to achieve greater impact across UK ports and other maritime activity. The Network+ will have coordinated regional activity in South-West, Southern, London, Yorkshire & Lincolnshire, Midlands, North-West, North-East, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland. An already established Clean Maritime Research Partnership has vibrant academic, industrial, and civic stakeholder members from across the UK. UK-MaRes Hub will establish a Clean Maritime Policy Unit to provide expert advice and quantitative evidence to enable rapid decarbonisation of the maritime sector. It will ensure that the UK-MaRes Hub is engaging with policymakers at all stages of the hub activities.
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Added to Database 20/09/23