About the Project - METRO

PRJ – METRO (local)

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METRO

Maritime Environment-friendly TRanspOrt systems

START DATE

01.01.2019

END DATE

30.06.2021

TOTAL BUDGET

€ 2.959.605

SPECIFIC OBJECTIVE

4.1: Improve the quality, safety and environmental sustainability of marine and coastal transport services and nodes by promoting multimodality in the programme area

LEAD PARTNER

University of Trieste - Department of Engineering and Architecture

TARGET GROUPS

1. General public

2. Local, regional and national public authorities

3. Enterprises, transport operators including operators of multimodal logistics hubs, infrastructure providers

4. Education and training organisations

5. Universities and research institutes

METRO project aims to improve the environmental sustainability in the field of maritime transport, with a specific focus on touristic connections in the North Adriatic area. This objective will be pursued both from the technological point of view (development of hybrid solutions to be adopted in vessels used for passenger’s transportation), and from the logistic one (study on the adaptation of power supply infrastructures in small harbours, definition of new routes to be established among north Adriatic ports).
The project addresses various challenges that affect the Programme area, such as the need for more integrated, efficient and sustainable maritime connections between the eligible territories, the necessity to reduce traffic congestion caused by seasonal tourism flows, and the need to tackle the continuous lack of competitiveness of companies in shipbuilding.

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PARTNERSHIP

LEAD PARTNER

University of Trieste - Department of Engineering and Architecture

PIAZZALE EUROPA 1

Trieste - Italy

https://www.units.it


University of Trieste is a high education research centre with 18,000 students attending graduate, PhD, post-doc and master courses. The Department of Engineering and Architecture has relevant expertise in the field of electric engineering, naval architecture and marine engineering, including traditional sectors of marine engineering, as well as environmental issues arising from the construction of maritime works in offshore research and exploitation, from shipping, and submarines.


Contact person: Vittorio Bucci

E-mail: vbucci@units.it

PROJECT PARTNER

Wartsila Italia Spa

https://www.wartsila.com/ita


Wärtsilä Italia is part of Wärtsilä Corporation, a Finnish company, leader in complete lifecycle power solutions for the global marine and energy markets. In 1997, Wärtsilä Corporation became a shareholder of Grandi Motori Trieste (GMT) and in 1999 GMT’s ownership was transferred totally to the Wärtsilä Group. In the year 2000, the company was named Wärtsilä Italia SpA. Wärtsilä Italia develops, sells, manufactures and provides service solutions for a wide range of medium speed engines.

Contact person: Emanuela Fregonese

E-mail: emanuela.fregonese@wartsila.com

PROJECT PARTNER

Port Network Authority of the Eastern Adriatic Sea

https://www.porto.trieste.it/


The Port Network Authority of the Eastern Adriatic Sea is a public body having as its primary task to direct, plan, coordinate, promote and control port operations and commercial and industrial activities in the ports of Trieste and Monfalcone. The Port of Trieste is is the top ranking Italian port for total throughout, with more than 62 million tons (2018) as well as for intermodal transport, with almost 10,000 trains (2018) having as main markets Central and Eastern Europe.


Contact person: Alberto Cozzi

E-mail: acozzi@porto.trieste.it

PROJECT PARTNER

Tehnomont shipyard ltd

http://www.tehnomont.hr/


Tehnomont Shipyard Pula LTD is a company founded in 1905. in a city well known for its shipbuilding and shiprepairing tradition. Shipbuilding and metal industry in general is our core business. Leading part of our production is based on shipbuilding of different types of working ships and sophisticated special purpose vessels made of aluminium and steel for the navy, coast guard, police and related services. We cooperate with eminent project designers and equipment suppliers.


Contact person: Mitja Koštomaj

E-mail: mkostomaj@tehnomont.hr

PROJECT PARTNER

Istrian Development Agency - IDA ltd

https://ida.hr/hr/


Istrian Development Agency – IDA Ltd. was founded by regional public authorities in 1999, as first regional development agency in Croatia and operational body entrusted with the implementation of development programmes in the Region of Istria. Today it’s one of leading Croatian regional development agencies and its primary role lies in the stimulation of the development of SMEs through securing financial support, developing entrepreneurial infrastructure and providing training courses


Contact person: Filip Šetić

E-mail: filip.setic@ida.hr

PROJECT PARTNER

University of Rijeka - Faculty of Engineering

http://www.riteh.uniri.hr/


The Faculty of Engineering of the University of Rijeka is a leading higher education, scientific and research institution in the field of engineering sciences in the region. The Faculty encompasses 11 departments, which include 36 sections and 50 laboratories. The Faculty offers undergraduate and graduate university study programmes in mechanical engineering, naval architecture, electrical engineering and computer engineering as well as a doctoral study


Contact person: Roko Dejhalla

E-mail: roko.dejhalla@riteh.hr

PROJECT PARTNER

University of Rijeka - Faculty of Maritime Studies

https://www.pfri.uniri.hr/


University of Rijeka, Faculty of Maritime Studies is one of the scientific and educational components of the University of Rijeka. Activities are organized in five departments and three independent departments. It offers scientific expertise and experience in: transport logistics, technology, port operations, economics of transport, shipping and port economics, maritime safety, navigation, electronics, marine engineering, power plants, maritime law, law of the sea verbal maritime communications.


Contact person: Aleksandar Cuculić

E-mail: cuculic@pfri.hr

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