EONav - Earth Observation for Maritime Navigation
Research Project , 2016 – 2019

EONav presents an entirely new concept of combining space-based remote sensing observations which are offered by Copernicus with local maritime ship observations to aid maritime sail planning for fuel, emission and fatigue optimization. High fuel costs, consequences of delays in ship passages, reduction of SO2/CO2/NOx and similar emissions and other constraints are now putting more pressure on the maritime industry. Thus utilizing sea state, sea ice and AIS observations from space-based remote sensing, and particularly from Copernicus, allow the sea masters and planners to integrate more accurate and reliable observations to optimize their sail plan and thereby greatly increase profitability. This project is going to bring Copernicus remote sensing observations into sail planning tools with the objective of very significantly improve sail plan accuracy and reliability.

Participants

Leif Eriksson (contact)

Associate Professor at Chalmers, Space, Earth and Environment, Microwave and Optical Remote Sensing, Radar Remote Sensing

Anis Elyouncha

Doctoral Student at Chalmers, Space, Earth and Environment, Microwave and Optical Remote Sensing

Lars Jonasson

Doktor at Chalmers, Space, Earth and Environment, Microwave and Optical Remote Sensing, Radar Remote Sensing

Wengang Mao

Associate Professor at Chalmers, Mechanics and Maritime Sciences, Marine Technology

Helong Wang

Doctoral Student at Chalmers, Mechanics and Maritime Sciences, Marine Technology

Yufang Ye

Researcher at Chalmers, Space, Earth and Environment, Microwave and Optical Remote Sensing

Collaborations

Color Line Marine AS

Sandefjord, Norway

G.M.S. Global Maritime Services Ltd

MACCLESFIELD, United Kingdom

Laurin Maritime AB

412 47 Västra Frölunda, Sweden

Möller Data Workflow Systems

Gråbo, Sweden

O.M. Offshore Monitoring Ltd

Limassol, Cyprus

Offshore Navigation Ltd

The Valley, Anguilla

Funding

European Commission (EC)

Funding Chalmers participation during 2016–2019

Related Areas of Advance and Infrastructure

Sustainable development

Driving Forces

Transport

Areas of Advance

Basic sciences

Roots

Publications

More information

Project Web Page

http://eonav.com/

Latest update

2020-09-02