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2016
13 APR

Waste heat from ship engines can be used for electricity production

In industry, there are many sources of low-temperature heat—heat which is often found in connection with waste products such as the hot exhaust gases from a ship’s combustion...

Energy Energy production Energy systems Fossil fuels Construction and mechanics Combustion engines Ships and offshore constructions
12 JAN

Shark skin with X factor

Flow dynamics:   A course project on sharkskin which can be used to make hulls more streamlined suddenly went from being a university project to a research project...

Energy Ships and offshore constructions
08 JAN

PhD Defence 27th January: "Anchoring FRP Composite Armor in Flexible Offshore...

Andrei Costache from DTU Mechanical Engineering defends his PhD, "Anchoring FRP Composite Armor in Flexible Offshore Riser Systems" Wednesday 27th January from 13.00 to...

Construction and mechanics Ships and offshore constructions
2015
17 NOV

PhD Defence 26th November: “PSS Support for Maritime Technology Ventures: From...

Jakob Axel Bejbro Andersen from DTU Mechanical Engineering defends his PhD, “PSS Support for Maritime Technology Ventures: From exploration to methodology and theory”...

Coasts and harbours Ships and offshore constructions Entrepreneurship
02 JUN

How to avoid using more fuel in harsh weather conditions at sea

A newly developed software tool can help ships avoid using too much fuel in harsh weather conditions. Eva Herradón de Grado, a former Erasmus student at DTU Mechanical...

Construction and mechanics Ships and offshore constructions Mathematical modelling Energy efficiency
18 MAR

Maritime partnership launched with 14 projects

A new collaboration agreement will allow the Blue INNOShip partnership to start work on cleaning up shipping.

Ships and offshore constructions
05 MAR

Maritime partnership launched with 14 projects

On 16 February, the 40 companies and organizations in the Blue INNOShip partnership - in which DTU is involved - finalized the details of their partnership agreement.

Construction and mechanics Coasts and harbours Engineering Ships and offshore constructions
02 MAR

Using electrospun nanofibers to counter NOx emission from heavy shipping

Maritime shipping has grown fourfold in 20 years and the pollution from shipping is fast becoming a serious health problem on land. DTU Energy is part of the EU project...

Catalysis Combustion engines Ships and offshore constructions Electrochemistry
09 JAN

PhD Defence 30th January: Hybrid Method Simulation of Slender Marine Structures

Niels Hørbye Christiansen from DTU Mechanical Engineering defends his PhD "Hybrid Method Simulation of Slender Marine Structures" Friday 30th January 2015 at 14:00. The...

Construction and mechanics Ships and offshore constructions
07 JAN

PhD Defence 14th January: Analysis and Optimisation of Carcass Production for...

Peter Søe Nielsen from DTU Mechanical Engineering defends his PhD "Analysis and Optimisation of Carcass Production for Flexible Pipes" Wednesday, 14th January 2015 at 13...

Construction and mechanics Ships and offshore constructions