Project outcomes

Journal papers:

 

I. Jovanović, M. Perčić, M. Koričan, N. Vladimir, A. Fan: Investigation of the viability of unmanned autonomous container ships under different carbon pricing scenarios, Journal of Marine Science and Engineering, Vol. 10(12), 2023, 1991.

A. Bakica, N. Vladimir, Š. Malenica, H. Im: Numerical procedure for Pre-Swirl Stator structural integrity evaluation, Ocean Engineering, Vol. 258, 2022, 111698.

N. Vladimir, A. Bakica, M. Perčić, I. Jovanović: Analysis of Technical Properties of Small Passenger Ships in the Mediterranean Sea with Overview of Future Market Needs – Environmental and Comfort Issues, Journal of Maritime Sciences Vol. 23, No. 1/2022, 2022, pp. 173-186.

M. Perčić, N. Vladimir, A. Fan, I. Jovanović: Holistic Energy Efficiency and Environmental Friendliness Model for Short-Sea Vessels with Alternative Power Systems Considering Realistic Fuel Pathways and Workloads, Journal of Marine Science and Engineering, Vol. 10(5), 2022, 613.

M. Perčić, L. Frković, T. Pukšec, B. Ćosić, O.L. Li, N. Vladimir: Life-cycle assessment and life-cycle cost assessment of power batteries for all-electric vessels for short-sea navigation, Energy, Vol. 251, 2022, 123895.

M. Perčić, N. Vladimir, I. Jovanović, M. Koričan, A. Bakica: Advanced technical solutions for marine pollution control in the Adriatic Sea, Rad Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Technical sciences, Vol. 549 (21), 2022, pp. 1-30.

I. Jovanović, N. Vladimir, M. Perčić, M. Koričan: The feasibility of autonomous low-emission ro-ro passenger shipping in the Adriatic Sea, Ocean Engineering, Vol. 247, 2022, 110712.

N. Vladimir, A. Bakica, M. Perčić, I. Jovanović: Modular approach in the design of small passenger vessels for Mediterranean, Journal of Marine Science and Engineering, Vol. 10 (1), 2022, 117.

M. Perčić, N. Vladimir, I. Jovanović, M. Koričan: Application of fuel cells with zero-carbon fuels in short-sea shipping, Applied Energy, Vol. 309, 2022, 118463.

A. Bakica, N. Vladimir, H. Jasak, E. S. Kim: Numerical simulations of hydrodynamic loads and structural responses of a Pre-Swirl Stator, International Journal of Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering, Vol. 13, 2021, pp. 804-816

M. Perčić, N. Vladimir, M. Koričan: Electrification of inland waterway ships considering power system lifetime emissions and costs, Energies, Vol. 14, 2021, 7046.

M.Perčić, N. Vladimir, A. Fan: Techno-economic assessment of alternative marine fuels for inland shipping in Croatia, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Vol. 148, 2021, 111363.

A. Bakica, Š. Malenica, N. Vladimir: Hydro-structure coupling of CFD and FEM – Quasi-static approach, Ocean Engineering, Vol. 217, 2020, 108118.

M. Perčić, N. Vladimir, A. Fan: Life-cycle cost assessment of alternative marine fuels to reduce the carbon footprint in short-sea shipping: A case study of Croatia, Applied Energy, Vol. 279, 2020, 115848.

I. Ančić, M. Perčić, N. Vladimir: Alternative power options to reduce carbon footprint of ro-ro passenger fleet: A case study of Croatia, Journal of Cleaner Production, Vol. 271, 2020, 122638.

M. Perčić, I. Ančić, N. Vladimir: Life-cycle cost assessments of different power system configurations to reduce the carbon footprint in the Croatian short-sea shipping sector, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Vol. 131, 2020, 110028.

M. Perčić, I. Ančić, N. Vladimir, L. Runko Luttenberger: Comparative life cycle assessment of battery- and diesel engine-driven ro-ro passenger vessel, Journal of Maritime & Transportation Sciences, Special Issue, 2020, pp. 343-357.

A. Bakica, N. Vladimir, I. Gatin, H. Jasak: CFD simulation of loadings on circular duct in calm water and waves, Ships and Offshore Structures, 2020, DOI: 10.1080/17445302.2020.1730082.

N. Alujević, I. Ćatipović, Š. Malenica, I. Senjanović, N. Vladimir: Stability, performance and power flow of active U-tube anti-roll tank, Engineering Structures, Vol. 211, 2020, 110267.

N. Vladimir, I. Senjanović, N. Alujević, D.S. Cho, J.L. Mantari Laureano: Structural integrity of an aged oil tanker converted into the port oil storage, Transactions of FAMENA, Vol. 43, No. 1, 2019, pp. 65-77.

A. Bakica, I. Gatin, V. Vukčević, H. Jasak, N. Vladimir: Accurate assessment of ship-propulsion characteristics using CFD, Ocean Engineering, Vol. 175, 2019, pp. 149-162.

I. Ančić, N. Vladimir, L. Runko Luttenberger: Energy efficiency of Ro-Ro passenger ships with integrated power systems, Ocean Engineering, Vol. 166, 2018, pp. 350-357.

I. Ančić, N. Vladimir, D.S. Cho: Determining environmental pollution from ships using Index of Energy Efficiency and Environmental Eligibility (I4E), Marine Policy, Vol. 95, 2018, pp. 1–7.

 


Conference papers:

 

I. Jovanović, M. Perčić, N. Vladimir: Identifying differences between power systems of conventional and autonomous ship with respect to their safety assessment, 18th International Conference on Electrical Machines, Drives and Power Systems (ELMA 2023), Digests, Varna, Bulgaria, 2023. pp. 208 – 209.

M. Perčić, N. Vladimir, A. Fan, I. Jovanović: Holistic energy efficiency and environmental friendliness analysis of inland ships with alternative power systems, Proceedings of PIANC America 2023, Fort Lauderdale (FL), USA, 2023. pp. 186 – 193.

I. Jovanović, N. Vladimir, M. Perčić, M. Koričan: An overview of maintenance procedures for ship machinery, Sorta 2022 Proceedings, Zagreb, Croatia, 2022. pp. 51-52.

A. Bakica, N. Vladimir: Energy saving devices in ship propulsion, Sorta 2022 Proceedings, Zagreb, Croatia, 2022. pp. 15-16.

I. Jovanović, N. Vladimir, M. Perčić, M. Koričan:Effect of potential autonomous short-sea shipping in the Adriatic Sea on the maritime transportation safety, Proceedings of the 32nd European Safety and Reliability Conference (ESREL 2022), Dublin, Ireland, 2022. pp. 721-728.

A. Bakica, N. Vladimir: Numerical estimation of pre-swirl stator efficiency, Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Ships & Maritime Research (NAV 2022), Genova – La Spezia, Italy, 2022. pp. 1-8.

I. Jovanović, N. Vladimir, M. Perčić, M. Koričan: An overview of risk assessment methods for marine power systems, Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Transport Science (ICTS), Portorož, Slovenia, 2022., pp. 166-173.

M. Perčić, N. Vladimir, I. Jovanović, M. Koričan: Holistic environmental analysis of selected zero-emission powering options for ro-ro passenger ships in Croatia, Proceedings of the 14th Annual Baška GNSS Conference: Technologies, Techniques and Applications Across PNT and the 1st Workshop on Smart, Blue and Green Maritime Technologies, Baška, Croatia, 2021, pp. 115-127.

I. Jovanović, N. Vladimir, M. Perčić, M. Koričan: A study into the economic viability of autonomous shipping: A case study of a 9,400 TEU container vessel, Proceedings of the 2nd International Congress on Ship and Marine Technology (GMO-SHIPMAR 2021), Istanbul, Turkey, 2021, pp. 427-438.

M. Perčić, N. Vladimir, I. Jovanović, M. Koričan: Environmental Analysis of Methanol as an Alternative Marine Fuel, Proceedings of the 2nd International Congress on Ship and Marine Technology (GMO-SHIPMAR 2021), Istanbul, Turkey, 2021, pp. 167-176.

M. Perčić, I. Ančić, N. Vladimir, A. Fan, Y. He: Comparative life cycle assessment of battery- and diesel engine-powered river cruise ship, Developments in Maritime Technology and Engineering – Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Maritime Technology and Engineering (MARTECH 2020), Lisbon, Portugal, 2020, pp. 415-421.

N. Vladimir, M. Perčić, I. Jovanović, M. Koričan: Environmental and economic analysis of alternative powering options for coastal vessels with respect to future emission reduction targets, Proceedings of 3rd International Scientific Conference “Sustainable and Efficient Use of Energy, Water and Natural Resources”, Saint-Petersburg, Russia, 2021, pp. 207-208.

M. Perčić, N. Vladimir, A. Fan, Y. He: Reduction of CO2 emissions of inland passenger and cargo vessels by alternative power system configurations, Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Applied Energy (ICAE 2020) – Part 3, Bangkok, Thailand, 2020, 453, 6.

M. Perčić, N. Vladimir, A. Fan, M. Koričan, I. Jovanović: Towards environmentally friendly short-sea transportation via integration of renewable energy sources in the ship power systems, Proceedings of the Applied Energy Symposium: Low carbon cities and urban energy systems (CUE 2020) – Part 2, Tokyo, Japan, 2020, D-171, 6.

N. Vladimir, M. Perčić, M. Koričan: Environmental trends in shipping – opportunities for next generation energy storage and conversion technologies, (invited paper), The International Symposium on Hybrid Materials and Processing (HyMaP 2020), Busan, Korea, 2020, pp. 43.

N. Vladimir, A. Bakica, Š. Malenica, H.I. Im, I. Senjanović, D.S. Cho: Investigation of vibration characteristics of an energy saving device of pre-swirl stator type, Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Ships and Offshore Structures (ICSOS), Glasgow, Scotland, UK, 2020, pp. 340-351.

A. Bakica, N. Vladimir, I. Gatin, H. Jasak: CFD simulation of energy saving device in calm water and waves, Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Ships and Offshore Structures (ICSOS), Onboard Carnival Liberty cruising from Port Canaveral, Florida, USA to the Bahamas and back, 2019, 15 pages.

I. Ančić, M. Perčić, N. Vladimir: Effect of new energy efficiency regulations on practical design of selected ship types, Proceedings of the 14th International Symposium on Practical Design of Ships and Other Floating Structures (PRADS 2019), Yokohama, Japan, 2019, 13 pages.

A. Bakica, N. Vladimir, I. Ančić: Improving ship energy efficiency performance by energy saving devices, Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Smart & Green Technology for the Future of Marine Industries (SMATECH 2019), Glasgow, Scotland, UK, 2019, pp. 92-97.

N. Vladimir, A. Bakica, I. Ančić: Predictions of noise levels on board ships by hybrid SEA: Application to Ro-Ro passenger ship and self-propelled cutter suction dredger, Proceedings of the 29th International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference (ISOPE 2019), Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, 2019, pp. 4645-4651.

I. Gatin, S. Liu, N. Vladimir, H. Jasak: Wave impact loads prediction with compressible air effects using CFD, Proceedings of the ASME 38th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering (OMAE 2019), Glasgow, Scotland, UK, 2019, Paper no. OMAE2019-96026.

I. Ančić, M. Perčić, G. Theotokatos, N. Vladimir: A novel approach towards more realistic energy efficiency regulations for tankers, Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Modelling and Optimisation of Ship Energy Systems (MOSES 2019), Glasgow, Scotland, UK, 2019, pp. 183-188.

I. Ančić, M. Perčić, L. Runko Luttenberger, N. Vladimir: Potential to reduce environmental pollution from ships through the modular concept approach, Proceedings of 8th International Maritime Science Conference (IMSC 2019), Budva, Montenegro, 2019, pp. 371-375.

M. Perčić, I. Ančić, N. Vladimir: Towards electrification of ro-ro passenger fleet in the Adriatic Sea, Proceedings of the Power & Propulsion Alternatives for Ships Conference, London, UK, 2019, pp. 41-46.

N. Vladimir, I. Ančić, I. Gatin, M. Tošić, V. Vukčević: Development of design methodology for modular passenger ships for the Mediterranean, Proceedings of the 23rd Symposium on the Theory and Practice of Shipbuilding, Split, Croatia, 2018., pp. 454-461.

N. Vladimir, I. Ančić, M. Tošić, D.S. Cho: Modular concept in the design of environmentally friendly passenger vessels: Techno-economic aspects, (invited paper), Proceedings of the 11th Europe-Korea Conference on Science and Technology, Glasgow, Scotland, 2018., One-page Abstract No. 97.

N. Vladimir, I. Senjanović, N. Alujević, S. Tomašević, D.S. Cho: Strength assessment of an aged single hull tanker grounded in mud and used as port oil storage, Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Maritime Technology and Engineering MARTECH 2018 – Progress in Maritime Engineering and Technology, Lisbon, Portugal, 2018., pp. 345-356.

 


Doctoral theses:

 

A. Bakica: Numerical method for the evaluation of the structural response of ship appendices, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture, Croatia, 22.07.2022.

M. Perčić: A procedure for improving the energy efficiency and environmental performance of short sea and inland waterway vessels, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture, Croatia, 11.07.2022.


Technical reports:

 

N. Vladimir, A. Bakica, I. Jovanović, H. Tudor: Green Modular Passenger Vessel for Mediterranean (GRiMM) Project, Work Package 5: Noise and vibration performance, Technical report (No. FSB-GRiMM-2/2022), University of Zagreb, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture, Zagreb, 2022.

N. Vladimir, M. Perčić, A. Bakica, I. Jovanović: Green Modular Passenger Vessel for Mediterranean (GRiMM) Project, Work Package 2: Modular approach in the design of small passenger ships for Mediterranean, Technical report (No. FSB-GRiMM-11/2021), University of Zagreb, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture, Zagreb, 2021.

A. Bakica, I. Ančić, V. Vukčević, I. Gatin, N. Vladimir: Green Modular Passenger Vessel for Mediterranean (GRiMM) Project, Work Package 2: Definition of relevant hull modules for detailed (hydrodynamic) analysis, Technical report (No. FSB-GRiMM-02/2019), University of Zagreb, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture, Zagreb, 2019.

I. Ančić, M. Perčić, A. Bakica: Green Modular Passenger Vessel for Mediterranean (GRiMM) Project, Work Package 1: Analysis of the market needs, Technical report (No. FSB-GRiMM-01/2019), University of Zagreb, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture, Zagreb, 2019.


Other:

I. Jovanović: A method for designing power systems for autonomous ships, presentation at the 8th Annual PhD Workshop of Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture and Faculty of Metallurgy, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia, July 4, 2022.

N. Vladimir: Green Transition of Islands through Environmentally Sustainable Maritime Transportation, Organized by the Public Institution Development Agency of Šibenik- Knin County within the Conference on Sustainable Innovations in Blue Sector, Šibenik, Croatia, 20.05.2022.

I. Jovanović: Towards increase of autonomy degree and energy efficiency of the short-sea shipping sector in the Adriatic Sea, presentation at the 7th Annual PhD Workshop of Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture and Faculty of Metallurgy, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia, July 5, 2021.

A. Bakica: Numerical method for the evaluation of the structural response of ship appendices, presentation at the Sixth Annual PhD Workshop of Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture and Faculty of Metallurgy, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia, July 6, 2020.

M. Perčić: Energy efficiency and environmental eligibility of short sea and inland waterway vessels, presentation at the Sixth Annual PhD Workshop of Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture and Faculty of Metallurgy, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia, July 6, 2020.

M. Perčić: Energy efficiency and environmental eligibility of ships engaged in short-sea shipping sector, presentation at the virtual conference “Cooperation and financing of the innovative and eco-friendly products in maritime sector”, organized within the framework of Interreg ADRION project “ECO-NautiNET”, Zagreb, Croatia, June 23-24, 2020.

A. Bakica: Design Procedure for Energy Saving Device in Ship Propulsion, presentation at the Fifth Annual PhD Workshop of Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture and Faculty of Metallurgy, University of Zagreb, and Second Joint Conference of postgraduate students in mechanical engineering and naval architecture of the University of Ljubljana, Maribor and Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia, June 28, 2019.

M. Perčić: Energy efficiency and environmental eligibility of ships engaged in short-sea shipping, presentation at the Fifth Annual PhD Workshop of Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture and Faculty of Metallurgy, University of Zagreb, and Second Joint Conference of postgraduate students in mechanical engineering and naval architecture of the University of Ljubljana, Maribor and Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia, June 28, 2019.

A. Bakica: Analysis of ship propulsion characteristics using CFD, presentation at the Naval Hydro Workshop, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture of the University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia, January 28, 2019.

N. Vladimir: Green Modular Passenger Vessel for Mediterranean (GRiMM) – Croatian Science Foundation’s Installation Research Project, presentation of the project at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture of the University of Zagreb, Zagreb, November 13, 2018.

I. Ančić: GRiMM-Green Modular Passenger Vessels for Mediterranean, a lecture at the Department of Maritime Technology and Marine Engineering (Centro de Engenharia e Tecnologia Naval e Oceânica – CENTEC), Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa, Lisbon, November 7, 2018.

I. Ančić: Green Technologies – Possibilities for increasing energy efficiency and environmental eligibility of ehips; the state-of-the-art; innovative technologies and best practices for reducing harmful emissions; the GRiMM project, a lecture at the National Workshop on Green Solutions for Inland Shipping and the National Workshop for Validation of the “Policy Agenda” (organized within the framework of INTERREG project “GREEN DANUBE”), Croatian Chamber of Economy, Zagreb, October 26, 2018.

N. Vladimir: CSF Installation Research Project Green Modular Passenger Vessel for Mediterranean (GRiMM). (in Croatian), Invited Talk – Annual General Meeting of the Scientific Council for Maritime Affairs, Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Zagreb, Croatia, March 16, 2018.