Framework Programme 7 for R&D
 
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Task 5.1: Emission reduction methods
 

Objectives:

  • Extend or corroborate the know-how on characterization of particulate emissions from marine engines - total mass, size distribution and composition along with toxicological tests - and their dependence on parameters such as fuels and engine settings
  • Develop models of soot and particulate formation mechanisms including classification of different sources for various fuel qualities
  • Evaluate and further develop SOx and particulate matter removal technologies
  • Develop and optimise engine-integrated SCR systems
  • Investigate alternative NOx reduction concepts for emissions reductions beyond 60%, on the basis of the further development of "wet", as well as, "dry" methods and their combinations
  • Demonstrate ultra-low emissions concepts applicable to marine engines




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EMPA, Swiss Federal Laboratories


University of Kuopio


VTT Technical Research Centre Of Finland
Wartsila Finland OY
Wartsila Schweiz AG
Lloyds Register (EXAG)
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