Materials Onboard – Steel Advancements and Integrated Composites (MOSAIC)

Duration: 01.09.2012 – 31.08.2015 (36 months)

Coordination: CETENA

Partners: National Technical University of Athens; The University of Birmingham; Instituto Superior Técnico; TWI limited; Fincantieri – Cantieri Navali Italiani Alveus l.l.c. As2con; Lloyd's Register; Asociacion de Investigacion Metalurgica del Noroeste; Estaleiros Navais de Peniche, Danaos Shipping Company

Funding Entity: FP7-SST-2012-RTD-1 (Collaborative project)

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The project deals with the introduction of High Strength Low Alloyed Steels (HSLA) in specific structural details in order to deal with the major issue of crack initiation and propagation in critical areas of ships and also with the replacement of specific structural components of steel ships with composite materials.

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