Retrofit55 Decision Support System (DSS)


The RETROFIT55 Consortium met at CNR premises in Rome on February 7-9th, 2023, where the following points were discussed :

  • Project Management aspects
  • Data & information that have to be provided for various Work-Packages and their inter-linkages
  • DSS general features: Model input data, retrofit surrogate models and IT model
  • Operational synthesis: Weather routing, fouling and machine status
  • Electrification of retrofitting options
  • A bulk carrier profile for the case study
  • Flexible and rigid sail concepts
  • ALS requirements, safety, performance, Risk assessment
  • Best practices for retrofitting and trials protocol

Group meetings were organized independently to discuss the individual Work-Packages in detail.