Ship energy assessment by numerical simulation

A. Coraddu, M. Figari, S. Savio

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Abstract

Traditionally, the environmental performance of marine systems in terms of exhaust emissions has never been among the primary concerns of the maritime industry. However, this situation is going to quickly change, as in the shipping sector Energy Efficiency Design and Operation IMO Indexes testify. In such a context it is worth mentioning that the greening of shipping operations can be effectively achieved by a suitable system design and energy management. Ship Energy Efficiency Management Plan (SEEMP) should be a tool to monitor and to optimize ship and fleet efficiency performance; as a consequence it will have a deep impact on the reduction not only of the exhaust gas emissions but also of the operational costs. To reach this goal energy modelling represents the keyword. In particular, the estimate by simulation, of onboard power generation, consumption and losses plays a fundamental role for driving, for instance, a decision support tool toward the optimal choices as far as energy management is concerned. To this purpose, in the paper the authors present the outcomes of the activities carried out to develop a simulation tool able to represent an overall ship system from the energetic point of view. Modelling approach and the results of numerical simulations performed by the authors to estimate vessel fuel consumption in a real case study are shown and discussed.

LanguageEnglish
Title of host publicationComputational Methods in Marine Engineering V
Subtitle of host publication proceedings of the 5th international conference on computational methods in marine engineering, MARINE 2013
Pages530-540
Number of pages11
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2013
Event5th International Conference on Computational Methods in Marine Engineering, MARINE 2013 - Hamburg, Germany
Duration: 29 May 201331 May 2013

Conference

Conference5th International Conference on Computational Methods in Marine Engineering, MARINE 2013
CountryGermany
CityHamburg
Period29/05/1331/05/13

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Ship
Ships
Energy Management
Energy management
Freight transportation
Energy Efficiency
Numerical Simulation
Energy efficiency
Computer simulation
Energy
Greening
Exhaust gases
Simulation Tool
Decision Support
Gas emissions
Modeling
Fuel consumption
Estimate
Vessel
Power generation

Keywords

  • energy management
  • energy modelling
  • marine engineering
  • simulation

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Coraddu, A., Figari, M., & Savio, S. (2013). Ship energy assessment by numerical simulation. In Computational Methods in Marine Engineering V: proceedings of the 5th international conference on computational methods in marine engineering, MARINE 2013 (pp. 530-540)
Coraddu, A. ; Figari, M. ; Savio, S. / Ship energy assessment by numerical simulation. Computational Methods in Marine Engineering V: proceedings of the 5th international conference on computational methods in marine engineering, MARINE 2013. 2013. pp. 530-540
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Coraddu, A, Figari, M & Savio, S 2013, Ship energy assessment by numerical simulation. in Computational Methods in Marine Engineering V: proceedings of the 5th international conference on computational methods in marine engineering, MARINE 2013. pp. 530-540, 5th International Conference on Computational Methods in Marine Engineering, MARINE 2013, Hamburg, Germany, 29/05/13.

Ship energy assessment by numerical simulation. / Coraddu, A.; Figari, M.; Savio, S.

Computational Methods in Marine Engineering V: proceedings of the 5th international conference on computational methods in marine engineering, MARINE 2013. 2013. p. 530-540.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

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Coraddu A, Figari M, Savio S. Ship energy assessment by numerical simulation. In Computational Methods in Marine Engineering V: proceedings of the 5th international conference on computational methods in marine engineering, MARINE 2013. 2013. p. 530-540