The eighth Intelligence Hunt Winners, Crew Rauma’s Decarbonizers

Feb 13, 2022 9:19 PM by

The Maritime Government

[By: SeaFocus]

An revolutionary undertaking staff that launched a brand new shortsea ship design making use of battery and gas cell know-how has been named because the winner of the eighth Intelligence Hunt undertaking competitors, by SeaFocus.

The Intelligence Hunt is a project-based awards scheme that marries revolutionary answer builders (the skills) with forward-thinking corporations within the transport provide chain and logistics (the case corporations).

The skills collaborating are present or just lately graduated college college students. For them the undertaking expertise and creation of a community of high-level enterprise professionals, future colleagues and mates on a world degree is invaluable. Deliverables by the groups within the frames of the Intelligence Hunt undertaking competitors will be in comparison with pre-studies or feasibility research with a transparent and strong enterprise case, which skilled mentors assist to create. Recent new concepts and the very best and most trendy technological options are emphasised all through your entire undertaking.

The tasks run for 2 to 4 months and culminate within the Finals the place the expertise groups current their options, and high-level firm executives, and provoking trade audio system share their views with the viewers.

This time the undertaking competitors welcomed seven worldwide case corporations competing with cross-faculty expertise groups. The Finals of the latest competitors have been held on-line on January 26-27, 2022.

The Expertise Crew winner of the undertaking competitors was ‘RAUMA´S DECARBONIZERS’ with the project “Decarbonizing Shortsea Transport” with the Case Firm, Rauma Marine Constructions (RMC), which specializes within the development and upkeep of icebreakers, automotive and passenger ferries, and vessels for Navies, Coast Guards and Analysis Institutes. Rauma Marine Constructions, based in 2014, is the one domestically owned shipbuilding firm of their dimension vary, which means their decision-making and employment stays securely inside Finland. The proposed undertaking targeted on an electrical operation, zero emission ship design that makes use of a battery and gas cell system.

The profitable Expertise staff members have been Ahmed Hassan, Crew Chief, Aalto College, Finland, Xiaohan Gu, Chalmers College of Expertise, Sweden, Mariia Khrapytska, Odessa I. I. Mechnikov Nationwide College, Ukraina, Ankita Nayak, Aalto College, Finland and Nseobong Umoh, Chalmers College of Expertise, Sweden, working below the supervision of their Crew Mentor Poul Woodall, who has greater than 40 years’ expertise within the maritime world with a selected curiosity in local weather and environmental points.

“Congratulations and a giant due to our staff members for having the ability to current concrete and available options for the best problem the maritime trade is going through. We will all be taught from the work carried out by the worldwide scholar staff: the know-how and options for a big discount of emissions from ships of exist already – what we want now could be co-operation of all concerned events throughout the globe.” Mika Laurilehto, Chief Gross sales Officer at Rauma Marine Constructions.

The award for the profitable staff is a six month tailor-made particular person profession mentoring programme, and a money prize of 500 € per staff member. The profitable staff may also communicate on the Intelligence Hunt 9 Finals on the Navigate2022 Maritime Commerce Exhibition, Turku in June this yr.

SeaFocus owns the idea IPR and acts as a coordinator for the competitors, facilitating and strengthening the hyperlink between the case corporations, the mentors and the skills.  SeaFocus additionally takes the function of figuring out potential skills who they take into account to be most fitted for every case to take part within the competitors. SeaFocus approaches round 800 college contacts twice a yr everywhere in the Europe and can handle the applying and analysis course of.

The jury for the competitors consisted of 5 distinguished trade representatives; Chairman of the Jury, Ulla Tapaninen, Affiliate Professor Maritime Transport, Adjunct Professor PhD; Sandra Dillon, Vice President, Expertise Improvement at Kemira, Craig Eason, Enterprise Journalist and Editorial Director at Fathom World, Xavier De Meulder, Senior Website Supervisor at Siemens Gamesa Renewable Power and Kari Sillanpää, Director of Maritime and Expertise Trade Branches on the Turku Science Park Ltd.

“The Intelligence Hunt competitors exposes innovation to imminent expertise with out organisational obstacles. The scheme’s mission is to behave as a bridge to search out appropriate jobs for proficient people, utilizing a bridge with out a street toll price”, says Ulla Keino, the CEO and Proprietor of SeaFocus.

“The calibre of the tasks put ahead throughout this competitors have been at an extremely excessive normal, which solely proves the necessity for competitions like this to supply younger expertise a platform to showcase their talents.” says Ulla Tapaninen, Chairman of the Intelligence Hunt jury and Affiliate Professor Maritime Transport, Adjunct Professor PhD.  

Poul Woodall, mentor for the profitable case project by Rauma Marine Constructions stated: “Our trade wants a continuing stream of latest expertise to maintain transferring and this competitors is a useful platform for showcasing and exposing expertise to corporations who’re open to and embracing innovation. It was a pleasure to work with these younger proficient people on this undertaking and I’m excited to see the place this win takes them.”

To-date, the competitors has hosted over 500 contributors, with finals held in areas together with Gothenburg, Oslo, München and Helsinki. The subsequent Intelligence Hunt undertaking competitors begins in March and the Finals can be held June 1-2, 2022 along side the Navigate2022 Maritime Commerce Exhibition in Turku Finland.

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