Research Projects

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Maritime Energy​ Sys​tem Grant Call​ Programme​

Development of Adhesive Mimics for Anti-fouling Coatings and Adhesion Testing in the Marine Environment Capability Area: Enviroment & Energy Project Principal Investigator: ​Asst Prof Ali Gilles Tchenguise Miserez​​​​ Industrial Collaborator: A*STAR (Molecular Engineering Lab)

Drag Reduction for Marine Vessels Using Air-Filled Dimpled Sur​faces
Project Principal Investigator: Asst Prof Jörg Schlüter​
Industrial Collaborator: ST Marine Ltd

Two Issues On A Novel Air Lubrication System for Ship Drag Reduction
Project Principal Investigator: Assoc Prof Li Hua
Industrial Collaborators: Maersk Maritime Technology A.P. Moller-Maersk & R&D Engineering Inc., Japan​

Deepwater Technology​ R&D Programme

Fracture Assessment of Flawed Girth Welds in Clad Pipelines with Under/Over-mismatch Weld Strengths Capability Area: Manufacturing Technologies, Asset Integrity & Risk Management Project Principal Investigator: Assoc Prof Lie Seng Tjhen Industrial Collaborator: Det Norske Veritas (DNV)

Contrast Enhanced Vision for Deepwater Monitoring System Capability Area: Manufacturing Technologies, Deepwater Oil & Gas Exploration & Production, Asset Integrity & Risk Management Project Principal Investigator: Assoc Prof Chau Lap Pui Industrial Collaborator: Fugro Subsea Technologies Pte Ltd​

A Practical Method to Evaluate Highly-Nonlinear Wave Run-up on Columns and Air-gap for Semi-submersible Platforms in Harsh Wave Environments Capability Area: Manufacturing Technologies, Asset Integrity & Risk Management Project Principal Investigator: Assoc Prof Lo Yat-Man, Edmond Industrial Collaborators: American Bureau of Shipping Singapore (ABS)Bureau Veritas & Sembcorp Marine Technology Pte Ltd​

Fatigue Life Predication Methodology for Offshore Structures, Risers and Pipelines starting from multiple small surface cracks relevant to Welded Structures Capability Area: Manufacturing Technologies, Deepwater Oil & Gas Exploration & Production, Asset Integrity & Risk Management Project Principal Investigator: Prof Pang Hock Lye, John​ Industrial Collaborator: Det Norske Veritas (DNV)

Experimental and Numerical Investigation of Scour Due to Vibration of a Steel Catenary Riser Capability Area: Manufacturing Technologies, Deepwater Oil & Gas Exploration & Production, Asset Integrity & Risk Management Project Principal Investigator: Prof Chiew Yee Meng Industrial Collaborator: EMAS Aker Marine Contractors (EMAS  AMC)​

Simulation & Modelling R&D Programme

Human Factors in Vessel Traffic Management: Causal Factors and Preventive Interventions Capability Area: Simulation & Modelling, Data & Analytics Project Principal Investigator: Assoc Prof Chen Chun-Hsien

Human Factors in Maritime Risk Management: Simulation & Modelling​ Capability Area: Simulation & Modelling Project Principal Investigator: Mr Ang Hock Eng ​Industrial Collaborators: American Bureau of Shipping (ABS)Fraunhofer Project Centre for Interactive Digital Media (Fraunhofer IDM@NTU)​ & Singapore Maritime Academy@Singapore Polytechnic (SMA@SP)​

Numerical Modelling of Corrosion Mapping in Ship Structures Using Ultrasonic Guided Waves Capability Area: Simulation & Modelling, Data & Analytics Project Principal Investigator: Asst Prof Fan Zheng, David​ ​Industrial Collaborator: American Bureau of Shipping (ABS)

Numerical Simulation for Advanced Weld Screening Techniques for Fatigue Damages Using Ultrasonic Welded Guided Waves Capability Area: Simulation & Modelling Project Principal Investigator: Asst Prof Fan Zheng, David​ ​Industrial Collaborator: Keppel Singmarine Pte Ltd

Analysing Marine Cargo Risk and its Impact on Ports Capability Area: Data & Analytics Project Principal Investigator: Assoc Prof Lam Siu Lee, Jasmine Industrial Collaborator: Tenet Sompo Insurance​

A Computer-based Decision Support System for Predictive HSSE Risk Management in Shipping and Ship Management Companies Capability Area: Simulation & Modelling Project Principal Investigator: Assoc Prof Wong Yiik Diew Industrial Collaborators: American Eagle Tankers (AET) Shipmanagement  Pte Ltd & SIMPLUS

Modelling Fracture Initiation and Arrest in Weldments Containing Local Brittle Zones for Maritime Applications Capability Area: Simulation & Modelling Project Principal Investigator: Asst Prof Zhou Kun​​ Industrial Collaborator: Det Norske Veritas (DNV)

Ad Hoc Proje​cts

Maritime Energy Test Bed Facility​ Project Principal Investigator: Prof Chan Siew Hwa

A High Performance Stowage Planning and Optimization System for Large Container Vessels Capability Area: Simulation & Modelling, Data & Analytics Project Principal Investigator: Assoc Prof Hsu Wen Jing

Development of A Total Solution of Exhaust Gas Cleaning System and Its Installation for Dry Cargo Carriers Capability Area: Environment & Energy Project Principal Investigator: Prof Wang Xin Industrial Collaborators: Nippon Kaiji Kyokai (ClassNK)Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK) & Sembcorp Marine Ltd

Research on Port Dues, Port Charges and Port Pricing Policy
Project Principal Investigator: Asst Prof Thai Van Vinh Industrial Collaborator: Neptune Orient Lines (NOL)

Asset Integrity & Risk Management R&D Programme

Testing and Modelling on Corrosion and Erosion-Corrosion of Electric Submersible Pump (ESP) Stage Materials for Improved Performances in Deepwater Operations Project Principal Investigator: Assoc Prof Du Hejun​ Industrial Collaborator: Schlumberger

​Customized Fibre Optic Sensing for Health Monitoring of FPSO Project Principal Investigator: Assoc Prof Yang Yaowen Industrial Collaborator: American Bureau of Shipping (ABS)

Maritime Sustainability R&D Programme

Smart Cargo Handling Equipment and Battery Management System for Port Sustainable Energy Management Capability Area: Enviroment & Energy Project Principal Investigator: Assoc Prof Lam Siu Lee, Jasmine Industrial Collaborator:​ PSA

Portable Rapid On-board Bacteria Compliance Test for Ballast Water through Lab-on-Chip Dielectrophoretic Focusing and Detection Project Principal Investigator: Asst Prof Marcos Industrial Collaborator: Det Norske Veritas (DNV)​

A Novel Approach of NOx Removal from Ship Exhaust Gas for Vessels to Meet IMO Tier III Standard  Project Principal Investigator: Assoc Prof Lee Jong-Min Industrial Collaborators: Nippon Kaiji Kyokai (ClassNK) & Trinity Offshore Pte Ltd

Maritime Research Between Singapore (SMI) & Norway (RCN)

Real Energy Efficiency and Emissions in the Seaway Project Principal Investigator: Assoc Prof Lam Siu Lee, Jasmine Industrial Collaborators: Det Norske Veritas (DNV) & SKS OBO & Tankers AS (Norway)

Optimization of Marine Energy Storage Systems for Desired Lifetime, Energy Saving and Safety Project Principal Investigator: Asst Prof Tang Yi​ Industrial Collaborator: Rolls-Royce Singapore​

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