SEDNA Project News

Jun 2018

Shanghai forum 2018

Martin Bergström participated in Shanghai Forum 2018, May 26-28, where he was invited to speak at a session on “New Technologies for Future Arctic Operations”.

His talk, the topic of which was “Towards Holistic Goal-Based Design of Arctic Ship”,   was about the holistic goal-based design framework that we are developing within the SEDNA project.

Following the talk, he also attended a “round-table” discussion on the topic of the session.


Sep 2017

Visit to Helsinki

In late July Ilkka Saisto from Aker Arctic hosted a visit from Professor Kwang Leong Choy and Professor Giles Thomas to the Finnish icebreaker Polaris in order to establish a greater understanding of the different ship surfaces for the work on anti-icing technologies. Built in 2016 Polaris is operated by the state-owned icebreaker operator Arctia.

Jul 2017

SEDNA project presented at H2020 Waterborne Research Conference

The SEDNA project was presented at the H2020 Waterborne Research Conference: Competitive, Safe and Sustainable, held on 8 June, 2017 in Brussels.

Click here to see the event programme.

Click here to see the presentations from the conference.

Jun 2017

Project Kick Off meeting at the Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich, London

The SEDNA project had its Kick Off meeting at the Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich, London, on the 8th and 9th June 2017.

Jun 2017

SEDNA project starts

The SEDNA project, part-funded by the European Commission, will develop an innovative and integrated risk-based approach to safe Arctic navigation, ship design and operation, to enable European maritime interests to confidently fully embrace the Arctic’s significant and growing shipping opportunities, while safeguarding its natural environment.