Preventing Incident and Accident by Safer Ships on the Oceans- PICASSO

This Motorways of the Sea Action addresses wider benefits by studying and testing effective ICT solutions formative solutions and therefore addressing the human element. PICASSO is organized in the following core activities: On shore/on board safety and security, Emergency simulations, Training and human factor. Building upon the results of previous EU supported initiatives, such as Monalisa 2.0, the Action contributes to the global framework of the EU maritime transport policy and to Motorways of the Sea objectives by inter alia: improving safety of equipment, upgrading working practices for safer operations, developing new tools with a view to achieving more efficient evacuation procedures and smart and efficient response. It will therefore contribute the Global Project which aims at achieving a modern, safe and developed maritime sector.

Partner organizations

  • Dover Harbour Board (Private, United Kingdom)
  • Salvamento Marítimo (SASEMAR) (Public, Spain)
  • Italian Ministry of Transport (Public, Italy)
  • The Swedish Maritime Administration (SMA) (Public, Sweden)
  • National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) (Academic, Greece)
  • Administração dos Portos do Douro, Leixões e Viana do Castelo, S.A. (APDL) (Private, Portugal)
  • Costa Cruise (Private, Italy)
  • Authority for Transport in Malta (Public, Malta)
  • IB Software & Consulting (Private, Italy)
  • Cyprus Ports Authority (Public, Cyprus)
  • Magellan (Private, Portugal)
  • International Center for Numerical Methods in Engineering (CIMNE) (Public, Spain)
  • Tandu Technologies and Security Systems (Private, Israel)
  • Valencia Port Foundation (Non Profit, Spain)
  • Anek Lines (Private, Greece)
Start date 01/05/2016
End date The project is closed: 30/06/2018

Published: Fri 24 Mar 2017. Modified: Thu 31 May 2018