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

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

Published: Fri 24 Mar 2017. Modified: Fri 15 Sep 2017