11th seminar on Lightweight Applications at Sea

Bremen, January 29-30, 2020

Together with the RAMSSES consortium and German platform MariLight, we welcome stakeholders to our upcoming E-LASS event in 2020.



January 29 - Structural Health Monitoring

Venue: Atlantic Hotel Universum

Time Topic
12:30-13:00 Arrival and Registration
13:00-13:10 Welcome Reception Franz Evegren, RISE
13:10-13:20 MariLight – the German maritime lightweight network Dr. Wibke Mayland, CMT
13:20-13:45 Condition monitoring in the railways sector - a basis for modern maintenance concepts Felix Sorribes Palmer (V2C2)
13:45-14:10 Structural health monitoring sensors in aeronautics: recent research and applications Felix Heinrich, ZAL
14:10-14:35 Structural health monitoring in thick-walled FRP structures Laurent Morel, Infracore Company
14:35-15:00 Structural health monitoring in the wind energy sectors Dr. Andreas Nuber, Wölfel Engineering
15:00-15:40 Coffee
15:40-16:00 Structural health monitoring of global and local elements of fibre-based vessels Cristobal Garcia, TSI
16:00-16:20 Structural Health Monitoring of ships and of composite ship domes with structuralacoustic purposes Giovanni Cusano, Cetena
16:20-16:45 Bonded composite repair methodologies - latest advancements and developments George Kanterakis, GMI Aero
16:45-17:00 Introducing the Fraunhofer IFAM Dr. Markus Brede, Fraunhofer IFAM
17:00-18:00 Visit of Fraunhofer IFAM Institute for Manufacturing Technology and Advanced Materials
19:30 Sponsored Joint Dinner Atlantic Hotel Universum

Dinner sponsored by

Meyer Werft

January 30 - Lightweight Applications

Venue: Atlantic Hotel Universum

Time Topic
08:45-09:10 Arrival and registration
09:10-09:30 Lightweight Engineering – Hype vs. real industrial demands Kai Steinbach & Thomas Heber, LZS GmbH
09:30-10:10 The development and approval process of the first GRP car ferry in Norway Knut Inge Edvardsen, cDynamics & Kujtim Ukaj, RISE
10:10-10:30 Development of a lightweight composite gangway for the offshore access market Siebert Frieling, Ampelmann Operations
10:30-11:00 Coffee break
11:00-11:15 Sargasso and its integration into the E-LASS network Andreas Bach, RISE
11:30-11:50 Development of modular composite walls in the RAMSSES project Arthur Thellmann, Meyer Werft
11:50-12:25 Joining forces: FIBRESHIP and RAMSSES projects to present a common approach to safeguard Safety of Composite Ships at the upcoming IMO SDC7 session Alfonso Jurado, TSI, Matthias Krause, CMT & Stéphane Paboeuf, BV
12:25-12:45 Discussion and feedback round regarding IMO presentation All
12:45-13:30 Lunch Provision of lunch packages “to go” for the tour (tbc!)
12:30-16:30 Industry tours Industry tours to Daimler, Airbus or DGzRS*

*Due to restrictions on visitor numbers per facility, participants will be divided into smaller groups and assigned to a specific destination. We will be happy to try to accommodate preferences, but no guarantee is given.


We have now reached our max capacity for the event. If you have not yet registered and is either a part of RAMSSES or a speaker, please contact alexander.hertzberg@ri.se as soon as possible.

Thank you!