MeRLIN : innovation at the heart of the shipping and port sectors
Spearheaded and managed by Technopole maritime du Québec (TMQ), MeRLIN is an industrial network dedicated to innovation in the shipping and port sectors. The network aims to provide greater access to R&D expertise as it seeks to facilitate the implementation of innovative projects that address the challenges of the maritime industry.
MeRLIN supports the industry in defining its research needs, stimulating collaborative work on shared objectives, encouraging reflection and the quest for concrete solutions, promoting the implementation of long-term planning tools and fostering ties between stakeholders within the maritime community.
MeRLIN THEMES AND
2018 PROGRAM OF ACTIVITIES
1 - Overview of existing solutions for reducing the carbon footprints of vessels
EFFLUENTS AND WASTE
2 - Managing effluents and waste: ship-port coordination
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