STEAM-Sea Traffic Management in the EAstern Mediterranean​

The STEAM Project (Coordinator – Michalis Michaelides, Scientific Coordinator – Herodotos Herodotou) is a three-year project expected to start on January 2019 with a budget of approximately 1 million EUR financed by the Cyprus Research Promotion Foundation. The general objective of the STEAM project is to develop Port of Limassol to become a world-class transshipment and information hub adopting modern digital technologies brought to the maritime sector, and a driver for short sea shipping in the Eastern Mediterranean through enhanced services based on standardized ship and port connectivity. The STEAM interdisciplinary consortium consists of established stakeholders of the maritime Cyprus and international sector including research institutes: CUT, MARINEM, and RISE (Sweden); private enterprises: TOTOTHEO, DELEVANT, and CSCS; public authorities: Cyprus Port Authority; and civil society organizations: Cyprus Shipping Association.