Research

Project description

Hybrid (Freight) Sailing: Sustainable Approaches and Innovative Liaisons (Resubmission), SAIL, is the biggest research project aiming at exploring and promoting merchant wind assisted sailing in a Triple Helix (science, economy, public) approach. SAIL's activities will include financial engineering, market conditions, public awareness, emerging markets, ecol-abeling, alliance building, among others.

Principal Investigator

Aykut I. Ölcer

Dr. Aykut I. ÖLÇER is a naval architect and marine engineer holding the position of Professor at the World Maritime University (WMU), Malmö, Sweden. In his Ph.D. thesis, he developed a novel methodology utilizing multiple attributive group decision-making and fuzzy set theories with the applications to Ship Design/Production area.

Project Officer

Tafsir Matin Johansson

Dr. Tafsir Matin Johansson is employed as an Associate Research Officer at the WMU-Sasakawa Global Ocean Institute (Global Ocean Institute) in Malmö, Sweden. Prior to joining the Global Ocean Institute, Tafsir served as Research Associate at the World Maritime University (WMU) where he has held office since 2013. Tafsir is a policy analyst with a Ph.D. in Maritime Affairs from WMU, an LLM in Maritime Law from the University of Lund, Sweden, and an LLB from the University of Chittagong, Bangladesh.