Organic Rankine cycle unit for waste heat recovery on ships

  • Haglind, Fredrik (Project Manager)
  • Montagud, Maria E. Mondejar (Project Participant)
  • Andreasen, Jesper Graa (Project Participant)

    Project Details


    PilotORC is aimed at evaluating the technical and economic feasibility of using an organic Rankine cycle (ORC) unit for recovering low-temperature waste heat on container vessels. The project includes numerical analyses and a demonstration of a 110 kW ORC unit utilizing the waste heat of the main engine cooling system on-board one of Maersk’s container vessels. The retro-fitting potential and the matureness of using ORC units for maritime applications will be evaluated. The project is funded by the Danish Maritime Fund and A.P. Moeller - Maersk.
    Effective start/end date01/09/201528/02/2017

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