Winning Student Competition Submission

September 16, 2022

The consortium received 14 submissions from 6 institutions (6 from Indian Maritime University, 4 from Shanghai Maritime University, 1 from Baltic Fishing Fleet State Academy, 1 from University of Gävle, 1 from Odesa National Maritime University, and 1 from WMU). The panelists of the evaluation panel for the student competition comprised of five CHEK partners:

  1. Yildiz Williams, Lloyd's Register, UK
  2. Kenneth Widell, Wärstilä, Finland
  3. John Cooper, BAR Technologies, UK
  4. Roberta Del Prete/Angela Craciun, MSC Cruises, UK
  5. Elg Mia and Marc Scheffers, Deltamarin, Finland

The panelists evaluated the quality of students’ submissions based on four aspects:

  • scientific merit
  • feasibility,
  • presentation,
  • and originality with the weighting score of 40%, 30%, 20%, and 20%, respectively.

Here are the results of the student competition:


Peyman Ghaforian Masodzadeh from World Maritime University
New Formulation in Calculation of Carbon Intensity: Role of Ports in A Robust Data Collection Mechanism

Second place:

Shenghao Yue from Shanghai Maritime University
The Design and Fabrication of Photovoltaic-Hydrogen Storage-Fuel Cell Driven Ship

Third place:

Liu Siyuan and Xu Ruijing from Shanghai Maritime University
Feasibility analysis and risk identification evaluation of ammonia fuel for ships

The winning paper can be downloaded here.

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