Feasibility study for the advanced design of a vessel for collecting floating waste and plastics processing
The SOERMAR Foundation and the Technological Center, together with Freire Shipyard S.A., Astilleros de Santander, S.A.U. and Astilleros de Mallorca, SA, is carrying out a feasibility study in which the possibility of implementing which will give rise to the first vessel specialized in this field, for the collection, processing and transformation on board of floating waste.
Make available to governmental and non-governmental organizations the possibility of building a new technologically differentiated prototype for thefight against maritime pollution caused by floating waste.
Design the first prototype for collecting floating waste and processing plastics.
Obtain a viable and functional solution that allows meeting the objectives established in the United Nations Environmental Program and by the European Waste Framework Directive, in relation to the reduction, management and recycling of marine waste.