Glafcos is a technical group, composed of Naval Architects, Marine, Mechanical and Electrical Engineers and, Programmers, which provides multi-disciplinary advisory services, software products and systems in the maritime and civil industries. Glafcos’ diversity of services covers a wide spectrum of ship needs and every stage of a ship’s life, from design, through building, sea trials and operation and diversity of products ranging from advanced navigational suites to smart house applications and innovative turn-key solutions. The main areas of maritime services provided by Glafcos Marine are Consultancy services for strategic planning and problem solving of technical maritime issues faced by shipping companies. Technical support for every day operations of shipping companies or during major projects either new buildings, conversions and major repairs and Inspection services ranging from condition identification surveys to sale purchase and damage surveys. Glafcos is also an accredited service supplier member of Classification Societies under the International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) in the field of non-destructive testing. Glafcos, along with the company’s subsidiaries in China, has an international network of collaborators in the wider area of supporting ship operations, including shipyards, ship-owners and ship-operators.
Glafcos-Marine includes marine consultancy services and ship surveys (Condition) in the company’s everyday activities and is concurrently actively involved in the introduction of new methods and technological tools in the commercial aspect of the maritime industry.
Role in the project and main tasks
Glafcos will lead WP1 by employing experience gained as Service Provider and by bridging the gap between technical feasibility and field conditions. Glafcos as an SME and a Service Provider has a primary role and interest in the marketing of the results.