Compagnie Fluvial de Transport is a French inland waterway ship owner. The company owns and manages close to 200 vessels (barges, pushers and self-propelled barges).


VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd  is an impartial non-profit research and technology organisation (RTO) that works to support economic competitiveness, societal development and innovation.

In FLAGSHIPS, main focus of VTT is in the project coordination and also in assisting shipowners in the safety studies of the vessels.

NCE Maritime CleanTech

NCE Maritime CleanTech is a world leading business cluster for new and clean maritime solutions. The cluster and its partners are developing innovative solutions for clean maritime activities with commercial potential.

NCE Maritime CleanTech is responsible for communication and dissemination in the Flagshipsproject.


Norled AS is one of Norway’s largest ferry and express boat operators. The company has 80 vessels and operates ferries and express boats all over Norway.

Norled is presenting a design case for use of compressed hydrogen and fuel cells on a ferry. Norled also provides valuable knowledge on hydrogen for maritime use.


ABB Marine & Ports provides electrical propulsion, data-driven decision support and integrated solutions for ship and shore, paving the way to a zero-emission marine industry, providing greater efficiency and reliability to shipowners, and preparing vessels to meet the demands of tomorrow.

ABB Marine & Ports is responsible for the powertrain, control system and integration of the fuel cells and batteries in the FLAGSHIPS project.

LMG Marin

LMG Marin is one of Europe’s leading naval architect and ship design houses, specialised in tailor made high revenue ship designs for cost-effective operations.


Seam (former Westcon Power & Automation) develops innovative electrical and automation products and systems to aquaculture, industry, offshore and the marine market.

Ballard Power Systems Europe

Ballard is a world leader in the development, manufacture, sale and servicing of PEM hydrogen fuel cells. Ballard’s zero-emission fuel cells are enabling electrification of mobility and are used today in a variety of applications, including marine vessels.

The Flagships demo vessels will both be powered by fuel cell systems from Ballard.


Blending in-depth knowledge of hydrogen and fuel cells together with data science mastery, Persee delivers digital solutions for efficient planning and management of clean hydrogen based systems.

Persee is responsible for the assessment of common ship safety factors and regulations, and the data collection, analysis and validation of Zulu demonstration.

Future Proof Shipping

Future Proof Shipping offer zero-emissions shipping services to enable players across the entire value chain to make the transition to zero-emissions. We are connecting green energy logistics service providers, cargo owners, shipowners and the maritime community and facilitating them in pursuing their sustainable shipping goals.

Sogestran Group

The Sogestran Group is an expert in high value-added inland navigation and maritime transport solutions. Quality, security and respect for the environment are our priorities. Ship owners, our integrated research department offers innovative and tailor-made solutions.

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