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SSPA Maritime Center

Swedish ship testing facility since 1940

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SSPA Maritime Center - adapted solutions for a sustainable and resilient maritime future

We offer you our expertise, independent guidance and assessment within shipping and maritime operations.

We provide advice and tailormade solutions on how ship owners, operators, and other stakeholders around the globe can have a more sustainable business.



Wind-powered ships. Hydrodynamic Design & Verification. Environment, Risk & Operation. Integrated Logistics Support & Technical Information. Naval Architecture & Systems Engineering. Maritime Logistics. Research, Innovation & Development.

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Michael Leer-Andersen showing the towing tank at SSPA Maritime Center
Antifouling conference highlights SSPA Maritime Center
14 Sep 2023
Some 60 delegates at the ongoing International Antifouling Conference in Gothenburg, Sweden, today visited RISE test...
RISE-Korean research collaboration agreement
RISE-Korean research collaboration agreement
6 Sep 2023
Representatives of four Korean research organizations and research financiers have signed a cooperation agreement with...
Vilma Bobeck and Rebecca Netzler, proud gold medalists
RISE helps achieving Olympic medals
31 Aug 2023
The Swedish sailing team came home from the recent unified World Sailing World Championship with a gold (FX), a bronze...
World’s first: Wind propulsion on a chemical tanker
28 Aug 2023
Norwegian shipping company Odfjell turned to RISE to investigate different wind propulsion systems.
Development of logistics system for carbon capture and storage (CCS) in the Swedish cement industry
Development of logistics system for carbon capture and storage (CCS)
28 Aug 2023
Fostering the development of logistics system for carbon capture and storage (CCS) in the Swedish cement industry.
Welcome to SWOPP
Welcome to SWOPP - register now!
14 Aug 2023
SWOPP is a benchmark project for all organizations working with performance predictions of wind-powered and wind...

Get to know SSPA Maritime Center!

Through international collaboration with industry, academia and the public sector, RISE ensure business competitiveness and contribute to a sustainable society.

With more than 80 years of maritime research, development and innovation, RISE is at the forefront of the sustainable transition grounded in science.

Take a look behind the scenes of our test beds at SSPA Maritime Center!