From simple compliance assurance to enhanced sustainability endeavours, we can guide you through all the steps of project development in a robust manner providing business and technical expertise. We are experts in new projects
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About Us

We are the experts of choice for your new project in the maritime or energy sector. From simple compliance assurance to enhanced sustainability endeavours, we can guide you through all the steps of project development in a robust manner providing business and technical expertise.

Our expertise entails regulatory compliance and future proofing, economic and technical feasibility, enhanced techniques in cost benefit analysis, impact assessment, sustainable, green funding and financing solutions.

Our analysis and optimization capabilities, our technical proficiency in conjunction with a deep understanding of the maritime and energy businesses can lead you to informed decisions and safe applications.

Together, we have more than 40 years of experience setting up, implementing and delivering research, innovation and investment projects across the maritime and energy sectors.

Services

We excel in technology uptake, engaging with market analysis and due diligence, regulatory risk assessment, technology review and substitute studies, technology application, simulation and sensitivity analysis and maturity assurance.

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Project Design and Development from A to Z

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Market Research and Due Diligence

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Techno-economical Studies

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Product Development and Finance for Maritime and Energy Technologies

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R&D Projects - EU and Private Funding

What we do

We excel in technology uptake, engaging with market analysis and due diligence, regulatory risk assessment, technology review and substitute studies, technology application, simulation and sensitivity analysis and maturity assurance. We can explore and analyze large volumes of different data from diverse sources and derive a detailed qualitative and quantitative perspective of the factors that will impact your business.

Modelling, simulation and re-engineering of complex business processes, are at the forefront of our capabilities.  Whether your goal is to expand, optimize operations and improve your margins or plan for capital investments, we can guide you through customized solutions for wide-ranging applications across various segments and areas of the sectors under focus.

We focus on your engagement throughout the entire project, tailoring our effort on the commonly agreed objectives. We value tackling your specific challenges and the generation of tangible outcomes early in the process. We possess expertise, skillset and the applicable tools in order to deal with your prospect irrespective of maturity and TRL.

Whether you are in need of robust thought leadership, strategic advisory, research and development or analysis and studies that will lead you to safe applications we are your experts of choice to guide you through the journey!

At Watermelon our vision is to guide societal and industrial stakeholders in the maritime and energy sectors to a safe journey towards sustainability and climate stability. We vision a world where sustainable, eco-friendly sea mobility and maritime transportation will be a reality with the use of clean fuels, a world where the marine environment will not be affected by waterborne trades and human activity at sea. Above all however we deem that this effort should focus on action of great impact and return, we genuinely believe that the pathway to sustainability can be carefully planned to avoid unnecessary penalty to the maritime sector, as one of the top contributors to the human’s population well being.

References

  • FSRU Project 1

The main objective of the project was to examine the feasibility for the operation of an FSRU for the Client. In order to meet this objective, a study is required to identify the optimal infrastructure solutions for the development of the terminal taking into account market demand, economic, environmental, geographical, safety and risk aspects.

  • Natural Gas Market and Network Development Project

The projected aimed at the establishment of a natural gas supply system for an insular region, involving the complete port and road network for the import and distribution of LNG. Using an FSRU as the import point, the project developed natural gas penetration strategies, as well as the financial structures for the implementation of the infrastructure investments in the sectors of transport and energy.

  • Small Scale LNG Import Project

Τhe main objective of this project was to examine the feasibility of the supply of LNG for power generation purposes to an insular region not interconnected to the mainland power grid. The feasibility and the evaluation of the alternatives were based on technical, economical, operational, and regulatory criteria.

  • FSRU Project 2

The project related to the acquisition and construction of an FSRU and its related infrastructure. The final study was used to secure financing and involved a market analysis, a cost benefit analysis and a business plan.

  • LNG Bunkering Vessel

Business Plan for the building and operation of the LNGBV for the Client, taking into account market demand and economic aspects as well as alternative commercial operation scenarios.

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