Institute for Mediterranean Studies

NAYS

Promotion and material and technical documentation of Greek shipbuilding and naval history – the naval battles of Salamis and Navarino

This project produces new products and services related to the scientific documentation and the promotion of the Greek shipbuilding tradition and the Greek naval history using modern methods of digital recording and visualization and interactive presentation of the exhibits.

EPANEK Operational program, Competitiveness-Entrepreneurship-Innovation
Project Leader Professor Alexander Ginis, School of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, in collaboration with IMS-FORTH, Aegean University
Co-ordinator of FORTH team Gelina Harlaftis
Research Group IMS-FORTH Apostolos Delis, Kostas Damianidis
Funded by Greek Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs

This project produces new products and services related to the scientific documentation and the promotion of the Greek shipbuilding tradition and the Greek naval history using modern methods of digital recording and visualization and interactive presentation of the exhibits. The project focuses on two main actions that allow for new type of exhibitions:

  • the digital recording and mapping and 3D visualization of the technical and historical data of a large number of Greek ships and traditional boats of special cultural value, which constitute an invaluable asset of the Greek and European cultural heritage;
  • the historical documentation and presentation using electronic multimedia of special importance and value for the Battle of Salamis after 2500 years and of the Battle of Navarino, 200 years ago

Project Team

Gelina Harlaftis

Director of IMS-FORTH, Professor of Maritime History
Curriculum vitae

Apostolos Delis

Assistant Researcher
Curriculum vitae