Big Data in Monitoring and Analyzing Sea Area Traffic: innovative ICT and analysis models
Contract number: Τ1ΕΔΚ-03268
Study Area:
Ionian, Aegean and Cretan Seas

The aim of the project is to design and develop an innovative platform for collecting and analyzing “big data” for maritime monitoring and surveillance purposes.
The project will design and develop an innovative ICT platform for the collection and analysis of big traffic data,spatial data, environmental data and meteorological data, to support sea area monitoring and observation.

The vision is to provide effective and efficient data integration, processing and analysis technologies with the aim to deliver:

(a) a”Combined Real-time Operational Snapshot”, and

(b) a “Combined Historical Snapshot” of sea areas. The project willexploit state-of-the-art IT, and design and develop innovative IT based on in-memory database algorithms, modelsand methods for parallel computation, and methods for big data analytics.


  • COSMOS Business Systems (coordinator),
  • Hellenic Centre for Marine Research,
  • Athena Research & Innovation Center in Information Communication & Knowledge Technologies,
  • University of Piraeus