SCC is a research
and development unit
of the Tallinn University
of Technology
SCC’s main research area is sustainable marine engineering with a focus
on vessel hydrodynamics:
hull resistance,
seakeeping, loads
and vessel manoeuvrability.

Doctoral Positions Open

Tallinn University of Technology is accepting applications from prospective doctoral students to work with Professors Mihkel Kõrgesaar and Abbas Dashtimanesh in Naval Architecture or Marine Technology. Incoming doctoral researchers are expected to apply by 3 July and begin work in September 2020. For general admissions information, please see

SCC a Nationally Important Research Infrastructure

The Small Craft Competence Centre (SCC) Naval Architecture and Hydrodynamics research infrastructure in Kuressaare, Saaremaa is now included on the Estonian Research Infrastructures Roadmap, the list of nationally important research infrastructures. For the first time, an infrastructure outside of Tallinn or Tartu, or an infrastructure developed jointly with the industry, made it to the roadmap. […]

ASV in SCC towing tank


The SCC is running a project that explores the ability of small autonomous workboats to independently carry out various manoeuvres. Today, the concept ASV called NYMO was launched on water for the very first time. The project is led by the Small Craft Competence Centre of the Tallinn University of Technology. As a result of […]

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