Marine Engine Testing and Emissions Laboratory: METEL
A University Transportation Center at the Maine Maritime Academy
Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Transportation
The Mission Statement of METEL is as follows:
- Research and development of practical solutions for emissions reductions and improved efficiency for marine diesel engines.
- Advance transportation expertise and technology in the many disciplines that comprise transportation through research, education and workforce development, and technology transfer for the maritime and related transportation industries.
- Provide a critical transportation knowledge base outside the US DOT in the area of marine engine emissions and efficiency through the R&D efforts of METEL.
- Address vital workforce needs and educate the next generation of transportation leaders through integrated efforts with MMA’s well established transportation education programs.