News Archive 2018
December 21, 2018 - NAVAIS – Setting the course
The NAVAIS project, which started on 1 June 2018, discussed its first major developments during a meeting of the consortium from 19 to 21 November 2018 in Vélizy, France.

December 21, 2018 - Marine Energy Alliance - First call for applications is now open
The Marine Energy Alliance is running from 2018 to May. Aim is to progress the technical and commercial maturity level of early-stage marine energy technology companies with the overall goal of reducing the risk of device...

December 21, 2018 - Academics and industry jointly perform wave calculations
The maritime project ComMotion will soon draw to a close. In this project, academics and industry are working together on software that can very accurately calculate the impact of waves on maritime constructions.

December 18, 2018 - Happy holidays & an inspiring 2019
Take a minute to look back with us at 2018. We hope to meet you again in 2019 for another inspiring year! During the holidays MARIN offices will be closed from December 24 until January 1, 2019.

December 14, 2018 - 7,000 visitors at the Open Day. Watch the highlights!
To kick-off Maritime Week , we opened our doors in Wageningen again last November and showed a future of autonomous and zero-emission ships, floating islands and wind turbines, solar thermal stations and seaweed farms. Watch...

December 13, 2018 - MARIN daagt kinderen uit ‘schip van de toekomst’ te ontwerpen
Met ons 10000e scheepsmodel willen we vooral vooruit kijken. Want schepen kunnen nog steeds schoner, slimmer en veiliger. Daarom dagen we de kinderen van Nederland uit om het schip van de toekomst te bedenken. Het beste idee...

December 12, 2018 - New Zero Emission Lab for the research and testing of future marine propulsion and power systems
The new Zero Emission Lab is a unique test facility worldwide for the research and testing of future marine propulsion and power systems, applying realistic, dynamic operating profiles. Watch the video and see how it works....

December 7, 2018 - Application of potential flow methods to fast displacement ships at transcritical speeds in shallow water
This paper describes computer codes implementing three different numerical methods for the prediction of ship squat at transcritical speeds in shallow open-water are tested.

December 7, 2018 - Most recent MARIN papers and theses
MARIN acknowledges its role in the sharing of maritime knowledge. MARIN therefore offers a wide selection of papers and doctoral theses in the field of hydrodynamics. Look here for the most recent publications.

December 7, 2018 - MARIN is looking for maritime talent and specialists
Are you creative and open minded for new techniques, driven to spark innovative solutions? Efficient in translating ideas into research plans and motivated in helping the maritime industry in the energy transition? Then join...

November 30, 2018 - Seminar Platform Schone Scheepvaart, 12 december, Breda
Op 12 december 2018 organiseren diverse Belgische partijen in samenwerking met de Nederlandse partners van het Platform Schone Scheepvaart een seminar over de mondiale zwavelnorm 2020.

November 30, 2018 - MaRINET2 – Providing support for offshore renewable energy developers
MaRINET2, the Marine Renewables Infrastructure Network, opens its 3rd call for proposals which runs from 1 November – 15 December. Find out if you are eligible for support.

November 27, 2018 - NAVAIS project kick-off & first general assembly
On 20th June, the first General assembly of the NAVAIS project was organised in Rotterdam with attendance from all 16 partners participating in the project.

November 27, 2018 - Winnaars Open dag Speurspel zijn bekend
De open dag op 10 november was met 6300 bezoekers een groot succes. Door de jonge bezoekers is er fanatiek gespeurd: meer dan 700 kinderen hebben het Speurspel ingeleverd. De winnaars zijn bekend!

November 23, 2018 - Covadem symposium 'Meten voor meerwaarde', 20 december
Optimaal afladen en efficiënt varen blijft een uitdaging voor de binnenvaart. Daarom organiseert Covadem op 20 december het symposium 'Meten voor meerwaarde'. Meld u nu aan.

November 20, 2018 - DNV-GL certification for DOLPHIN simulator software
On November 12, Det Norske Veritas GL (Norway) issued a statement of compliance for the MARIN DOLPHIN simulator software.

November 16, 2018 - Gratis MARIN testtijd voor maritieme MKB’ers
Voorgaande jaren bood MARIN gratis tanktijd aan maritieme MKB’ers voor het testen van innovatieve ideeën. Vanwege het succes volgt er in 2019 een nieuwe (zesde) ronde.

November 16, 2018 - Maritime with a Mission TKI Event op het SS Rotterdam, 30 november
Op vrijdag 30 november 2018 is het eerstvolgende TKI event aan boord van het SS Rotterdam. Nederland Maritiem Land wil dan de ambities van de sector vertalen in concrete initiatieven voor samenwerking.

November 13, 2018 - Staatssecretarissen onthullen toekomstig marineschip bij onderzoeksinstituut MARIN
In ons grootste golfbassin is op vrijdag 9 november MARIN’s 10000ste scheepsmodel getest: het nieuwe Combat Support Ship voor de Koninklijke Marine. Staatssecretaris Barbara)Visser van Defensie en staatssecretaris...

November 13, 2018 - MARIN opens 2nd USA office in Chesapeake Bay area
To strengthen the relation with our USA clients MARIN has opened an office in the Chesapeake Bay area in addition to its office in Houston. Both offices provide MARIN’s services and advice locally, and are envisioned as a...

November 12, 2018 - Addressing the elusive issue of comfort onboard
In a world that brings pretty much anything to you at the press of an app, we are often asked why it is so difficult to assess comfort onboard a yacht. MARIN is aiming to develop a comfort standard for yachts.

November 2, 2018 - Kom zaterdag 10 november naar de open dag in Wageningen!

October 19, 2018 - Seminar 'Scheepsbrandstof en de mondiale zwavelnorm 2020'
Platform Schone Scheepvaart organiseert op woensdag 12 december een seminar over de mondiale zwavelnorm 2020. Want een jaar voor ingang van de strengere zwavelnorm, zijn er nog veel vragen onbeantwoord.

October 19, 2018 - 25th HISWA International Symposium, November 12 & 13
This jubilee edition will take place on November 12 & 13. MARIN as one of the co-sponsors will present the 'Prediction methods for wind propulsion in calm water and waves for Team Akzo Nobel in the Volvo Ocean Race'.

October 12, 2018 - ReFRESCO successfully coupled to ParaView Catalyst for in-situ analysis
When running complex parallel calculations on thousands of processors, the amount of data generated quickly becomes a bottleneck. To tackle this problem, ReFRESCO has been coupled to ParaView Catalyst.

October 12, 2018 - MARIN at SNAME, Providence, October 24-27
There is again a chance to meet us at the SNAME World Maritime Technology Conference & Exhibitionh, in Providence. Come along at stand 400 to discuss the latest in maritime research.

October 12, 2018 - Surge decay simulations of a semi-submersible floating offshore wind turbine
The OC5 project was focused on the validation of numerical simulations of the DeepCwind semi-submersible floating wind turbine with experimental data obtained from physical tests. In this paper the focus lies on the prediction...

October 5, 2018 - Advanced backbone deployed to measure bending modes of ultra-large container vessels
MARIN carried out a series of model tests on behalf of the Marine Design and Research Institute of China (MARIC) to assess the flexural response of an ultra-large container ship (ULCS).

October 5, 2018 - Computational fluid dynamics prediction of marine propeller cavitation including solution verification
This paper analyses the effect of grid refinement on computational fluid dynamics simulations of cavitating propeller flow.

September 28, 2018 - Read MARIN Report magazine 124 or subscribe
During the Volco Ocean Race Ocean Summit in The Hague we looked beyond the horizon for a better future for the oceans: fighting plastic pollution, but also promoting zero emission shipping, developing ocean energy, performing...

September 21, 2018 - Simulations for the Boskalis Aasta Hansteen float-over operation
Boskalis successfully completed an impressive dual vessel float-over of the Aasta Hansteen topside, following extensive training at MARIN’s simulator facilities in Wageningen.

September 21, 2018 - The challenges of building the biggest cruise ship in the world
Report interviews Loic Morand, Head of STX Europe’s Hydrodynamic Department, about whether the industry can go on building even larger vessels and about how this pioneering shipbuilder is approaching the quest for a...

September 15, 2018 - MARIN at Monaco Yacht Show, September 26-29
MARIN cannot be missed at the Monaco Yacht Show 2018. We welcome you at stand QS74 Darse Sud to discuss the latest research we carry out for the yachting industry. <br><br><br><br>

September 14, 2018 - MARIN at Shipping-Technics-Logistics, September 25 & 26
Meet MARIN at Shipping-Technics-Logistics, September 25 and 26 at the Kalkar Messe. Visit us at stand 98 to meet our inlandshipping team and to discuss how we can optimise your ship.

September 14, 2018 - MARIN at WindEnergy Hamburg, September 25-28
MARIN will be present at the WindEnergy expo in Hamburg, together with our Dutch partner Deltares. Meet us in Hall B7 at stand 570.09 to get an update on our joint activities for the wind energy market.

August 31, 2018 - Horizon 2020 project Space@Sea well on its way
With 16 European partners MARIN is aiming to develop and demonstrate a concept for floating islands in the project Space@Sea to provide flexible and affordable deck space at sea for a large variety of applications....

August 31, 2018 - Join our Software seminar, Wageningen, October 11
We are pleased to invite you to the 9th MARIN Software seminar where developers and users share experiences and define future requirements.

August 31, 2018 - Round Robin test on the underwater radiated noise of a cavitating ship propeller in open water
To better understand the accuracy and reliability of underwater radiated noise measurements, a round robin test campaign was organised. This paper gives details of setup, data analysis methods and resulting noise levels....

August 24, 2018 - Wave buoy performance in short and long waves, evaluated using tests on a hexapod
This paper describes the accuracy of instrumentation in a typical wave buoy in long and short waves, and the findings whether the buoy can be applied in longer waves.

August 21, 2018 - Follow the Wind at SMM 2018
SMM 2018 held in Hamburg from 4th-7th September, offers a great opportunity to explore new wind propulsion solutions and visit exhibiting companies that are using 21st century technology to drive the reintroduction...

August 17, 2018 - Houston courses October 2018 - join now
Are you an engineer who wants to specialise in the hydrodynamics of floating offshore structures or keep up with the latest developments in CFD? Then join our Houston courses this autumn!

August 17, 2018 - An integrated empirical manoeuvring model for inland vessels
This paper describes the objective of assessing existing manoeuvrability models and finding the most suitable ones for inland vessels.

August 17, 2018 - MARIN at SMM, Hamburg, September 4-7
Traditionally MARIN is present at the SMM International trade fair for Shipbuilding, machinery and marine technology in Hamburg. Meet us in Hall B2 at stand 320 to discuss the latest technologies we offer the shipbuilding...

August 17, 2018 - MARIN at WindEnergy Hamburg, September 25-28
MARIN will be present at the WindEnergy expo in Hamburg, together with our Dutch partner Deltares. Meet us in Hall B7 at stand 570.09 to get an update on our joint activities for the wind energy market.

July 30, 2018 - Dutch Maritime Consortium develops Fuel-Cell Electric energy system
In full speed towards zero-emission shipping; a Dutch FELMAR-consortium - consisting of Nedstack, MARIN, Damen Shipyards Group, Future Proof Shipping, Marine Service Noord and Holland Ship Electric - has been awarded a grant...

July 20, 2018 - Improving performance of inland ships with hull optimizations, benefits and pitfalls
This paper gives a comparison between the performance of existing inland ships, the optimisation of a hull and a case study for transport of 45’ containers in a container service on inland waterways.

July 20, 2018 - Model tests for the worlds first deep-water FLNG
MARIN carried out a model test campaign on a FLNG that is expected to be the first deep-water FLNG in the world. Read here the complete article.

July 13, 2018 - Joint industry projects on FPSO Greenwater susceptibility and loading
The FPSO Greenwater JIP aims to provide a reliable and consistent risk based methodology to investigate the green water susceptibility and loading from the bow and sides of FPSOs in order to allow the definition of design...

July 13, 2018 - Real-time validation of CoVadem derived water depths at locations with a fixated riverbed
This paper describes the CoVadem initiative and the growing fleet of about fifty vessels participating in the CoVadem initiative continuously measuring, logging and broadcasting data with onboard sensors.

July 13, 2018 - SPOWTT to improve safety & productivity of offshore wind farm transits
A consortium of European offshore wind and maritime industry players has initiated the project SPOWTT to widen the workable weather window for Crew Transfer Vessels and to improve the productivity of technicians performing...

July 12, 2018 - New correction procedure for shallow-water effects in ship speed trials
To correct ship speed trials for limited shallow-water effects, Lackenby’s method is currently recommended by the ITTC. This method appears to be based on very few and inadequate data. To replace it, a new procedure is...

July 6, 2018 - Software-in-the-loop provides valuable alternative to traditional offshore wind model testing
Although we believe that model tests with a stock wind turbine are valuable, a new method has been adopted in which a hybrid solution between simulations and physical model tests has been developed, giving more flexibility...

July 6, 2018 - European Commission signs Grant agreement: official start of NAVAIS
NAVAIS, which officially started on June 1, is a multiannual research- and innovation program for the shipbuilding industry. It has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme....

June 25, 2018 - Influence of grid setup on the prediction of hydrofoil cavitation
This paper evaluates the effect of two different grid types when they are used to simulate cavitating flow using an unsteady Reynolds averaged Navier-Stokes (RANS) solver.

June 22, 2018 - Improved modelling of sheet cavitation dynamics on Delft Twistll Hydrofoil
In this paper, unsteady viscous-flow cavitation predictions for a 3D hydrofoil are performed using three different approaches: a pure RANS method, a RANS method including an eddy-viscosity "Reboud" correction, and a DDES...

June 20, 2018 - Joint industry projects on Offshore Maintenance
The Joint Industry Projects Offshore Maintenance I&II focus on the operability of wind park maintenance vessels. So far sixteen participants work together and the project is still open to join.

June 15, 2018 - MARIN deelt onderzoek tijdens R&D seminar, 26 juni 2018
Ook dit jaar presenteert MARIN tijdens het R&D seminar de resultaten van haar onderzoek aan de Nederlandse maritieme industrie en het maritieme MKB. Ook wordt de behoefte aan toekomstig onderzoek besproken. Dit jaar vindt het...

June 8, 2018 - Tentoonstelling Fixed Flow van kunstenaar Sjoerd Knibbeler in Het Scheepvaartmuseum
Van 30 maart t/m 1 juli 2018 is de tentoonstelling Fixed Flow van kunstenaar Sjoerd Knibbeler te zien in Het Scheepvaartmuseum in Amsterdam. Voor deze tentoonstelling werkte Knibbeler samen met de studenten van TU Delft en...

June 8, 2018 - Mariniers trainen op Fast Small Ship Simulator
Nederlandse mariniers trainen bij MARIN op de Fast Small Ship Simulator, de FSSS. Deze simulator wordt onder andere ingezet voor het leren varen met zeer snelle bootjes zoals een FRISC.

June 7, 2018 - Join the conference and workshops at NAV2018
NAV2018, the 19th International Conference on Ships and Maritime Research, will take place in Trieste, June 20-22. As co-sponsor and member of the Scientific Committee, MARIN will be presenting two of the 120+ papers.

June 1, 2018 - Joint industry projects on Wind Assisted & Wind Operational Ship Propulsion
An increase in sustainability and a reduction in CO2 emissions is a transition that is about to start. One potential solution is Wind Assisted Ship Propulsion and this has led to two new JIPs.

June 1, 2018 - KOMtech: How research and innovation is key to tackling the cycles of the maritime industry
Report magazine interviewed Aziz Merchant, Executive Director of Keppel Offshore & Marine Technology Centre (KOMtech), about the most significant changes in the floating production industry, their innovations and the joint...

June 1, 2018 - On the prediction of weight distribution and its effect on seakeeping
Various estimation methods are available to predict the radii of gyration earlier in the design process, however these methods requently fail to predict the correct value. This paper shows a semi-empirical estimation method,...

May 28, 2018 - Wageningen F-series Propellers: new joint project
MARIN started a Joint Industry Project to develop a new fixed-pitch propeller series: the Wageningen F-series. The kick-off meeting of The F-series JIP is scheduled for November 2018 and the project will take three years...

May 24, 2018 - Register now for workshop on 'Sustainable future of Shipping & Ocean Energy', May 29
During BlueWeek, a special workshop is organised by MARIN,TKI Wind op Zee and Gemeente Rotterdam: 'Glimpse on the sustainable future of Shipping & Ocean Energy'. Register now for the last few seats.

May 14, 2018 - Update on model testing for The Ocean Cleanup
We recently worked together with The Ocean Cleanup by testing again their cleanup system to even better understand the behaviour of the screen. Read here the full update.

May 8, 2018 - MARIN at WindDays 2018, June 13 & 14, Rotterdam
MARIN will be playing a home game in Rotterdam at the WindDays exhibition and conference. Visit us at stand 39 to discuss our offshore wind activities.

May 8, 2018 - Volvo Ocean Race - Ocean Summit, June 28 & 29, The Hague
Volvo Ocean Race and the Dutch topsector Water & Maritime will organise the Ocean Summit. This unique event will take place right after the Volvo Ocean Race participants have crossed the finish line in The Hague.

May 8, 2018 - MARIN Report magazine 123: Offshore special
Company mission statements can sometimes be empty slogans. I must admit this crossed my mind when we formulated ours: ‘Making ships cleaner, safer and smarter and to contribute to a sustainable use of the seas’. Or in summary:...

May 7, 2018 - BlueWeek Rotterdam, May 28-30
The next edition of BlueWeek is about to start. STC group Rotterdam will host and chair the coming edition. We hope to meet you in Rotterdam to shape the future of Ocean Energy and Sustainable Shipping.

April 20, 2018 - MARIN at Maritime Industry, May 29-31, Gorinchem
There is also a chance to meet us at the Maritime Industry event held in Gorinchem, the Netherlands. Visit us at Stand C116 to discuss the broad range of services we offer to the inland shipping industry.

April 20, 2018 - Bezoek MARIN in het Maritiem Museum
Tijdens de meivakantie is er van 28 april t/m 6 mei in het Maritiem Museum in Rotterdam van alles toe doen. En ook MARIN is hier dan twee dagen te gast. Vaar op onze simulator door de haven van Rotterdam en zie hoe een...

April 20, 2018 - Wave resistance minimisation in practical ship design
A practical and efficient system is described for ship hull form optimisation and its application for minimising wave resistance. Parametric hull form deformations are defined in a CAD system, specific for the case considered...

April 20, 2018 - Course Hydrodynamics in ship design, May 15-17, Shanghai
Are you an engineer who wants to specialise in the hydrodynamics of floating offshore structures, or a naval architect looking for ways to expand your knowledge about hydrodynamics in ship design? Then join the upcoming...

April 13, 2018 - MARIN feliciteert ir. Maarten Klapwijk met Kooy Prijs
Tijdens het Kooy Symposium op 11 april is de Kooy Prijs uitgereikt aan Maarten Klapwijk. Zijn afstudeerverslag 'Modeling of the exhaust plume of a submerged exhaust system: A numerical analysis of a submarine exhaust' bleek...

April 13, 2018 - MARIN at OTC, April 30-May 3, Houston
Come and see us again at the OTC within the Dutch Pavilion. Join us for the traditional drinks on Tuesday May 2 at 16.00hrs or meet us during the technical sessions.

March 23, 2018 - Ship resistance prediction: verification and validation exercise on unstructured grids
In the study presented, an attempt at quantifying the numerical uncertainty of the resistance for the combination of the RANS Solver ReFRESCO [1] with grids generated using the commercial package Hexpress is made. The studied...

March 23, 2018 - Comfort draft for semi-submersible yachts
Over the last 20 years, the motion at anchor has been a focal point in yacht design as it is considered a major cause of discomfort. The issue has been resolved with the development of smart and efficient active and passive...

March 23, 2018 - Application of potential flow methods to fast displacement ships at transcritical speeds in shallow water
This paper describes computer codes implementing three different numerical methods for the prediction of ship squat at transcritical speeds in shallow open-water are tested.

March 23, 2018 - On The design of block preconditioners for maritime engineering
In the quest for better iterative convergence of CFD simulations, we consider the design of iterative methods for the Reynolds-averaged Navier-Stokes equations, discretized by finite-volume methods with cell-centered,...

March 16, 2018 - Putting a new spin on propeller design
With regard to propeller design MARIN focuses on the best possible compromise between the propulsive efficiency and cavitation nuisance, and how further improvements can be made.

March 16, 2018 - Office tool aNySIM integrated into real-time onboard software
Following the successful implementation of fatigue design tools for onboard Advisory Hull Monitoring Systems (AHMS), mooring simulation software aNySIM is being integrated into an onboard fatigue tool for the integrity...

March 16, 2018 - SSSRI-MARIN seminar, May 18, 2018, Shanghai
Join the SSSRI-MARIN Seminar in Shanghai on May 18 where experts from SSSRI, MARIN and the industry will discuss the latest developments and design strategies.

March 9, 2018 - Thruster-wave interaction during DP stationkeeping
This paper focusses on wave orbital motions that may cause variations in the inflow conditions of thrusters, resulting in variations in thrust and torque.

March 9, 2018 - Numerical study of cavitation on a NACA0015 hydrofoil: solution verification
The present paper analyses a series of Computational Fluid Dynamic simulations of the cavitating flow around a two-dimensional NACA0015 foil.

March 5, 2018 - MARIN onderzoekt Koreaanse veerbootramp
MARIN heeft het testprogramma afgerond naar de ramp met de Koreaanse veerboot Sewol. MARIN is als onafhankelijk onderzoeksinstituut door de Koreaanse Sewol Investigation Commission ingeschakeld om de oorzaken van het kapseizen...

February 23, 2018 - Sustainable maritime innovation BlueWeek Rotterdam, May 28-30
The registration for the new edition of BlueWeek is now open! BlueWeek is the first platform focusing exclusively on sustainable maritime innovation and providing a link between industry, authorities and research institutes...

February 23, 2018 - MARIN at Intermodal South America, São Paulo, March 13-15
MARIN will again be present at the Intermodal South America exhibition in São Paulo, together with our Brazilian partner Oceânica. Meet us in stand 7-90 to discuss the latest developments within shipping & trade.

February 22, 2018 - ReFRESCO successfully coupled to ParaView Catalyst for in-situ analysis
ReFRESCO has been coupled to ParaView Catalyst, an existing open source solution for in-situ analysis. That means that, rather than storing all the data and filtering out the useful information later on, the analysis of the...

February 16, 2018 - Fast Displacement Ships, publication and software online available
For the Fast Displacement Ships project (1979-1989) a large series of model experiments were executed on frigate-type hull forms in calm water and in head seas. The results of this project are now public, both the publication...

February 9, 2018 - Nederlands consortium bouwt eerste drijvende zonnefarm op zee ter wereld
Nederlandse bedrijven en kennisinstellingen slaan de handen ineen en werken de komende drie jaar aan de ontwikkeling, bouw en operatie van de eerste drijvende zonnecentrale op zee ter wereld.

February 9, 2018 - Publieke consultatie Nederlandse gedragscode wetenschappelijke integriteit
Momenteel wordt de Nederlandse gedragscode wetenschappelijke integriteit herzien. Het woord is daarom aan de onderzoeker. Het concept van de code is open voor publieke consultatie tot 1 maart 2018.

February 2, 2018 - MARIN makes practical contribution to Autonomous Sailing
A great deal of debate and speculation surrounds autonomous sailing. And while MARIN does not pretend to know all the answers, we are taking practical steps to assist in its development.

February 2, 2018 - Offshore hydrodynamics & Ship design courses - join now
Are you an engineer wanting to specialise in the hydrodynamics of floating offshore structures, or a naval architect looking for ways to expand your knowledge of hydrodynamics in ship design? Then join our courses in Wageningen...

February 1, 2018 - Applied Mathematics PhD student wins Postgraduate Researcher of the Year 2017 award
Floriane Gidel has won the Leeds Doctoral College Showcase Postgraduate Researcher of the Year 2017 award. Her presentation 'Variational water-wave models and pyramidal freak waves; with implications for global shipping'...

January 26, 2018 - Tocardo reaches for the moon
Dutch company Tocardo Tidal Power has successfully tested a scaled version of a 1.5 MW Universal Foundation System (UFS). The test marked a major step forward in the extraction of clean energy from perpetual tidal motions...

January 26, 2018 - Join the Floating Future seminar, March 7, 2018
Join the seminar ‘The Floating Future: Life@Sea’ focussing on Food, Energy, Logistics & Living on Floating Mega Islands. With interesting presentations and live floating island tests at MARIN.

January 26, 2018 - Innovative breeze powering floating wind farms
Offshore wind farms are undoubtedly one of the big engineering challenges of the 21st century. It combines the design, installation, operation and maintenance of some of the largest manmade structures and this has to be done...

January 26, 2018 - Experimental determination of water motions inside a moonpool
This paper reports on the model tests of a drillship with a rectangular moonpool opening conducted in regular and irregular waves from the bow and bow-quarter. Most tests were conducted at zero speed, the rest was performed...

January 22, 2018 - Snelle, wendbare monohulls bij Ontwerp- en Zeilwedstrijd
Team 7 ‘Chit-Chat’ van Technische Universiteit Delft, heeft de snelste modelzeilboot van Nederland ontworpen en gebouwd. Het team won op 19 januari de zeilrace van 13 strijdende studententeams van Technische Universiteit...

January 19, 2018 - MARINinside - your interface with MARIN hydrodynamics
MARINinside is a software development kit that allows your application to be coupled with MARIN hydrodynamics for time domain simulation. MARIN uses the exact same code for its own time domain calculations. In this way our...

January 12, 2018 - MaRINET2 – Providing support for offshore renewable energy developers
MaRINET2, the Marine Renewables Infrastructure Network, opens its second call for proposals on 15 January 2018. Find out if you are eligible for support.

January 12, 2018 - FPSO Research Forum: exchange experiences and discuss future developments
Last October the FPSO community came together again. More than 100 representatives from oil operators, design companies and class societies gathered to discuss the future of monitoring, operations and integrity management....

January 12, 2018 - Watervlug manoeuvrerende monohulls bij strijd om snelste zeiljacht
Dit jaar aan de studenten van de TU Delft en RMI de uitdaging om een supersnelle monohull te ontwerpen van minimaal 4 kg en minimaal 25 cm breed. Met als extra proef het manoeuvreren door de 'gate'. Kortom, de uitdaging...

January 2, 2018 - Transportation and installation tests of gravity based structures successfully completed
A large test campaign addressing critical aspects of the installation and transportation of ravity based structures has been executed successfully. The tests were carried out together with Deltares as part of the Joint Industry...

January 2, 2018 - On the strong scalability of maritime CFD
To keep up with present changes, CFD must improve its strong scalability—its ability to handle lower cells-per-core ratios and achieve finer-grain parallelization. In this study a number of alternative linear solvers and...

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