News archive 2007
December 6, 2007 - Challenging Master’s Thesis Subject
MARIN is looking for a graduate who is interested in the Master’s Thesis Subject “Developing Collision & Grounding Damage Tool”. If you have a good hydro-structural knowledge, Matlab programming skills and a good analytic...

November 27, 2007 - Offshore Hydrodynamics Course in Houston great success
In the first week of November 2007 MARIN organised its Offshore Hydrodynamics Course for the second time in Houston. The course combines theoretical background knowledge with practical design skills. The topics covered are very...

November 26, 2007 - High-speed cavitation observation through a 12 mm hole
Full-scale cavitation observation of a ship's propeller, rudder or other appendices, is becoming more and more practical. A powerful combination of a borescope, advanced enhancement and a dedicated high-speed video camera,...

November 19, 2007 - SafeTrans approved by DNV!
DNV has carried out an assessment study of the Safetrans software package as it is being used by the industry to develop transport design. DNV’s assessment is quite supportive and it makes a valuable contribution in setting...

November 19, 2007 - FPSO JIP week with Korean flavor
The 20th anniversary of the FPSO JIP week was made a great success by local organiser Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI). The meetings of a large group of Joint Industry Projects (JIPs) combined with an interesting FPSO Research...

November 12, 2007 - MARIN at Marintec China, Shanghai, Nov. 27-30
After a successful introduction in 2005, MARIN will again be exhibiting at Marintec China 2007 in Shanghai, 27-30 November 2007. Together with SSSRI China we will be present to discuss and show the latest developments...

October 30, 2007 - MARIN and OCEÂNICA in Brazil start partnership
On September 17, MARIN President Arne Hubregtse and OCEANICA Director Marcos Cueva signed an agreement which now makes OCEÂNICA MARIN’s official agent in Brazil. Both gentlemen jointly declared: “This is more a partnership....

October 22, 2007 - MARIN Report 92, October 2007
In this issue of MARIN Report we take a look at the many joint industry projects that MARIN is involved in and of course we highlight some interesting projects. And we give an impression of our succesful jubilee symposium...

October 12, 2007 - MARIN at SNAME, Ft. Lauderdale, Nov. 15-16
Traditionally, MARIN is present at the SNAME Maritime Technology Conference & Exhibition on November 15 and 16. Meet us at stand 516 to discuss the latest in maritime research and to drink a toast to our 75th anniversary...

October 9, 2007 - Opendag / Open Day MARIN 20 oktober 2007
In ons jubileumjaar 2007 opent MARIN opnieuw haar deuren voor het publiek. Op zaterdag 20 oktober van 10.00 tot 15.00 uur staan meer dan 100 MARIN-medewerkers voor u klaar om u kennis te laten maken met de test- en meetwereld...

September 25, 2007 - Service Performance Analysis cuts fuel bills
The high level of fuel oil prices and the increasing restrictions on exhaust gas emissions have urged ship owners to look into reduction of fuel consumption while maintaining schedule integrity. To analyse the parameters...

September 13, 2007 - Meet MARIN at the Monaco Yacht Show
After a successful start last year, MARIN will again be present at the Monaco Yacht Show. Visit us at the Darse Sude Tent at stand QS96 for the latest news on roll stabilisation, stabilisation at anchor, and sailing yachts...

August 27, 2007 - MARIN course ‘Hydrodynamics of Floating Offshore Structures’ in Houston, Oct 29-Nov 1
Join the MARIN course ‘Hydrodynamics of Floating Offshore Structures’ in Houston from October 29 - November 1, 2007. In 2006 this traditional course was organised for the first time in Houston. With great success.

July 30, 2007 - R&D seminar on September 12, 2007
Following the succesful R&D seminar 2006, MARIN will again present its main reseach achievements of the last year to the Dutch industry. This year’s R&D seminar will take place on September 12, 2007. The official language...

July 12, 2007 - New collision damage calculation tool used for LNG
MARIN has developed a new collision damage calculation tool. With this tool collision impacts can be simulated, as well as their consequences in the case of LNG carriers. In contrast to conventional methods this tool can...

June 28, 2007 - MARIN records container stack loads on the high seas
In march 2007 a specially equipped and calibrated container was stowed on board the 6300 TEU container vessel NYK Argus. With the acquired information the induced loads in the lashing rods and the container but also in the...

May 24, 2007 - SAFETUG provides first conclusions
The tug industry is extremely busy and changing rapidly. Healthy order books are filled with interesting and innovative designs. Discussions and studies on tugs in waves continue. Tugnology '07 is the next occasion where MARIN...

May 23, 2007 - Jobs available at MARIN
Ready for a new challenge? MARIN is looking for enthusiastic colleagues who want to put their hydrodynamical know-how into practice for the maritime industry. We are a client-orientated and innovative institute serving the...

May 9, 2007 - Special issue of MARIN Report on offshore
In our special OTC issue of MARIN Report we give you an update on our most recent offshore projects. Extreme waves, Dynamic positioning and Vortex Induced Motion response are some of the topics. This issue also introduces...

May 7, 2007 - LPD concept development through collaboration BAE Systems and MARIN
BAE Systems partnered with MARIN to develop a concept Landing Platform Dock (LPD). With this design BAE Systems increase their design portfolio and enhance the ability to optimise the operational-performance...

May 1, 2007 - MARIN celebrates 75th anniversary at OTC 2007 in Houston, stand 2616
Part of the celebration is a competition between stand visitors: they try to set up an impact test producing as closely as possible a deacceleration of 75g. On Monday April 30 the best set-up was made by Gert-Jan Kramer,...

March 26, 2007 - JIP meetings ‘CresT’ and ‘Current Affairs’ on April 27 in Houston
MARIN has initiated two Joint Industry Projects: ‘CresT’ and ‘Current Affairs’. As we had a positive response on both JIP initiatives, we will organise informative meetings of both JIPs on Friday April 27 in Houston (Friday...

March 8, 2007 - DIFIS - Double Inverted Funnel for the Intervention on Ship wrecks
MARIN is involved in the EU project DIFIS (Double Inverted Funnel for the Intervention on Ship wrecks). Scope of the project is the study, design and validation of an EU reference method for the prompt and cost-effective...

February 18, 2007 - In Memoriam<br>Mr. Igor Ponomarev
Recently we received the devastating news that Mr. Igor Ponomarev, Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to IMO and Chairman of the Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) has died suddenly at the age of 41. We would like...

February 13, 2007 - SAFETUG provides first conclusions
The tug industry is extremely busy and changing rapidly. Healthy order books are filled with interesting and innovative designs. Almost two years ago, MARIN started the SAFETUG Joint Industry Projects together with 29...

February 12, 2007 - Jubilee MARIN Report
In our Jubilee issue of MARIN Report we look back at some of the history and the state of the art in the various areas of our activities. However we prefer to look ahead at the long term challenges of the maritime industry,...

January 17, 2007 - Jubilee symposium 'Future Waves'
To celebrate our 75th anniversary, MARIN organised the symposium 'Future Waves' on April 17, 18 & 19, 2007. Almost 300 participants shared their views on innovation in hydrodynamics and maritime technology. It was the perfect...

January 17, 2007 - New Compact Manoeuvring Simulator
Recently MARIN has introduced its Compact Manoeuvring Simulator: an in-house and flexible simulator product, enabling various types of manoeuvring simulations any time you want. It offers a new and very cost-effective...

January 16, 2007 - In Memoriam Dick van Manen
Sadly, on 9 December 2006 Prof. dr.ir. J.D. van Manen, passed away unexpectedly. Dick van Manen worked in propeller research for many years. He was MARIN's third President from 1972 to 1986. With his great enthusiasm and...

January 15, 2007 - MARIN courses still open for registration
For 2009 MARIN has traditionally scheduled two courses. 'Hydrodynamics of floating offshore structures' (26-30 March 2007 and 'Ship Hydrodynamics I' (12-16 March, 2007) are open for registration.

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