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Yacht Comfort JIP set to start Yacht Comfort JIP set to start

MARIN is about to start a Joint Industry Project concerning the assessment, prediction and monitoring of yacht comfort. Despite the availability of criteria to assess the comfort of a yacht, it still remains a very subjective matter. By focusing on what can be measured or calculated (ship motions) and relatively wellpredicted matters such as the short-term weather forecast, it is possible to design a monitoring and prediction tool to assist captains in taking decisions with regards to routing and anchorage. Participants are welcome to join.

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Train-the-trainer for VTS Russia
Four Russian Vessel Traffic Service Operators were trained as VTS simulator instructors at MARIN’s VTS simulator in September. During the five-day course the trainees, three of whom came from the St. Petersburg VTS and the other from Vladivostok VTS, were educated in skills such as didactic…
 
Scaling methodology for floating wind turbines
When water depth and soil conditions make it difficult to install fixed foundations for wind turbines, floating foundations may be preferred. Of course a floating foundation brings new challenges to the turbine. This paper describes those challenges addressed by accurate numerical simulations that…
 
MARIN at Inmex Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City, March 18-20
MARIN will again be present at Inmex Vietnam to show our lastest developments in hydrodynamics. You are most welcome to visit us within the Maritime by Holland Pavillion, stand G06.