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Dimitri van Heel

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Maritime Operations

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Publications
Magazine
Nautical studies for the EemsEnergy Terminal

12 Dec 2022

Reading time 6 minutes

MARIN assisted N.V. Nederlandse Gasunie with nautical studies investigating the import of LNG into the port of Eemshaven. The project requires the ...
Magazine
UKC Policy for the Port of Rotterdam

30 Sep 2021

On behalf of the Port of Rotterdam Authority MARIN conducted a study to substantiate guidelines for the minimum Under Keel Clearance (UKC) for ultra ...
Magazine
The ‘Human Factor’ is at the heart of a new offshore research programme

25 Apr 2018

Reading time 6 minutes

With more complexity and increasingly stringent safety standards, it is vital to focus closely on the human element in an offshore operation. With ...
Magazine
Exploring the mysteries of the human factor to work towards a safer maritime environment

17 Aug 2017

Reading time 6 minutes

MARIN's overriding aim is to help increase the safety and effectiveness of maritime operations. The outcome of any operation at sea is the result of ...
Paper
Maritime Cognitive Workload Assessment

29 Sep 2016

The human factor plays the key role for safety in many industrial and civil every-day operations in our technologized world. Human failure is more ...
Paper
Tracking Stress and Workload in the Maritime/Tugboat World

23 May 2016

The Dutch research institute MARIN, the Technical University of Berlin, Philips and k+s projects would like to present the findings of a pilot study ...
Magazine
LNG Parallel Loading concept tested on MARIN's bridge simulator

22 Apr 2016

Reading time 3 minutes

Since 2010 MARIN has been involved in several test cases with the HiLoad DP system, an L-shaped body that can attach itself to the keel of a vessel ...
Magazine
Aasta Hansteen - Bridging engineering to operations

8 Dec 2015

Reading time 9 minutes

An impressive operation and an impressive project! Aasta Hansteen highlights MARIN's strategy of linking the engineering phase to the operational ...
Magazine
MARIN uses CFD to assess SSPs revolutionary new HUB design

21 Aug 2015

Reading time 6 minutes

MARIN combined CFD with fast-time simulations and intensive testing on its bridge simulator to explore the full potential of the new SSP HUB design.
Magazine
Offshore tug simulations in extreme environments

30 Apr 2015

Reading time 3 minutes

Offloading operations are taking place in more and more challenging environments. And in some of the most challenging locations offloading ...
Magazine
Boskalis tests new operation on bridge simulator

25 Apr 2014

Reading time 3 minutes

Boskalis Offshore is working on a project for the installation of two submarine power cables between Java and Bali. This is quite a complex ...
Magazine
Combined efforts on TOTAL's CLOV FPSO

25 Apr 2014

Reading time 6 minutes

MARIN carried out model tests, real-time simulations and a full- scale monitoring campaign considering different operational and design aspects of ...
Magazine
Pioneering 'HUB' design tested on bridge simulator

10 Dec 2013

Reading time 3 minutes

Demand for crew transfers to the drilling and production platforms now exploring Santos Basin in Brazil is ever rising. To save on expensive ...
Magazine
MARIN introduces two full tug simulators

14 Apr 2013

Reading time 3 minutes

MARIN has upgraded two part task simulators into full tug simulators. Following their introduction, the simulators were successfully used in ...
Magazine
MARIN offers offshore industry the 'Total package'

20 Apr 2012

Reading time 6 minutes

Over the years TOTAL has been a frequent visitor to MARIN's bridge simulators. This article focuses on the work that has been carried out for ...
Magazine
Real-time simulations for the Port of Rotterdam

2 Aug 2011

Reading time 3 minutes

Port of Rotterdam is constantly developing in a bid to meet the changing requirements of its customers. Bridge simulations at MARIN assess nautical ...
Magazine
Bridge simulation training for Chevron Mooring Masters

2 Aug 2011

Reading time 3 minutes

MARIN is playing a vital role assisting Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL) train its Mooring Masters to the highest international standards. Report ...
Magazine
Bridge simulator training for the Munin FPSO

29 Apr 2010

Reading time 6 minutes

Bluewater recently started operating the Munin FPSO at the Huizhou 21-1 Field in the South China Sea, after the field's permanent FPSO suffered ...
Magazine
The world's largest production vessel

1 Apr 2008

Reading time 3 minutes

The Agbami Floating Production, Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel is one of the largest production vessels ever built and is currently being ...