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Freek Verkerk

Senior Project Manager

Martime Operations

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Can bridge simulations support conceptual design?

Apr 7, 2021

Reading time 6 minutes

Within the EU Horizon project Holiship, MARIN has developed, together with partners, a Virtual Vessel Framework (VVF) in which real-time bridge ...
Tackling increasing cruise vessel dimensions in virtual reality

Aug 15, 2018

Reading time 6 minutes

MARIN has performed simulator research and advanced simulator training for major cruise ship builder Meyer Werft to assist the yard with handling ...
Advanced training for Ems River passage

Dec 16, 2011

Reading time 3 minutes

Report outlines an advanced training programme that has been set up to help pilots tackle the challenges of the Ems River in Germany.
Inland waterway transport the subject of many MARIN studies

Aug 2, 2011

Reading time 6 minutes

With increasing concerns about the environment and growing congestion on the roads, inland shipping is an interesting alternative. Report represents ...
FPSO positioning simulation for SAIPEM SA

Apr 1, 2008

Reading time 3 minutes

Total Upstream Nigeria Limited, which is developing the AKPO Field Offshore Nigeria, awarded SAIPEM SA the installation of the FPSO. This FPSO will ...
Podded popularity sees MARIN building bridges

Sep 1, 2003

Reading time 6 minutes

Increasingly, modern ships are, equipped with podded propulsors, especially cruise vessels and fast ferries. In this sector efficiency, ...
Radiance sails straight through Ems

Apr 1, 2001

Reading time 3 minutes

As ships become larger, the passage of mega cruise ships built at the German Jos Meyer Shipyard becomes ever more difficult. The very narrow and ...

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