Expert photo

William Otto

Senior Project Manager

Offshore

Send William Otto a message

Expertise areas
Publications
Magazine
Flexible floating offshore islands

Apr 8, 2022

Reading time 6 minutes

A Dutch consortium including four applied research institutes (MARIN, TNO, Deltares and WUR) is exploring the potential of combining a partially ...
Magazine
Towards large-scale FPV

Sep 30, 2021

Floating Photovoltaics (FPV) is a rapidly growing market. The first commercial FPV plant, which was around 170 kWp, was realised in 2008 on an ...
Magazine
Floating Islands one step closer to realisation as Space@Sea project completes

Apr 7, 2021

Reading time 6 minutes

The Horizon 2020 funded Space@Sea project kicked off in November 2017, with the aim of taking a further step towards the efficient use of the ...
Paper
Optimization of Wave Induced Motions and Forces on a Floating Island

Jun 14, 2019

Floating mega islands can provide an attractive solution for creating temporal or more permanent space in coastal areas with a high demand for real ...
Paper
On the wave induced motions of a floating mega island

Apr 22, 2019

Floating mega islands can provide an attractive solution for creating temporal or more permanent space in coastal areas with a high demand for real ...
Magazine
Exploring the potential of floating solar energy

Dec 15, 2018

Reading time 6 minutes

Solar energy is an important alternative energy source but in a densely populated country like the Netherlands the space for solar parks is very ...
Paper
Model tests and numerical analysis for a floating mega island

Jun 17, 2018

About 70% of the earth’s surface area is covered with water. Due to the sea level rise and increasing population in coastal areas we need to use our ...
Magazine
Model tests for the world’s first deepwater FLNG

Apr 25, 2018

Reading time 3 minutes

MARIN recently carried out a model test campaign on a FLNG that is expected to be the first deep-water FLNG in the world.The FLNG will be a ...
Magazine
Joint R&D in Offshore JIPs

Apr 22, 2016

Reading time 6 minutes

The offshore industry works closely together to share knowledge, experience and costs. Here we give an update on the latest Joint Industry Projects. ...
Paper
Development of a Scaled-Down Floating Wind Turbine for Offshore Basin Testing

Jun 8, 2014

In the last years MARIN has been involved in an increasing number of projects for the offshore wind industry. New techniques in model testing and ...
Paper
State of the art model testing techniques for floating wind turbines

Feb 23, 2013

After the present generation shallow water fixed wind turbines, floating wind turbines are considered to be the next step in development of offshore ...
Paper
Viscous-Flow Calculations On An Axial Marine Current Turbine

Jul 1, 2012

In this paper, the flow over a marine current turbine is studied. As a test case, the benchmark turbine published in [1, 2] is selected. A ...

Other experts

ErikJan de RidderSenior Project Manager/Teamleider
Floor SpaargarenProject Manager
Egbert YpmaSenior Researcher / Teamleader
Joop HelderSenior Project Manager
Guilhem GaillardeManager Ships
Tim BunnikSenior Researcher
Linda KempProject Manager
ErikJan de RidderSenior Project Manager/Teamleider
Verena SchaapProject Manager
Floor SpaargarenProject Manager
Henk van den BoomSenior Project Manager
Egbert YpmaSenior Researcher / Teamleader
Thomas LloydSpecialist, Noise and Vibrations
Joop HelderSenior Project Manager
Bruno RossinProject Manager
Guilhem GaillardeManager Ships
Tim BunnikSenior Researcher
Patrick SchrijversTeamleider
Reinier BergevoetTeamleider/Project Engineer Modeltest
Linda KempProject Manager
Artur LidtkeResearcher
Hugo AmmerlaanManager
Gijs BoumanProject Manager
Wim KleermakerProject Engineer/Specialist
Atheendra SreenivasanHydrodynamic Engineer
Rodrigo EzetaResearcher
Manuel CerroProject Manager
Johan H. de JongManager International Cooperation
Henk van den BoomSenior Project Manager
Jule ScharnkeSenior Project Manager
Guilhem GaillardeManager Ships
Linda KempProject Manager
Martin van der WelProject Manager
Marta IbarrondoProject Manager
Hugo AmmerlaanManager
Tom SellersHydrodynamic Engineer