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DP simulations and model testing - on the spot!

AuthorsEelco Frickel, Jorrit-Jan Serraris & Hans Cozijn
Conference/JournalMARIN Report 96
Date24 Apr 2009
Reading time9 minutes

MARIN has a long history in Dynamic Positioning (DP) model testing and computer simulations. In recent years there has been increasing interest in the application of DP systems. And in the past two decades the DP performance of numerous drilling vessels, semi- submersibles, installation vessels and shuttle tankers has been investigated in MARIN's basins. Two recent projects are highlighted.


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Eelco Frickel

Senior Researcher/Teamleader

JorritJan Serraris

Senior Project Manager

Hans Cozijn

Senior Project Manager

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