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MARIN advances model thruster control technology

AuthorsHaite van der Schaaf & Olaf Waals
Conference/JournalMARIN Report 98
Date24 Dec 2009
Reading time6 minutes

Thruster load measurements, combined with advanced control systems, give insight into the operational aspects of dynamically positioned vessels. MARIN has developed technology to better assess the performance of multi-thruster Dynamic Positioning (DP) applications. Report provides an update of recent developments.


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Haite van der Schaaf

Senior Project Manager

Olaf Waals


manoeuvring and nautical studiesdynamic positioningoil and gastransport and shipping