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MARIN tests Fall Pipe Ship design for Boskalis

AuthorsFrans Quadvlieg & Klaas Koooiker
Conference/JournalMARIN Report 96
Date24 Apr 2009
Reading time3 minutes

Fall Pipe Ships combine the robustness of a working vessel with the precision of a surgeon as they drop rocks on exactly the right place. This combination of requirements demands a special approach to the hydrodynamic design and validation of such a vessel. Royal Boskalis Westminster found that MARIN had the diverse areas of expertise needed to obtain the best results.


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