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WINDOS: assessment of wind loads on floatingstructures

MARIN Report 130

Dec 7, 2020

Reading time 3 minutes

MARIN’s software WINDOS provides a cost-effective way to assess the impact of wind loads on ships and offshore constructions. Wind forces ...
softwarewind loadsoffshore
Magazine

Maximising speed through wind & waves

MARIN Report 130

Dec 7, 2020

Reading time 3 minutes

Crew Transfer Vessels (CTV) are essential for the maintenance of offshore wind turbines. Their high speed operation in waves can benefit from an ...
offshore
Magazine

Extreme behaviour in shallow water explains why large container shipS can lose containers above the Dutch Wadden Islands

MARIN Report 130

Dec 7, 2020

Reading time 9 minutes

The Dutch Safety Board asked MARIN and research institute Deltares to investigate how storm conditions such as those encountered above the Dutch ...
shallow water basin
Magazine

Gaining further insight into Wind Assisted Ship Propulsion

MARIN Report 130

Dec 7, 2020

Reading time 6 minutes

Wind Assisted Ship Propulsion (WASP) is one of the methods available to help the shipping world reduce its reliance on (fossil) fuel and thereby ...
zero emissionpropulsionjip
Magazine

Establishing wind loads using CFD

MARIN Report 130

Dec 7, 2020

Reading time 6 minutes

With the increasing size of offshore structures, wind loads are becoming more and more important when designing vessels for operational conditions. ...
Magazine

CTV motion behaviour investigated

MARIN Report 130

Dec 7, 2020

Reading time 3 minutes

SPOWTT project provides fresh insight into ship motions, improving the wellbeing of technicians. The recently completed ‘Improving the Safety and ...
safetymodel testingseakeeping and manoeuvring basin
Magazine

WINDLOAD sets the foundations for new WINDLASS JIP

MARIN Report 130

Dec 7, 2020

Reading time 3 minutes

Here we look back at the success of WINDLOAD, the predecessor of WINDLASS. The remark “one man's ‘stiff breeze’ might be another's ‘soft breeze’” ...
cfd
Magazine

WINDLASS JIP – analysing the impact of wind in the port environment

MARIN Report 130

Dec 7, 2020

Reading time 6 minutes

In the port environment wind is variable in space and time, whereas engineering methods often rely on uniform wind and standard spectrum to describe ...
jip
Magazine

Improving the operability of O&M vessels

MARIN Report 130

Dec 7, 2020

Reading time 3 minutes

MARIN supports the development of offshore wind maintenance vessels - from concept to operation. Operation and maintenance costs make up around ...
jipoffshore wind
Magazine

Whiffle sets new standard for local weather forecasting and introduces finecasting to the maritime industry

MARIN Report 130

Dec 7, 2020

Reading time 9 minutes

The art and science of precisely predicting tomorrow’s local weather patterns almost seems impossible - and just a few years ago it was. That was ...
Magazine

Assessing the aerodynamic performance of Flettner rotors on the MARIN Hybrid Transition Coaster (MHTC)

MARIN Report 130

Dec 7, 2020

Reading time 3 minutes

While previously the performance of wind propulsors was essentially obtained from wind tunnel tests or CFD without considering the ship, it is now ...
Magazine

Measuring 3D wind fields at the speed of light!

MARIN Report 130

Dec 7, 2020

Reading time 6 minutes

Wind is the driving force for wind turbines and ships under sail. At the same time, it is a dominant environmental load for many large vessels and ...
Magazine

Supporting clients as they pioneer novel installation techniques

MARIN Report 130

Dec 7, 2020

Reading time 3 minutes

As the offshore wind industry continues to expand across the globe, wind parks are going further from shore and the turbine sizes are increasing ...
Paper

Progress in the prediction and mitigation of propeller cavitation noise and vibrations

26th International HISWA Symposium

Nov 16, 2020

Comfort on board passenger vessels and pleasure craft is a primary design consideration. Furthermore, underwater radiated noise from vessels is ...
propeller and cavitationresistance and propulsionnoise and vibrationpassengers and yachtingcfd/simulation/desk studiesmodel testing
Paper

Code Verification of a Pressure-Based Solver for Subsonic Compressible Flows

Journal of Verification, Validation and Uncertainty Quantification

Oct 29, 2020

Although most flows in maritime applications can be modeled as incompressible, for certain phenomena like sloshing, slamming, and cavitation, this ...
cfd development