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Arjan Voogt

Manager

MARIN USA

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Introduction

Arjan Voogt holds a MSc. degree in applied physics from Delft University of Technology and graduated in fluid dynamics. He joined MARIN in 1998 to work as project manager on offshore model tests. Arjan is currently working as manager of MARIN USA with offices in Houston and Washington DC. From these office MARIN provides local client support, third party verifications work and design optimization studies using in-house developed software and a nautical bridge simulator.

Expertise areas
Publications
Magazine
Managing operational expectations

Apr 25, 2018

Reading time 3 minutes

Many design choices for floating offshore installations are driven by expected operational performance. Design studies help to understand ...
Magazine
Bilge keel damping from in-field motion measurments

Apr 21, 2017

Reading time 6 minutes

Chevron worked with MARIN on a novel approach to characterise the actual damping for an FSPO in real world conditions.
Magazine
MARIN USA helps HWCG plan emergency response requiring well flowback

Dec 8, 2015

Reading time 6 minutes

Numerical analysis and bridge simulation are being used to develop a deepwater containment response system to ensure that there will never be a ...
Paper
Integrating Onboard DP Systems into Model Test Facilities and Offshore Bridge Simulators

May 4, 2015

After the first model tests confirmed station keeping performance for Dynamic Positioned (DP) drilling units, many research projects have helped ...
Paper
Integrating hydrodynamic and nautical studies for offshore LNG operations

May 5, 2014

For offshore LNG production, the ability to safely offload LNG to shuttle carriers is an important driver in the design. Hydrodynamic studies and ...
Magazine
Real-time bridge simulations for Sofec 'bring design to life'

Apr 25, 2014

Reading time 3 minutes

Sofec is designing a new FSRU and asked MARIN to evaluate and optimise the offloading procedure.
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Desktop studies turn new offshore initiatives into safe and efficient solutions

Dec 17, 2013

Reading time 6 minutes

MARIN USA works closely with offshore clients during the concept phase of their projects as ideas are turned into reality.
Magazine
Shuttle tool now ready for side-by-side Offloading Operations

Jan 29, 2009

Reading time 3 minutes

The Shuttle tool for the sim- for side-by-side Off loading Operations ulation of complex, offloading operations is now capable of side-by-side ...
Magazine
New SCR capable Disconnectable Mooring System tested for SBM Atlantia

Apr 1, 2008

Reading time 6 minutes

The MoorSparTM mooring system is a new, SBM Atlantia design that allows an FPSO to be moored using existing yoke technology. To investigate the ...
Magazine
Elevated Support Vessel passes tests with flying colours

Apr 1, 2008

Reading time 3 minutes

In a world of mergers and ever-growing companies, MARIN has taken up the challenge to provide advice to new players in the field. Remedial Offshore ...
Paper
Stability of Deepwater Drilling Semi Submersibles

Oct 1, 2007

Most stability standards for the design of semisubmersibles are based on quasi-static approaches. These methods do not take into account the dynamic ...
Magazine
Deep pit attracts full-tendon Shenzi TLP

Apr 1, 2007

Reading time 3 minutes

With its deep pit of 30 metres, the Offshore Basin offers the possibility of testing TLPs with their full-tendon length, even in ultra-deep waters. ...
Magazine
Model Tests on a novel Side by Side Offshore LNG (off) Loading System

Apr 1, 2006

Reading time 3 minutes

Increasing worldwide demand for the consumption of natural gas requires new concepts for the import of gas, especially to North America. MARIN puts ...
Magazine
MARIN tackles the first decommissioning projects

Apr 1, 2006

Reading time 6 minutes

Last year MARIN was heavily involved in several heavy-lift projects concerning the removal of fixed structures from North Sea oil and gas fields. ...
Paper
Second Order Effects in Extreme Waves and Shallow Water Waves

Apr 1, 2005

This paper describes an analytical model to calculate the second order effects in waves with and without current. The model is based on a second ...
Magazine
Deep thoughts about shallow water

Apr 1, 2005

Reading time 3 minutes

The development of reliable offshore LNG terminals in shallow water requires fresh insight into the related problems. MARIN explores the issues ...
Paper
Wave Impacts on Moored Ship-Type Offshore Structures due to Steep Fronted Waves

Jan 1, 2005

Can wave impacts only be identified and characterized by the relative wave velocities in front of the bow? The results presented in this paper show ...
Paper
Validation of an Analytical Method to Calculate Wave Setdown on Current

Jan 1, 2005

This paper describes an analytical model to calculate the setdown in waves with and without current. This model is based on a second order quadratic ...
Paper
Wave Impact Excitation on Ship Type Offshore Structures in Steep Fronted Waves

Aug 1, 2004

Wave impacts in steep fronted waves can induce extremely large impact pressures on the hull of moored ship-type offshore structures. As part of the ...
Paper
An Approach to Calculate the Probability of Wave Impact on an FPSO Bow

Jun 1, 2004

This work aims at characterizing the probability of wave impact and expected impact load on the bow geometry of an FPSO. In order to determine the ...
Paper
Prediction of Wave Impact Loads on Ship-type Offshore Structures in Steep Fronted Waves

May 1, 2004

Steep fronted waves can induce extremely large impact pressures on the hull of moored ship-type offshore structures. Several incidents confirmed ...
Paper
The Effect of Mooring System and Sheared Currents on Vortex Induced Motions of Truss Spars

Jun 1, 2003

Since 1996 Spars have been used as production platform in the Gulf of Mexico. Spar Vortex Induced Motions (VIM) in strong currents like the ...
Magazine
Two leading truss Spar players choose MARIN model testing

Apr 1, 2002

Reading time 3 minutes

MARIN was very proud when the two main players in the truss Spar field, CSO -Aker and J. Ray McDermott, both decided to use MARIN's facilities and ...
Paper
Mean and Low Frequency Roll for Semi-submersibles in Waves

Jan 1, 2002

The paper demonstrates how the findings of a series of model tests and diffraction calculations, performed to determine the motion behavior of a new ...
Paper
Extensive Model Testing of a Dry-Tree Spread-Moored Barge in Brazillian Waters

Jan 1, 2002

This paper describes the overall behavior of a new build barge to be spread moored offshore Brazil in 1,200 m water depth. The barge supports 12 dry ...
Magazine
Santa Fe's Development Driller undergoes DP tests

Dec 1, 2001

Reading time 6 minutes

As Santa Fe builds a new semisubmersible drilling rig capable of operating in water depths up to 7,500ft, MARIN is playing a fundamental role in its ...
Magazine
FPSO tandem offloading

Apr 1, 2001

Reading time 3 minutes

As operator of Block 17, TotalFinaElf E&P Angola1 intends to develop the offshore field Dalia, located approximately 80 miles off the coast of ...

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