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Karola van der Meij

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Introduction

Karola was born in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. She got her MSc degree in Marine Technology at Delft University of Technology. After graduation she started working as Project Manager at Maritime Research Institute Netherlands (MARIN). In 2015 she moved to Shanghai to become MARIN representative in China to serve the shipbuilding industry in Asia and strengthen the cooperation with Shanghai Ship & Shipping Research Institute. In 2018 she returned to the Netherlands and joined the Cruise & Ferry team at MARIN as Senior Project Manager.

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Publications
Magazine
Close cooperation in China

Dec 15, 2018

Reading time 6 minutes

In the last decade China became the largest shipbuilding nation in the world and cooperation with MARIN increased rapidly. This article highlights ...
Paper
Correlation allowances in model tests results

Jun 19, 2016

A delicate balance between performance, accuracy and commercial interests? Up to now research institutes perform model tests to determine the ...
Paper
Performance Measurements of European Inland Ships

Sep 17, 2014

In the EU project MoveIT, it is opted to improve the energy efficiency of inland vessels by improving the performance of these vessels. In order to ...
Paper
Promising Hydrodynamic Improvements For Inland Vessels

Sep 10, 2014

This paper presents the results of the CFD calculations performed for the vessels. Different bow shapes have been analysed and a detailed ...
Magazine
Barge optimisation leads to cuts in fuel consumption

Aug 30, 2013

Reading time 9 minutes

MARIN has a specialist inland waterway transport team dedicated to improving the performance of inland vessels and this is currently focusing on ...

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