Gert Kuiper retires after nearly 40 years

Conference/JournalMARIN Report 87
DateJan 1, 2006
Reading time6 minutes

Widely acknowledged as a cavitation guru, Gert Kuiper has retired from MARIN after nearly 40 years. Much of his working life has been spent observing cavitation effects and although the industry's knowledge has grown compared to the early 1970s, each day there are fresh problems to address as shipowners push for ever-more powerful vessels. Report talks to this very modest expert about cavitation developments and some of his proudest ahievements.

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