MARIN assists The Ocean Cleanup by testing its pioneering barrier

AuthorsJoost Sterenborg
Conference/JournalMARIN Report 118
DateAug 19, 2016
Reading time6 minutes

The Dutch foundation The Ocean Cleanup is developing technologies to extract plastic debris from the oceans and currently, the organisation is designing a barrier that will concentrate and extract the plastic from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.

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stability, seakeeping and ocean engineeringwaves, impacts and hydrostructuralrenewablesoil and gasinfrastructuremarine systemslife at seamodel testinghydro-elasticitymooring and offloadingmotionsloadsoffshore basinobwave loadswavesoffshore engineering