Three working group chairmen reflect on 50 years of CRS success

AuthorsHelen Hill (maritime journalist)
Conference/JournalMARIN Report 126
DateJun 1, 2019
Reading time12 minutes

With decades of experience between them, three longstanding chairmen share their thoughts on the importance of CRS to the maritime industry. In a typical lively CRS manner, they discuss the benefits, but also the possible areas for improvement, as well as answering the question as to whether CRS can stay ahead of the curve and even reach its centenary!

Olav Rognebakke, Chairman of RAW++ (Added Resistance in Waves) and Head of Section at DNV GL: “I was brought along to a meeting in the  first year of joining my company. I wanted to get to know some people. It was quite an experience and that was already 12 years ago!”

Tobias Huuva, Chairman of SHARCS2 (CFD for Cavitation) and Manager Core Competence Team at Caterpillar Propulsion: “For me it was 10 years ago when I was working at Berg Propulsion and at that time I was looking at propeller analysis. I met some people from MARIN who stressed that they had a much better tool than I was considering. And it showed that we had to join CRS to get this fantastic tool called
PROCAL!”

Loic Morand, Chairman of SPEED2DESIGN (CFD for Powering) and Head of the Hydrodynamic Department at Chantiers de l’Atlantique: “My first meeting was back in 1999 when I was introduced into a working group by Roger Lepeix.” 

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