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WAGENINGEN, 26 JUNE 2020 - In the night of 1 to 2 January 2019, the large container ship MSC Zoe sails in a southwesterly storm in the southern shipping route above the Dutch Wadden. As a result, the ship loses 345 containers, which leads to major pollution of the sea and the Wadden Islands. The

FROM VISION TO USER REQUIREMENTS

Capturing your future bridge concept in user requirements In many large tender processes it is vital to have well-defined User Requirements which reflect the need for the customer unambiguously to get the best value for money. Capturing ship bridge functionality and design in requirements is an ultimate challenge since it covers a huge variation of

COLLISION AVOIDANCE TESTBED

MARIN invites classification societies, product developers, research institutes, ship operators and maritime training institutes to participate in a new initiative: a Joint Industry Project to develop a broadly accepted, standard methodology for the thorough testing and validation of collision avoidance algorithms and systems. Last year the Dutch led Autonomous Shipping JIP (Joint Industry Project) has

MARIN REPORT MAGAZINE 129 – READ ONLINE OR SUBSCRIBE

MARIN Report is our corporate magazine. The magazine focusses on recent projects and keeps readers informed of the latest research.  We are happy to share with you the latest edition of MARIN Report magazine. Now more than ever it is time to think about our joint future. That is why we asked some of the

FROM ‘FEELING BLUE’ TO ‘ACTING BLUE’

Like a breaking ‘freak’ wave the corona crisis flooded over us. Nobody was expecting it, nobody was ready for it. And we are just in the early phases of realizing what the impact will be on our maritime sector. Transport, cruise, passengers, oil & gas, renewables – nothing will be untouched. And what will happen

CORONA-PROOF MODEL TESTING AT A SERIOUS DISTANCE

How to handle ‘social distancing’ with less than one week to go before MODEC / SOFEC will be visiting you for a series of FPSO model tests in your Offshore Basin? Well, you create the same experience online! MARIN provided a secure online channel for everyone involved, all over the globe. They could monitor the

MAY 26-29, THE FUTURE OF OCEAN ENERGY AND SHIPPING ONLINE

Our world has changed over the last few weeks and we hope you are all safe and healthy. Now, more than ever, we have to cooperate and join forces to sail through this storm. Our challenge related to climate remains intact and we look forward to take action together towards sustainability. Since both the BlueWeek and

MAXIMUM LOAD AND MANOEUVRABILITY ARE DECISIVE FOR MARIN’S DESIGN AND SAILING CONTEST

Team 2 ‘Fat Lady’ of Delft University of Technology has designed and built the fastest model sailing cargo ship in the Netherlands. On 17th of January, the team won a sailing race between twelve student teams from Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) and Rotterdam Mainport Institute (RMI). The race took place in the Shallow water

ZERO JIP WEBINAR, PROJECT PLAN AND FOLLOW-UP MEETING

In view of the Corona developments MARIN cancelled the informative web meeting of March 17. Instead we recorded a shortened version of our ZERO JIP webinar: https://vimeo.com/showcase/zero-jip. In about 22 minutes we show you, as possible future participant, the highlights of the ZERO initiative. Please provide us with your comments before March 28 and we will use

RESCHEDULED: COURSES HYDRODYNAMICS OF FLOATING OFFSHORE STRUCTURES & SHIP DESIGN

MARIN has rescheduled both spring courses because of coronavirus concerns.  Hydrodynamics of Floating Offshore Structures , originally planned for March 16-20, will be postponed to fall 2020, dates to be decided. Hydrodynamics in Ship Design is rescheduled from March 30-April 3 to September 14-18. Registration is open.   Are you an engineer and want to