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FORUM SMART SHIPPING (SMASH!) GELANCEERD

Minister Cora van Nieuwenhuizen van Infrastructuur en Waterstaat heeft op 21 september 2020 het startsein gegeven voor een unieke samenwerking op het gebied van smart shipping. In de Kooren Terminal in Rotterdam lanceerde zij het Nederlands Forum Smart Shipping (SMASH!) SMART SHIPPING SMASH In dit forum gaan marktpartijen, kennisinstellingen en overheden op grote schaal samenwerken

HISWA SYMPOSIUM 2020 GOES VIRTUAL!

As sponsor and member of the scientific committee, MARIN is happy to announce that the HISWA Ssymposium 2020 will go rhrough in a virtual format. The renowned international HISWA Symposium on Yacht Design and Yacht Construction offers a new designed programme around the theme ‘Dare to Share’. The programme of this 26th edition is a

DEMONSTRATION TESTS SPACE@SEA PROJECT

With 16 European partners MARIN is aiming to develop and demonstrate a concept for floating islands in the project Space@Sea. The main objective is to provide flexible and affordable deck space at sea for a large variety of applications.Demonstration tests of the Horizon2020 project Space@Sea now also include a vessel moored to the floating island.

UPDATE FLARE PROJECT ON FLOODING ACCIDENT RESPONSE

Despite the fact that the maritime sector is continuously investing in increasing and maintaining safety on board ships, additional effort is needed in the pathway towards zero-loss of life and zero-pollution. The highest risk for persons on board ships comes with flooding accidents, but consequences may be reduced when appropriate actions are taken following such

MARINET2 – PROVIDING SUPPORT FOR OFFSHORE RENEWABLE ENERGY DEVELOPERS

MaRINET2, the Marine Renewables Infrastructure Network, is composed of 39 organisations who collaborate to progress offshore renewable energy technologies in Europe. It aims to accelerate the development of wave, tidal and offshore wind energy technologies and infrastructure by opening up access to 57 test facilities across 13 European countries. FIFTH CALL UNTIL OCTOBER 16 The

NEW PUBLICATION ON NOISE MEASUREMENTS OF A CAVITATING PROPELLER

Read our latest publication on measurement of underwater radiated noise, written in collaboration with other research institutes from around the world.Available to download for the next 50 days! ABSTRACT Mitigation of shipping noise is a topical issue in marine engineering because of the dramatic increase in the levels of anthropogenic underwater noise and its impact

HOW IS HUMAN SOUND AFFECTING SEALIFE?

BBC World Service | CrowdScience investigates how human activity on the waves is affecting life below them. In this podcast several scientists give their point of view. Listen to MARIN's Frans Hendrik Lafeber who is focussing on measuring underwater radiated noise caused by shipping and who explains how new ship designs might quieten things down.https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/w3cszv5x

STUDY WAVE IMPACTS AT DIFFERENT CONDITIONS WITH THE ATMOSPHERE

Welcome in our Atmosphere: a custom built 12.5 m long, 0.6 m wide and 1.2 m tall flume tank with a heavy, instrumented impact wall to study wave impacts at different conditions. Using a precise piston-type wave generator, we can create diverse kinds of waves in the whole range of conditions and record dynamic pressures

H2020 FUNDED MOSES PROJECT KICKED OFF

MARIN is one of the 17 partners participating in the MOSES project: autoMated vessels and supply chain Optimisation for Sustainable short SEa Shipping. MOSES aims to significantly enhance the Short Sea Shipping (SSS) component of the European container supply chain by addressing the vulnerabilities and strains that relate to the operation of large containerships. More

UNMANNED SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY: THE MAUV

The Unmanned Systems Technology magazine (June/July 2020) looked at the latest steps MARIN has taken to test methods of subsea vehicle autonomy and control.MARIN has for a long time developed autonomous test and demonstration platforms to find better ways of providing independent expertise and scientific consultation to maritime industries. Its newest vehicle, the mAUV (modular