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  • 26 June 2013
    Human Capital

    The GICON® SOF floating offshore foundation is an exceptional innovation and provides new opportunities for offshore wind park development. Final wind and wave tank tests were conducted at the Maritime Research Institute Netherlands (MARIN) from June 17th to June 24th, 2013, to confirm the final design prior to construction of a full-scale prototype which is […]

  • 7 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    Maritime Research Institute Netherlands (MARIN) is providing two weeks of free technology testing at its Concept Basin for five projects.

  • 14 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Environment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Maritime Research Institute Netherlands (MARIN) has tested the concept for floating mega island which could be powered by tidal and wave energy.

  • 26 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Dutch company Tocardo Tidal Power has tested a scaled version of a 1.5MW Universal Foundation System (UFS) at the Maritime Research Institute Netherlands (MARIN).

  • 13 February 2014
    Research & Development

    Half a year ago, MARIN (Maritime Research Institute Netherlands) launched an initiative to offer six free slots for invited maritime start-ups. This way the Institute encourages maritime innovation in the Netherlands, said MARIN director Bas Buchner. Out of twenty applicants, six received a symbolic cheque as winners. Each basin testing is worth € 40,000, which […]

  • 6 August 2006

    Terschelling, The Netherlands. Transas took part in the MARSIM 2006 Conference in Terschelling, The Netherlands, from 25th to 30th June. This year MARSIM was hosted by the Willem Barentzs Maritime Institute in cooperation with the Netherlands Defence Academy, the Maritime Research Institute Netherlands, and Maritime Simulation Rotterdam. Over one hundred top-level specialists from all corners […]

  • 17 July 2017
    Research & Development, Technology

    MARIN (Maritime Research Institute Netherlands) has tested an innovative concept for a floating mega island that could provide future-proof living and working space at sea for developing, generating, storing, and maintaining renewable energy, including offshore wind.

  • 17 July 2017
    Research & Development, Technology

    MARIN (Maritime Research Institute Netherlands) has tested an innovative concept for a floating mega island that could provide future-proof living and working space at sea for developing, generating, storing, and maintaining renewable energy, including offshore wind.

  • 4 May 2011

    MARIN (Maritime Research Institute Netherlands) is in the closing stages of testing three different floating wind turbine concepts for the DeepCwind Consortium (USA), led by the University of Maine. It is the first time in the world that such an extensive scale model test campaign is conducted in this field. Floating wind turbines are considered […]

  • 15 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Tocardo has completed the tests of its scaled Universal Foundation System (UFS) at the MARIN research institute in the Netherlands.

  • 24 December 2013
    Research & Development, Technology

    GICON is currently developing a load-bearing floating structure for offshore wind turbines, the GICON® SOF (Schwimmendes Offshore Fundament = German for ‘Floating Offshore Foundation’). A key development milestone was passed in February 2012 when wave and tow tests of a 1:25 scale model were conducted at the Hamburg Ship Model Basin (HSVA), confirming functionality, usability […]

  • 22 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal Port S.A. has commissioned international engineering and consultancy firm Witteveen+Bos to conduct a feasibility study for an entirely new port on the mouth of the Magdalena River, near the city of Barranquilla in Colombia. Royal Port wants to use the study to obtain the required port concession from river management authority Cormagdalena. For this […]

  • 5 February 2015
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Bas Buchner (MARIN president) and Ron van den Oetelaar (General Manager Bosch Rexroth Benelux) have signed the contract for a new wave generator for MARIN’s new Concept Basin. According to the contract,  Offshore Basin and Seakeeping and Manoeuvring Basin will get a new wave generation control system. The wave generator in the Concept Basin will […]

  • 22 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Colombian port operator Royal Port S.A. plans to construct a new port on the mouth of the Magdalena River, near the city of Barranquilla in Colombia, due to the need for additional capacity. Witteveen+Bos, the Netherlands-based engineering and consultancy firm, will conduct a feasibility study on behalf of Royal Port S.A. The company has joined forces for […]

  • 14 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    MARIN (Maritime Research Institute Netherlands) tested an innovative concept for a floating mega island earlier this week. The island comprises 87 large floating triangles that are flexibility connected to one another. Together they form a flexible floating island that can be as large as 1 to 5 km in cross-section. Olaf Waals, project manager and […]

  • 12 June 2014
    Research & Development, Technology

    Mocean/DBD Systems/Ewind was selected by Maritime Research Institute Netherlands (MARIN) to conduct a 2 week long wave tank tests on a unique TLP foundation for deep water sites suitable for the Siemens SWT 6.0-154 6MW offshore wind turbine generators (WTG) and other similar WTGs. The results of the tests conducted on a 1:50 scale model […]

  • 26 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The study Witteveen+Bos recently conducted for Royal Port S.A. in order to ascertain the feasibility of a new port on the mouth of the Magdalena River near Barranquilla, Colombia, shows that the port is technically and nautically feasible. Now that its feasibility has been established, Royal Port is going to acquire the port concession from […]

  • 12 June 2014
    Research & Development, Technology

    Mocean/DBD Systems/Ewind was selected by Maritime Research Institute Netherlands (MARIN) to conduct a 2 week long wave tank tests on a unique TLP foundation for deep water sites suitable for the Siemens SWT 6.0-154 6MW offshore wind turbine generators (WTG) and other similar WTGs. The results of the tests conducted on a 1:50 scale model […]

  • 12 November 2013

    Damen Shipyards Group has recently delivered the fourth Platform Supply Vessel in a series of six to World Wide Supply of Norway. World Emerald is a Damen PSV 3300 CD. The first ship, World Diamond, was delivered in July. The fifth PSV ‘World Opel’, will be handed over in a few weeks and the last […]

  • 6 December 2013

    Damen Shipyards Group yesterday delivered the fifth Platform Supply Vessel in a series of six to World Wide Supply of Norway. World Opal, a Damen PSV 3300 CD, is the first ship, World Diamond, was delivered in July and the last in the series ‘World Sapphire’ is due to be delivered mid-December. Delivery of the […]

  • 14 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Ocean Cleanup has conducted new scale model tests of its system. 

  • 30 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Cora van Nieuwenhuizen, Minister of Infrastructure and Water Management, visited Rotterdam to meet Damen Shipyards Group and other Dutch maritime industry leaders on January 28, 2019. At this major event, Minister Van Nieuwenhuizen heard presentations from Damen, Van Oord and other key representatives of the country’s thriving maritime industry. The presentations took place on a […]