The Maritime Research Institute Netherlands (MARIN) has been dedicated to furthering maritime understanding and knowledge since 1932. Today, MARIN is an internationally recognised authority on ship and offshore hydrodynamics, involved in frontier breaking research programmes for governments, the maritime and offshore industry, and navies. MARIN provides model testing services and simulation and training consultancy.
MARIN has a cluster of the largest dedicated maritime research facilities in the world, comprising an enviable array of basins, simulation tools, measurement equipment and production tools. But most importantly, MARIN has motivated people that bring it all together. This highly trained team is dedicated to advance hydrodynamic know-how and applying it for the benefit of the maritime industry as a whole. A complete information technology infrastructure is in place for the support of research, production, business processes and knowledge management.
“Individual developments in NOVIMAR greatly contribute to assisting the inland transport sector in streamlining their operations. Developments like automated track following and route advise systems developed by the partners can be directly applied on board, even outside the vessel train. Together the developments lead to solutions which can increase the sailing times as part of the operation is automated.”
- Maarten Flikkema, Senior Project Manager