MARIN Invests 2 Million Euro in Naval Architecture Super Computer

Modeling the dynamic movements of bridges, buildings or bicycles is a pretty straight-forward task for today's engineers using readily available computing systems, however for naval architects, the interaction between a vessel's hull and the air it moves through vastly complicates such dynamic calculations. Since 1883, model basins have been used to test the hydrodynamic … [Read more...]

MARIN Opens New Bridge Simulator in Houston

On Tuesday December 10th SNAME President Peter Noble and Robert Hanraads from the Nautical Institute jointly opened the new bridge simulator at the MARIN offices in Houston. They were asked by MARIN for this event to illustrate that this simulator was built as a bridge between engineering and operations.  Watched by representatives of oil majors, engineering companies and … [Read more...]