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  •                          75 years of technology development
                             through research, testing and verification


The Norwegian Marine Technology Research Institute (MARINTEK) performs research and development for companies in the field of marine technology. MARINTEK is a company in SINTEF, the largest independent research organization in Scandinavia, and develops and verifies technological solutions, business and operating concepts for the shipping, marine equipment, ocean energy and petroleum industries.


One of the irregular wave tests under a steep ringing-type load event.

De-risking of monopile support structures for the Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm

The Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm Project, located in the North Sea 32 km off the Norfolk coast of England, proposed the use of large turbines (6 MW) in relatively deep water ... Read more


Gender quotas are still necessary

Gender quotas are still necessary

12.02.2016 Three women active in the world of technology recently met at MARINTEK to discuss the future role of leadership. In spite of their age differences, all three were completely in ... Read more

  • More efficient marine operations

    25.01.2016 The Research Council of Norway has awarded MARINTEK NOK 5.5 million to participate in a research project that aims to develop decision-making simulation software for marine lifting operations. Read more

  • Focus on reduced emissions

    30.11.2015 The shipping companies that are contributing to the Smart Maritime SFI have great hopes of this major research effort: they are anticipating solutions that will lead to reduced emissions from vessels. Read more