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    through testing and verification

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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


New and more effective model test

New and more effective model test

09.11.2015 A series of model tests of a floating wind-turbine using a completely new method has recently been carried out in MARINTEK's ocean laboratory. Read more

  • MARINTEK takes part in NRKs live event

    27.10.2015 650,000 listeners followed MARINTEK's participation in "The Office Games" on NRK's programme "Norgesglasset". Erin Elizabeth Bachynski and Arnt Christian Wolden, the fastest competitors from our staff, put in an impressive performance in the "60 ... Read more

  • TEKNA wants the Ocean Space Centre to be launched sooner

    05.10.2015 TEKNA fully supports the realisation of the Ocean Space Centre in Trondheim. The launch of OSC is the first point in the organisation's industrial policy package, which was presented on October 1.   Read more