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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. MARINTEK’s headquarters and laboratories are in Trondheim, Norway, with subsidiary in Houston, Texas.


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


Better understanding of wave dynamics will make shipping greener

New UTC contract signed

22.05.2015 Ships will increasingly be built of composite materials in the future, making them more efficient and thus producing fewer emissions. And not least, vessels will be propelled with ... Read more

  • Hybrid vessels will soon be on the market

    19.05.2015 ABB is convinced that vessels fitted with hybrid main propulsion machinery are the future, and the company expects to sign its first contract in the course of the year. The company is currently testing the technology in a hypermodern hybrid ... Read more

  • The Ocean Space Centre must be built

    11.05.2015 Torbjørn Røe Isaksen, the Norwegian Minister of Research and Education, promised greater funding for his sector, emphasising that the Ocean Space Centre needs to be built to enable us to tackle theimportant challenges facing society. Read more