Innovative vortex-induced vibration test rig launched
SINTEF has designed and manufactured the test rig that mainly will be used for full scale vortex-induced vibrations (VIV) testing of risers and other type of cylindrical structures.
Updated handbook on design and operation of flexible pipes
In this edition of the handbook, it is extended to include experience from the operation of flexible pipes as well as updates on methods and technology in the years since the first edition of the handbook.
SINTEF Ocean – merging SINTEF's marine research into one institute
SINTEF is merging its ocean research activities into one new institute, called SINTEF Ocean. The ambition is to strengthen our position as a world-leader in the fields of marine technology and biomarine research.
Aquaculture industry needs innovative thinking
Industry, biologists and engineers will need to cooperate more closely if Norway is to maintain its position as a leading marine nation.
The Ocean Laboratory floor gets an upgrade
The biggest diving operation ever undertaken at MARINTEK has just come to an end. Forty people participated in upgrading the movable floor of the Ocean Laboratory.
Gender quotas are still necessary
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 agreement that quotas are a useful measure for getting women into top positions.
Better understanding of wave dynamics will make shipping greener
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 the aid of wave energy.
The Ocean Space Centre must be built
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.
Ship Model Tank 75 years
One hundred and ten guests, including leading experts from Canada, Japan, Germany, China, Australia and the UK. Top managers from Europe’s other leading ship model tanks. Directors, professors, ship-owners and politicians. All of them had gathered in Trondheim just before last weekend to congratulate the 75-year-old Ship Model Tank, which was lauded as a maritime R & D landmark.