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30 August 2022

Gabriel Weymouth appointed professor of Ship Hydromechanics

Gabriel Weymouth appointed professor of Ship Hydromechanics

Gabriel Weymouth has been appointed Professor of Ship Hydromechanics at the department of Maritime and Transport Technology as of 1st of September. Weymouth's research focuses on the development of fast, accurate, and robust computational fluid dynamic predictions and application of those techniques to the marine and maritime environment.

21 June 2022

New TU Delft cavitation tunnel should enhance vessel efficiency and reduce disturbance

New TU Delft cavitation tunnel should enhance vessel efficiency and reduce disturbance

This week the new cavitation tunnel will be opened at TU Delft. The research in this facility, officially called the Multi Phase Flow Tunnel (MPFT), largely focuses on two topics: the problem of cavitation in vessel propellers, on the one hand, and the potential of air lubrication in vessels, on the other.

16 June 2022

Carey Walters in various media

02 June 2022

Rudy Negenborn in various media

30 May 2022

NWO Perspectief Award for Project using Ammonia as Fuel for Heavy Transport

NWO Perspectief Award for Project using Ammonia as Fuel for Heavy Transport

The world badly needs alternatives to fossil fuels that produce large amounts of carbon dioxide, which drive global climate change. One promising alternative is ammonia, which by combining Fuel Cell and Internal Combustion Engine technologies could be used to fuel large ships and heavy road transport.

07 February 2022

Hans Hopman in various media

13 December 2021

Klaas Visser in various media

It looks like an old-fashioned steamboat with two tall chimneys. In reality, the 154-meter-long cargo ship SC Connector - with modern wind-powered propulsion - sails into the port of Rotterdam. "An important development."

09 December 2021

TU Delft to help green the maritime sector with SH2IPDRIVE

TU Delft to help green the maritime sector with SH2IPDRIVE

Twenty-five companies and knowledge institutes in the maritime industry have joined forces in SH2IPDRIVE: Sustainable Hydrogen Integrated Propulsion Drives. In this innovation programme, they will work together to make hydrogen shipping a reality.

30 November 2021

Mud research requires multidisciplinary approach

Mud research requires multidisciplinary approach

Mudnet, the Delft-based multidisciplinary team consisting of marine and civil engineers researching the properties of mud, won the NWO ‘Team Science Award’ this week. The team was praised for using a great diversity of expertise in subject.

11 November 2021

Peter Wellens in various media

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