MARIN is a globally recognised top institute for maritime research. Our mission is 'Better Ships, Blue Oceans': we stand for clean, smart and safe shipping and sustainable use of the sea. We do this as an independent knowledge partner for the maritime sector, government and society.

Experience in the US

MARIN operates US offices since 1998 from Houston Texas and from the Chesapeake Bay area. Both offices act as a bridge to our knowledge centre by connecting US clients to the experts in the Netherlands. The offices also provides local client support, third party verifications work and design optimization studies. MARIN USA recently completed a NOWRDC study on comparative operability of floating feeder solutions (see The Houston offices also includes a Bridge simulator facility to assist our clients with Port development, Approach manoeuvres and Wind turbine installations.