Research Unit

Maritime Technology Division

01 October 2008 → Ongoing
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Research disciplines
  • Engineering and technology
    • Hydrodynamics
    • Hydrostatics
    • Marine arrangements, structure and construction
    • Marine engineering not elsewehere classified
The Maritime Technology Division is één of the units of the department of Civil Engineering. The mission of the Maritime Technology Division is to: - Provide an academic education regarding the design, construction, propulsion, functioning and maintaining of marine structures as ships, offshore constructions or other floating devices (aquaculture, PV-panels,...) - Perform fundamental and applied scientific research in the maritime field, especially regarding the hydrodynamics of vessels and otherfloating constructions - Carry out scientific studies for and in collaboration with enterprises and public services in the maritime field (e.g. ports, governmental institutes, ship owners, engineering companies) - With these activities the Division wants to support the (Belgian) maritime industry by consolidating, expanding and distributing relevant technical and scientific knowledge.