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  • October 10, 2016
Sleeptank II

Second towing tank in Flanders

We are very pleased to announce that the Flemish Government has decided to invest 30.7  million euros to construct a new maritime research centre in Ostend. The research centre will include a shallow water towing tank and a wave basin.
nieuwsrbrief
  • August 29, 2016

27th Newsletter Knowledge Centre Manoeuvring in Shallow and Confined Water

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numerical analysis
  • December 7, 2015

23rd Newsletter Knowledge Centre Manoeuvring in Shallow and Confined Water

This newsletter aims to consolidate, extend and disseminate knowledge on the behaviour of ships in shallow and confined water.
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  • June 9, 2015

New website

Today Flanders Hydraulics Research presents his brand new website. The website has undergone a complete makeover with lots of useful features and a highly improved navigation.
breaking logs
  • April 13, 2016

Research on the influence of breaking logs on the flow pattern in locks with (filling) openings in the lock gate

Locks are key-structures for the accessibility of ports and navigable waterways. Different systems exist for filling and emptying of the lock chamber. For locks with a high head between the upstream and downstream reservoir mostly long culverts, short culverts bypassing the lock gates or culverts with openings in the bottom of the lock chamber are considered...
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  • June 29, 2015

22nd Newsletter Knowledge Centre Manoeuvring in Shallow and Confined Water

This newsletter aims to consolidate, extend and disseminate knowledge on the behaviour of ships in shallow and confined water.
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  • June 9, 2015

Accessibility study MSC New York

On 10 December 2014, the MSC New York arrived in the Port of Antwerp. With a length of 399 m and a beam of 54 m, it is the largest ship ever to pass through the Berendrecht lock, which in itself is the largest lock in the world at present. The arrival was preceded by a study executed at Flanders Hydraulics Research in cooperation with the Flemish pilotage and the Common Nautical Authority.
bank effects
  • February 22, 2016

24th Newsletter Knowledge Centre Manoeuvring in Shallow and Confined Water

This newsletter aims to consolidate, extend and disseminate knowledge on the behaviour of ships in shallow and confined water.
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  • June 9, 2015

21st newsletter Knowledge Centre Manoeuvring in Shallow and Confined Water

This newsletter aims to consolidate, extend and disseminate knowledge on the behaviour of ships in shallow and confined water.
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