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Short Specialist Courses delivered in Glasgow for the VENTuRE Team

Short specialist courses were organised in June 2022. The aim of these activities was to exchange academic knowledge and experience to enhance proficiency in experimentation and numerical analysis in the field of maritime engineering. On this occasion, three laboratory staff from UM followed training sessions in the experimental facilities of the Naval Architecture, Ocean, and…
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VENTuRE Partners visit the University of Strathclyde

As part of the European project, H2020 VENTuRE (a Virtual and physical ExperimeNtal Towing centre for the design of energy Efficient sea-faring vessels, EU Grant: #856887), academics, technicians, researchers, and students from the L-Università ta’ Malta (UM, Malta) and the Università di Genova (UNIGE, Italy), as well as industrial partners from the company Naval Architectural…
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VENTuRE Partner NAS opens an office branch in the French Riviera, Antibes

NAS Ltd, VENTuRE’s industrial partner opens a new branch in the French Riviera, Antibes, and hosted and attended various meetings and exhibition showcasing the VENTuRE project.

VENTuRE joint publications presented in the NAV2022 conference

VENTuRE team member from the University of Malta, Naval Architectural Services Ltd, NAS, and University of Genova, Prof. Claire De Marco, Dr Kurt Mizzi, Ms Mariana Zammit Munro, Mr Alessandro Taylor, Prof. Massimo Figari, Dr Michele Martelli, Dr Diego Villa, Dr Silvia Donnarumma and Dr Raphael Zaccone attended the NAV2022 – 20th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON…
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VENTuRE attends the 41st International Conference on Ocean, Offshore & Arctic Engineering (OMAE)

The VENTuRE team members from the University of Malta, Prof. Claire De Marco, Prof Tonio Sant, and Dr Mitchell Borg, and Dr Guiliano Vernengo from the University of Genoa attended OMAE2022 – 41st International Conference on Ocean, Offshore, and Arctic Engineering – held in Hamburg, Germany from 6th to 9th June 2022. The conference covered…
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VENTuRE joint publication presented at the MARTECH2022 conference

Prof. Claire De Marco and Ms Diane Scicluna attended the International Conference in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering (MARTECH2022) conference in Lisbon, Portugal 24 – 26 May 2022. Ms Scicluna presented her paper entitled  “Modelling the Hydrostatic Stability Characteristics of a Self-Aligning Floating Offshore Wind Turbine” as part of her M.Sc. by Research in Mechanical Engineering…
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VENTuRE journal paper: Numerical Investigation of Depth-Varying Currents on Ship Hydrodynamics in Confined Water – International Journal of Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering

Check out our latest VENTuRE journal publication. ABSTRACT: Vessels can operate in unpredictable environments depending on the geographical area and weather conditions. One example of conditions a vessel might not be assessed against is the presence of depth-varying currents, which are particularly relevant in confined waters where currents can be created due to tidal influences,…
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H2020 VENTuRE Project National Networking Event Video

Check out the official video for the National Networking event that was held this May:

RINA/IMarEST Technical Presentation: Harnessing Energy from Oceans

On the 19th of May 2022, Prof. Atilla Incecik gave a RINA/IMarEST presentation describing primary energy consumption by fuel types, where the locations of global deep-water oil and gas reserves were illustrated, discussing different types of oil and gas exploration and production platforms and their design principles. Held within the Faculty of Engineering at the…
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H2020 VENTuRE Twinning Project National Networking and Brokerage Event

A national networking and brokerage event was organised in Malta on 18 May 2022, as part of the ongoing H2020 Twinning project VENTuRE (a Virtual and physical ExperimentNtal Towing centre for the design of energy Efficient sea faring vessels). The project has the primary aim to increase scientific excellence, research, and innovation capacities and profiles of the…
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