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Afdeling Maritieme Techniek Universiteit Gent
Shallow Water

Knowledge Centre


Knowledge Centre shallow water In May 2008, the Knowledge Centre Manoeuvring in Shallow and Confined Water was established. It has as objective to collect and record the scientific and experience-based knowledge concerning the behaviour of vessels in shallow or confined waterways, to expand this and to keep this knowledge available, in support of the admittance policy and the development of the waterways for vessels bound for Flemish ports and inland shipping. The organization of the Knowledge Centre is that of a co-operation between Flanders Hydraulics Research and the Maritime Technology Division of Ghent University