INSEAN

OUR TESTING FACILITY


  • INSEAN is a Research Institute active in the field of naval architecture and marine engineering within the frame of the National Research Council of Italy,” CNR”.


  • INSEAN has one of the largest hydrodynamic testing facilities in the world with their towing tank of 480 meter length.







INSEAN is a Research Institute active in the field of naval architecture and marine engineering within the frame of the National Research Council of Italy, CNR”, Established in 1927, and known since then as „Italian Ship Model Basin“, it is located in the south-west suburb of Rome. INSEAN permanently employs 117 people: 41 researchers and engineers, 60 technicians and 16 administration employees. The Institute runs test facilities that are an important infrastructure to support the technical and scientific development in the field. They are known worldwide for the size of their facilities, advanced measurement systems, and quality of their research.

INSEAN conducts basic research in the disciplines of naval architecture and marine engineering, with applications, among others, to the safe maritime transport and the reduction of risks to the ship and crew. Many research topics are aimed at areas of interest to the integrated European maritime policy: eco-sustainable transport, sea transport safety, innovative technologies for the shipbuilding industry, sustainable exploitation of the sea.

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