Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research
Royal Netherlands
Institute for Sea Research

Ir. Marck Smit

Business Development Manager
Phone number
+31 (0)222 36 9308
General Support (GES)
Business Development Manager

Linked news

Thursday 23 September 2021
New, innovative equipment for national marine research
Under the leadership of the Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ), a large consortium of national marine research and education institutes has been focusing, over the past few years, on the now necessary replacement of the national…
Tuesday 09 February 2021
Autonomous measurements of the marine carbon cycle in the North Sea
A consortium of Fugro, NIOZ and two partner companies has been granted EUR 3.3 million by the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) for the RoboDock project.
Friday 04 September 2020
Importance of science-based data in an exploration of deep-sea mining
The wrap-up of the ‘Blue Nodules’ project shows the importance of science-based data in the much-debated exploration of deep-sea mining. In this EU-funded project on deep-sea mining, scientific data supports engineers in the development and…
Tuesday 23 October 2018
Research Vessel Technicians Meet their Peers at Woods Hole Oceanographic
Research Vessel Marine Technicians from all over the world gathered in Woods Hole, MA, USA, on 16-18 October for their biannual Inmartech 2018 conference. Organised by the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), the conference was the largest to…
Friday 31 August 2018
First field trials of seabed mining project Blue Nodules successful
During a two-week trial cruise in the Gulf of Malaga on board the Spanish research vessel Sarmiento de Gamboa, technical performance and environmental effects of the mining crawler Apollo II built by IHC Mining have been successfully tested.
Thursday 08 June 2017
Successful Sea Acceptance Tests of NIOZ High Pressure Samplers for India
Last week the NIOZ deep ocean High Pressure Sampling system has successfully performed Sea Acceptance Tests on board of the Indian research vessel Sagar Nidhi.
Thursday 16 March 2017
Sea Acceptance Test Confirms Quality of NIOZ ‘Pristine’ Ultra Clean CTD
In March 2017, a Sea Acceptance Test (SAT) of the ‘Pristine’ Ultra Clean CTD-system (UCC) was successfully carried out on board of the South Korean research vessel ‘Isabu’, sailing from Guam in the Pacific Ocean near the Mariana-trench. This system…
Wednesday 11 January 2017
Successful acceptance test of high pressure samplers for India
A delegation of the National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT) visited NIOZ for performing Acceptance Tests for their new NIOZ High Pressure Sampling system. All the tests were performed successfully.

NIOZ publications

  • 2019
    Ponsoni, L.; Nichols, C.; Buatois, A.; Kenkhuis, J.; Schmidt, C.; de Haas, P.; Ober, S.; Smit, M.; Nauw, J.J. (2019). Deployment of a floating tidal energy plant in the Marsdiep inlet: resource assessment, environmental characterization and power output. J. Mar. Sci. Technol. 24(3): 830–845.
    van Wijk, J.M.; Haalboom, S.; de Hoog, E.; de Stigter, H.; Smit, M. (2019). Impact fragmentation of polymetallic nodules under deep ocean pressure conditions. Minerals Engineering 134: 250-260.
  • 2018
    Noor, L.H.W.; van der Kroef, D.A.; Wattam, D.; Pinnock, M.; van Rossum, R.; Smit, M.G.; Brussaard, C.P.D. (2018). Innovative transportable laboratories for polar science. Polar Rec. 54(1): 18-28.
  • 2016
    Ponsoni, L.; Nauw, J.J.; Smit, M.; Ober, S.; Nichols, C.; Kenkhuis, J.; Schmidt, C.; Buatois, A.; de Haas, P. (2016). Waddenfonds Tidal Texel Demonstration project. BlueTEC Texel Tidal Project: Environmental measurement and performance analysis. NIOZ-rapport, 2016(3). NIOZ: Texel. 25 pp.
    Smit, M. (2016). Tidal Energy Fish Impact: Method development to determine the impact of open water tidal energy converters on fish. NIOZ: Den Burg. 28 pp.
  • 2015
    Rijkenberg, M.J.; de Baar, H.J.W.; Bakker, K.; Gerringa, L.J.A.; Keijzer, E.; Laan, M.; Laan, P.; Middag, R.; Ober, S.; van Ooijen, J.; Ossebaar, S.; van Weerlee, E.M.; Smit, M. (2015). “PRISTINE”, a new high volume sampler for ultraclean sampling of trace metals and isotopes. Mar. Chem. 177(Part 3): 501–509.
  • 2014
    Lavaleye, M.S.S.; Morales, F.L.; Duineveld, G.C.A.; Verichev, S.; de Jong, A.; Boomsma, W.; Smit, M. (2014). MIIP Project: DEEP CORR ON SITE Study of deep sea corrosion near hydrothermal vents.Deployment of 5 x 37 construction materials for in-situ long-term exposure. NIOZ-rapport, 2014(5). NIOZ: Texel. 66 pp.

Linked projects

BLUE Harvesting
Henko de Stigter
European Community
Project duration
1 Apr 2019 - 31 Mar 2022
Tidal Energy Fish Impact
Marck Smit
Stichting Nederland Maritiem Land
Project duration
1 Mar 2016 - 31 Dec 2016