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Simon Mortensen Group Executive – Ports & Navigation at DHI Water and Environment


Mr Mortensen is DHI’s Global Executive for Ports and Navigation with more than 10 years’ of experience in management, model development and technical supervision of complex numerical modelling projects involving 2D and 3D hydrodynamics, wave mechanics, moored vessel interaction and sediment transport. His key areas of expertise include numerical modelling, non-linear wave mechanics, sediment transport, moored ship hydrodynamics, drifting vessel dynamics and computational fluid dynamics.

He is the lead developer of DHIs suite of numerical models for vessel response and has published several peer-reviewed papers on the subject. He is the architect behind a Large Drifting Vessel Forecast service for AMSA for which he recently was awarded an EA Top 50 Most Innovative Engineers award.

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