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Tag: ship propulsion

Wärtsilä to equip two new RoRo vessels

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Wärtsilä said that it has been awarded a contract to supply controllable pitch propellers and Power Take Off / Power Take Home shaft generator systems, for two new RoRo vessels being built at the Uljanik shipyard, in Croatia and ordered by the Luxembourg based operator, CLdN Ro-Ro SA. There is an option for an additional two vessels.

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MOL upgrades propellers to improve energy saving

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MOL announced that its group company MOL Techno-Trade, Ltd. will start selling an upgraded version of its energy-saving Propeller Boss Cap Fins. The company said that tests of the new type PBCF on vessels in service confirmed an energy savings of around 5% compared to sister vessels not equipped with PBCF.

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Green shipping practices discussed in 2017 P&E Conference

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Taking place between the 10th-11th May in Hamburg, the Motorship 39th Propulsion & Emissions Conference offered insight into the latest developments within engine and propeller design, as well as maintenance. The programme featured technical presentations, case studies and panel discussions, as well as interaction with the speakers directly though the P&E App.

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How to sculpt an asymmetric stern

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DNV GL announced that innovative computer technology and modelling techniques are helping revive the old idea of twisting the stern section of the hull, to optimize flow and save fuel. As high-fidelity computational fluid dynamics provides the toolset for designing complex shapes efficiently, the company developed a formal parametric optimization procedure, to make the design optimization more efficient.

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How ISO 19030 boosts hull performance

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As ship owners and operators work to improve their fleet and hull performance, and reduce their fuel bills and emissions, the industry welcomes new ISO 19030 standard for measurement of changes in hull and propeller performance, Jotun announced. In cooperation with DNV GL, the company hosted several seminars, to raise awareness on the new standard.

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Hybrid ship propeller revealed

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The Port of Rotterdam’s Additive Manufacturing Fieldlab (RAMLAB) and Autodesk have created a ship propeller made using a hybrid manufacturing process, combining wire and arc additive manufacturing, using industrial robotic arms and subtractive machining and grinding techniques.

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