Tag: <span>CFD</span>

Windship Technology powers zero emission ship design
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Windship Technology powers zero emission ship design

British company Windship Technology has confirmed the findings from the Wolfson Unit of the University of Southampton following a detailed study into its innovative and patented triple wing rig. After extensive testing and VPP work conducted at the Wolfson Unit and further Computational Fluid Dynamics and aerodynamic performance optimisation conducted by Cape Horn Engineering, it...

CFD indicates fuel savings of 24 per cent possible with bulbous bow retrofit
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CFD indicates fuel savings of 24 per cent possible with bulbous bow retrofit

Swiss shipowner CGN commissioned a ship optimisation study by means of Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) software on its 2008-built 30m passenger vessel Valais to determine the potential fuel saving benefits of energy saving devices on smaller vessel. The results indicate a fuel saving of 24 per cent is possible.  CGN, which operates a fleet of...

SCHOTTEL injects further investment into CFD
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SCHOTTEL injects further investment into CFD

German propulsion manufacturer SCHOTTEL is making investments in the six-digit euro range into computational fluid dynamics (CFD) to further understand the complex physical processes in products’ flow behaviour. Findings from CFD simulations can be used to optimise propulsion solutions. Manfred Heer, vice president technology at SCHOTTEL explains further. “At SCHOTTEL, CFD simulations have been an...

Chartwell Marine wins design contract for hybrid catamaran
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Chartwell Marine wins design contract for hybrid catamaran

Vessel designer Chartwell Marine has been selected to design and specify build for a US hybrid vessel that will meet EPA Tier 4 emission standards, with the aim to benchmark vessel operators and boat builders in the US and further afield. Pressure to adapt to international regulations on emissions and the availability of new technologies...