Interview to our manager Adrian Sarasquete

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Interview to our manager Adrian Sarasquete

Our HydroComp partners interviewed VICUSdt Manager Adrian Sarasquete and talked about his professional history and the long relationship between the two companies. Full interview here: An iberian connection Adrian Sarasquete’s history with HydroComp began when he met Managing Director Jill Aaron at an exhibition in Amsterdam sixteen years ago. So began a long-lasting relationship. Adrian […]

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Webinar: rudder desing

Rudders are a vital piece of our vessel’s operational equipment, but what determines the best type of rudder to use? How do we ensure that the rudder and propeller function well together? Can we use analytical and CFD tools to optimize a design? Find out in our next webinar, with Don MacPherson (HydroComp) and Adrian […]

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We reached our 100th propeller

We have delivered our 100th propeller! This is a pair of propellers with a diameter 1.75m @1029kW and four blades for the freighter Gavialis owned by the Dutch shipping company Gavialis Scheepvaart BV. After collecting the required data on one of the ship´s drydocking, the new propellers were optimized for the ship´s service condition using […]

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PropCad 2020: Improved Program Stability and Speed

HydroComp 2020

PropCad 2020 is industry leading software for the geometric design of marine propellers. PropCad automatically prepares 2D drawings, 3D CAD models, and much more. Improved Program Stability and Speed All HydroComp 2020 products have been upgraded with a new internal code-and-control set. This has increased the speed and stability of the program across existing Window’s […]

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A new dive support vessel of the French Navy sails with propellers designed by VICUSdt

Our client, iXblue, delivered the second hybrid dive support vessel for the French Navy, VICUSdt carried out the design and supply of the propellers and nozzles. The design of the propellers and nozzles has been made by CFD, paying special attention to the efficiency at the speed of 10 knots and silent operation. The nozzle […]

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