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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MTS Belize, the first of four projects

The fluvial tanker MTS Belize is the first of four projects in which VICUSdt has embarked. It is also our first project with the Dolderman shipyard. The work carried out consisted in the design and manufacture of the propulsion, propellers and hull optimized by CFD tools to achieve maximum efficiency. The sea trials, carried out […]

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Efficient propulsion for the 5th vessel of the series: “Dettmer Tank 130”

Following with the Dettmer Tank 120, 122, 126 and 128, the successful test of the Dettmer Tank 130 was recently carried out in which we were able to design and deliver very efficient, robust and low noise propellers. From VICUSdt we have designed the ship’s propellers using CFD tools. – We calculate the resistance at […]

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High efficient propellers onboard Panerai pushboat

The pushboat Panerai is now sailing in the Netherlands, as you can see in this video. VICUSdt designed and delivered the 1.7m diameter propellers, specially conceived to get the maximum energy efficiency and consequent fuel savings having the best performance. This is not the first time VICUSdt provides the propulsion for inland vessels in the […]

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Dettmer Tank 126 sails with VICUSdt propellers

This 85m length river tanker, constructed in Kladovo Shipyard and finished in Breko (Papendrecht), has been fitted with propellers designed and delivered by VICUSdt. These 3-blade propellers have been designed, using CFD tools, for assuring the best performance for this vessel. Main characteristics: Type: FPP Diameter: 1400 mm Number of blades: 3 In the last […]

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Low underwater radiated noise propellers for “Victor Angelescu”

The oceanographic vessel Victor Angelescu will be delivered in October to the argentinian fishing research and developement institute (Inidep). Due to the specific requirements of oceanographic vessels, propellers must comply with extremely severe noise restrictions. ICES 209 guidelines for acceptable upper thresholds of radiated noise for newly built fishery survey vessels, were to be regarded […]

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PropExpert: democratising propeller design

We would like to invite you to discover PropExpert, the propeller design tool that empowers naval architects with greater capabilities. HydroComp, a US-based company specialized in predictive software for naval architects and shipbuilders, has substantially re-tooled its PropElements software to make it easier for naval architects and specialists alike to analyze propellers iterations at later design stages. This latest […]

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CFL HUNTER LUNCHED IN NODOSA

This February, the longliner CFL Hunter -59.5m length and fishing area placed in Falkland Islands- has been launched. This vessel is fitted with diesel-electric propulsion, standing up for this technology that would allow to have an important fuel saving, operation flexibility and a silent running. VICUSdt has collaborated with Nodosa on this project in several […]

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VICUS PROPELLERS FOR RIVER TANKERS

Throughout this year, we have carried out several projects in The Netherlands with our local partner Berger Maritiem. Among them we could highlighted the delivery of several fixed pitch propellers that have been installed in inland navigation ships. Among them we can mention those that have been delivered to Gebr. Of Jonge and installed in […]

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EFFICIENT AND ADAPTED PROPELLER DESIGN FOR A DUTCH RIVER PUSHER.

VicusDT has earned an international reputation for customized designs and efficient propellers for a wide range of ships, and for their CFD studies and shape optimization of large vessels in the service of shipping. Our experience includes designs for all kinds of ships, from small fishing boats to merchant ships. Among our recent projects we […]

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