HYDROCOMP NEWS. NEW FEATURES

HydroComp is a leader in hydrodynamic software and services for resistance and propulsion prediction and propeller sizing and design, serving naval architects, ship builders, vessel owners and operators, propeller designers and builders. VICUSdt acts as the HydroComp company’s software dealer in Europe. The main office, in Spain, is staffed by a fleet of naval architects, […]

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DISTRIBUTION AGREEMENT IN TURKEY

Since last February, VICUSdt has a new partner for international distribution in Turkey for fixed pitch propellers and complete propulsion packages. This agreement increases the Vicus position in the Turkish shipbuilding market. Bulutlu Marine is a Turkish company dedicated to the representation of foreign companies in the Turkish market, as well as consulting services for […]

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7.0 M PROPELLER 3D LASER SCAN

2016 began with an interesting project for VICUSdt. We carried out a 3D laser scan of a fixed pitch propeller of a panamax bulkcarrier while the ship was drydocked. In this case, one of the blades of this 7 meter diameter fix propeller was damaged, there was not much information on the propeller geometry and […]

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NODOSA 282 LONGLINER

In Nodosa Shipyard, the design, construction and repair of fishing vessels is one of his potential markets, both for high seas and coast ships. Nodosa Shipyard has built different kinds of fishing vessels, including tuna vessels, longliner, trawler… For the longliner newbuilding 282, Nodosa has selected Vicusdt for different hydrodynamic analysis, the supply of propeller […]

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VICUSdt ENGINEERING EXCELLENCE

VICUSdt Overview VICUSdt is specialized on ship hydrodynamics and propulsion, being able to deliver complete propulsion packages for every type of ship. We are especially skilled in computer simulations of all kinds of fluid dynamics processes and structures, including fluid-structure interaction, heat transfer, structural analysis, vibrations, etc. In the fields of hydrodynamics, VICUSdt has an […]

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MERCHANT VESSELS COMING

More merchant vessel looking for improvements with VICUS during 2015 This year VICUSdt keep working on many different projects with several European shipowners for improving the performance of their container and multipurpose cargo vessels. These projects typically include an analysis of the existing ship, sea trials, performance analysis with CFD and support for retrofitting engineering. […]

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ANOTHER LOW NOISE PROPELLER DESIGNED BY VICUSdt

VICUSdt designs the low noise propeller for the new oceanographic research vessel for the Institute of Marine Research from Norway. The 74.5 m length ship, designed by Skipsteknisk,  is currently being built at the Gondan shipyard in Spain. Our partner Baliño SA from Vigo was awarded the design and manufacturing of the complete shafting system, […]

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COOPERATION WITH ZF ITALY

VICUSdt successfully completed a project in cooperation with ZF Italy for the retrofitting of a patrol boat with a hybrid propulsion. VICUS scope included the ship powering prediction, detailed propeller design with CFD and supply of 2 CuNiAl propellers for the 2 x 1765 kW propulsion plant. The ship was retrofitted from an old CP propulsion […]

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