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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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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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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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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