RPA 8 shows exceptional efficiency at river trials

RPA 8 shows exceptional efficiency at river trials

Shipyard Kooiman conducted river trials this week on the RPA 8, the new patrol vessel of the Port of Rotterdam. The 25 m boat marks a big step in naval architecture for such vessels, combining Van Oossanen Naval Architects’ Fast Displacement Hull Form (FDHF) with an...
Hull Vane present at Europort Maritime in Rotterdam

Hull Vane present at Europort Maritime in Rotterdam

Save the date for 7-10 November as Europort Maritime 2017 will be taking place in Rotterdam! Hull Vane will be present in Hall 8 in a shared booth with Van Oossanen’s Fluid Dynamics department, making a statement of Blue Efficiency in ship design. Hull Vane will...
New Hull Vane® paper on OPV presented at FAST2017

New Hull Vane® paper on OPV presented at FAST2017

Hull Vane will present a new paper at the FAST Conference 27-29 September in Nantes, France. Visitors of the Defence and Security Event DSEI will get a sneak preview. The paper compares the performance of a naval ship with an appended Hull Vane®, and an integrated...
Hull Vane® receives RINA Maritime Innovation Award

Hull Vane® receives RINA Maritime Innovation Award

The 2016 Maritime Innovation Award from the Royal Institution of Naval Architects was awarded today to the patented energy saving and seakeeping device Hull Vane®, which uses a hydrofoil to reduce the resistance of relatively fast displacement ships. The inventor of...
IMO settles date for  global use of low-sulphur fuels

IMO settles date for global use of low-sulphur fuels

2016 was a good year for Hull Vane, but it’s already certain that 2017 will be even better. Our sales in the first quarter of 2017 exceeded those for all 2016. A lot has happened globally which has revived the interest in energy saving devices. The IMO settled the...