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MV Thémis: Hull Vane® retrofit improves OPV’s performance

CMN Shipyard in Cherbourg, France, conducted sea trials on the 13th June 2018 on the OPV Thémis from the French Coastguard (Affaires Maritimes). The patrol vessel received a hydrodynamic upgrade at the shipyard by retrofitting the patented Hull Vane®, an underwater...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Hull Vane® on new patrol vessel for Port of Rotterdam

Shipyard Kooiman recently started building a new 25-metre patrol vessel for the Rotterdam Port Authority. The vessel will be   delivered in the summer of 2017. The order followed a public tender process in which several shipbuilders competed with their designs.  The...

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Green4Sea interviews Hull Vane at SMM

During the last SMM in Hamburg, our booth was visited by the team from Green4Sea, the media platform bringing all the news about efficient and clean shipping through its website, newsletters and conferences. Mrs. Angela Chatzigeorgiou spoke with our sales director,...

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Hull Vane presents Blue Efficiency at SMM 2016

Save the date for 6-9 September as the SMM 2016 is taking place. At the leading international maritime trade fair in Hamburg, Hull Vane will present the patented energy saving device in a shared booth with Van Oossanen Fluid Dynamics The Hull Vane®, winner of the...

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New Jetten 65 has Hull Vane® for range and comfort

A new concept is born for owners that favour the aft cabin yachts, with the recent newbuild of the Jetten 65 by Jetten Shipyard. This new yacht design, featuring a Cor D. Rover design, focuses on the maximum sailing comfort featuring Van Oossanen’s Fast Displacement...

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Hull Vane exhibits at MAST, June 21-23, Amsterdam

Meet us June 21-23 at MAST Maritime/Air Systems & Technologies) Conference and exhibition 2016 in Amsterdam! With ‘NATO’s Naval Readiness to Respond to Emerging 21st Century Threats’ as a keynote topic, the tenth anniversary edition of MAST will take place under the...

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Hull Vane takes off in 2016

Hull Vane reports a successful first quarter of 2016, with three purchase orders for Hull Vanes® signed. The three Hull Vanes® are for newbuild vessels, which will be launched in this and the coming years. The company is also working on a number of other projects...

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Meet Hull Vane!

This is the calendar of the conferences and exhibitions we will attend in 2016.  We are looking forward to meeting you at one of these events. In case you have any questions, or want to arrange a meeting, please contact us. Green Ship Technology Conference (general),...

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Hull Vane wins Maritime Innovation Award 2015

This 2nd of November, the Dutch Maritime Awards Gala took place in a former submarine construction hall in the port of Rotterdam. During the event, the Maritime Innovation Award (MIA) was awarded to the best innovation in the Dutch maritime industry. This year, Hull...

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The Hull Vane® saves 12.5% on Holland Class OPVs

This was the question asked by the DMO (Defence Materiel Organisation) of the Royal Netherlands Navy. A CFD study was done to find the answer. Based on the operational speed profile and the power curve of the ship, it was determined that the most fuel is consumed per...

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