The Hamburg Ship Model Basin

Setting the Standard in Ship Optimisation

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HSVA News Archive

May 2017

ProEis free-of-charge Workshop

On September 26th, 2017 a free-of-charge workshop on ship efficiency depending on ship and propeller design of ice-going ships will take place in the course of the German funded research project ProEis – “Influence of the ship’s hull design on the propulsion efficiency and the loads on the propeller influenced by ice” at the Empire River Side Hotel in Hamburg.
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November 2016

Cooperation with MARIC

On the 5th of September Prof. Xing Wenhua, the president of MARIC and acting president of SSNAOE visited HSVA
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November 2016

Kick-Off for AERONAUT

In October 2016 the national research project AERONAUT started at HSVA. The 3 year project will develop aerodynamic appliances and optimise the air flow around the superstructure of ships. The aim of AERONAUT is a significant reduction of the wind resistance of ships in order to reduce the fuel consumption and greenhouse gas emissions.
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October 2016

Fully Automated Measuring in HSVA's Old Medium Tunnel

HSVA’s medium cavitation tunnel – dating back to the 1960s – has recently been combined with an automated tunnel control system, enabling the facility to run huge measuring cam-paigns fully unmanned.
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