The Hamburg Ship Model Basin

Setting the Standard in Ship Optimisation

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Our Facilities

HSVA's facilities have been continuosly expanded and improved. Today's testing facilities were completed with the large cavitation tunnel HYKAT in 1989. Unique features of HSVA are the Computerized Planar Motion Carriage (CMPC) which guaranties unsurpassed precision in model maneouvring, the Large Ice Tank and the HYKAT.

HSVA'S TESTING FACILITIES

Facilities Map

Large Towing Tank HYKAT Ice Tank Cavitation Tunnels Arctic Environmental Test Basin Small Towing Tank Computer Cluster Large Towing Tank HYKAT Ice Tank Cavitation Tunnels Arctic Environmental Test Basin Small Towing Tank Computer Cluster