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HSVA News Archive

June 2017

ORIC and HSVA sign Long-Term Strategic Cooperation Agreement

In May 2017 the CIMC Ocean Engineering Design & Research Institute (ORIC) in Shanghai, China, and HSVA signed a Long-Term Strategic Cooperation Agreement.
With this agreement ORIC and HSVA continue and foster their cooperation, which started in the year 2010. Both partners look forward to join forces in the upcoming new projects.
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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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