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HSVA News Archive

May 2020

HOLISHIP Promotional Video on YouTube

The HOLISHIP Project has released its first public video
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March 2020

Ship Safety in EU Project FLARE

The construction of the model of a damaged RoPaX ship for the EU research project FLARE (Flooding Accident Response) has started in HSVA.
The thin walled ship shell needed for damage stability studies, in which some internal compartments will be flooded, is manufactured of a new sustainable Natural Fiber Composite (NFC) instead of the classical Glass Fiber Reinforced Plastic (GFRP/GFK) often used in such models.
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February 2020


The German National R&D project AERONAUT has successfully installed the prototype wind deflecting spoilers on board
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February 2020

HSVA as part of MOSAiC

In fall 2019 the biggest arctic expedition of all times has started
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