Aim: The optimisation of a new Platform Supply Vessel hull for a Dutch shipping company on the 10 knots speed range in light and heavy displacement condition. This optimisation was carried out in 2013 for the Dutch shipping company Vroon under the banner “ShipOpt”, a successful joint venture between Rodrigo Azcueta of Cape Horn EngineeringRead more
The Barcelona Yacht Design Group requested Cape Horn Engineering to analyse the resistance of the new 12m Monorquin motor yacht by means of state-of-the-art CFD simulations. In this particular case study 4 different hull shapes were investigated at the full range of operational speeds. For these virtual towing tank tests the hull is free toRead more
Cape Horn Engineering has established experience in evaluating the flow path of exhaust vents at luxury private yachts. The positioning of engine room ventilation vents, main engine exhaust pipes or generator exhaust pipes has to allow the for the exhaust smoke to be directed away from deck areas where passenger may enjoy the yacht from.Read more
Aim: Optimisation of the hull for a new operational speed profile and on the design draught. Changes in the hull were only permitted within certain boundaries at stern and bow, according to constraints given by the shipyard. This optimisation was carried out in 2013, for a well-known European cruise liner shipyard under the banner “ShipOpt”,Read more
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