Hull Form Optimisation

HydrOcean has set-up an efficient methodology enabling to optimise ship’s overall hydrodynamic efficiency, using full CFD evaluations and an inhouse parametric ship design software that includes hydrostatic, stability and architectural constraints.

Whether for new build or retrofit, optimisation of hull forms, appendages or propulsive devices can be performed on a large operational profile, representative of ship usage.

Optimisation studies are performed in few weeks, depending on the number of designs to be evaluated and operational profile, with access to unlimited number of inhouse CFD solver licences.

Ship optimisation can be performed in terms of resistance, propulsion, added resistance in waves, seakeeping, manoeuvrability, and propeller cavitation inception risks.