Entries by Dr.-Ing. Volkmar Wasmansdorff


Excellent STG “Ship Efficiency” Conference, Hamburg, 25/26 Sept. 2023

Hamburg based STG held an excellent conference with the topic “Ship Efficiency” (25/26 Sept. 2023). QUOTE The Schiffbautechnische Gesellschaft – STG – (The German Society for Maritime Technology) is a network and a knowledge platform for maritime technology. The core of the STG is the technical and scientific progress in ship technology and ship operation. […]

Power savings for your main engine? More than minus 6% for various ship types without ESD!

Collection of AFT OPT patents and class & flag state certificates (extract only) What else do you need to catch up with your competitors? Main engine power savings lead to overproportional fuel savings in combination with savings for CO2-emission certificates. AFT OPT is a specific CFD driven hull line modification with positive impact on propeller, […]

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HANSA SMM 2022 report: AFT OPT

Rethink Shipbuilding for the Sake of the Environment; Ship design innovation AFT OPT generates substantial fuel savings   Abstract: AFT OPT is an innovative proven design approach to generate fuel savings of more than 5% for ship newbuildings. The technology has been applied to optimize a container vessel (at SVA Vienna) and a bulk carrier […]

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THE BEST is not good enough – SOLUTION for 2030, EEDI-3 and CII With the innovative aft ship design “AFT OPT” and our holistic full hydromechanical and hydrodynamical optimisation, it is possible to achieve significant fuel savings and emission reduction for ship newbuildings at virtually no additional cost.  Economical, ecological and competitive advantages are obvious. […]

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Saving OPEX with “AFT OPT” TECHNOLOGY and fulfill EEDI-3 and CII

MOVENA offers qualified clients a unique ship newbuilding design service in joint cooperation with our technology partner “LR Shipdesign AG“. The “Patented Lindinger Hull” optimisation considers previously widely neglected hydro-dynamical and hydro-mechanical effects with an own software tool for CFD integration. The technology was developped originally based on aerodynamical analysis of aircraft wing systems (surface […]

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A Passenger Vessel in the Box

MOVENA KOREA proudly signed the following new contracts for 2019: Technical support for a 1,200 pax passenger vessel newbuilding for TANZANIA (Lake Victoria), design of propulsion shafting and rudder system, procurement specification, material/components inspections etc. Korean GAS Entec is the main contractor for this investment. The newbuilding shall enable travel of passengers at Lake Victoria, […]