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Ship resistance, Propulsion and Hull Design

Ship resistance, Propulsion and Hull Design

SINTEF Ocean is dedicated to assist our clients in the fields of ship resistance, propulsion and hull design. Assistance is provided through research, numerical analysis, model- and full-scale verification as well as design assistance.

Highly skilled researchers use advanced laboratories and numerical tools to provide best quality and independent services to our clients. We assist our clients with long term experience gathered since 1939. 

Our clients are typically ship and propeller designers, ship owners, shipyards, navies, offshore operators and energy companies. 

Typical projects are related to performance prediction and optimisation of ship hulls and propulsions through model testing in our laboratories, sea trials in full scale as well as CFD analysis. 

  • Laboratories
    • Towing tank
    • Cavitation tunnel
    • Ocean basin
  • Skills
    • Sea trials
    • CFD analysis
    • Numerical analysis (ShipX)


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+47 411 05 297