This article describes how the use of a shrouded rotating propeller, installed on a VLCC, may reduce vibration, while at the same time increasing maneuverability and propulsive efficiency. The author explains how these three related problems can be solved by using a shrouded propeller, and the fuel savings which can be realized through the use of this type of propulsion equipment.

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    Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation

    P.O. Box 350
    Bristol, CT  United States  06010
  • Authors:
    • Wood, J N
  • Publication Date: 1975-7

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 30-31
  • Serial:
    • Marine Engineering/Log
    • Volume: 80
    • Issue Number: 8
    • Publisher: New York: Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corp.
    • ISSN: 0732-5460

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00125972
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Maritime Research Center, Kings Point
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 18 1975 12:00AM