Nine short items comprise this feature on propulsion and maneuvering. The main pieces are: "Research and Development of Propeller Boss Cap Fins";"Shaft Torsionmeter from EEL Limited";"KaMeWa-Seapacer for Voyage Optimisation," describing a computerized control system for automatically adjusting engine output to meet a set limit on fuel consumption; "A Revolutionary Hull Design and Propulsion Configuration," describing a concept that uses ducts along the hull of a vessel with tractor propellers forward and that is claimed to reduce the power requirement by 50%; "Joystick Control to DP System," discussing the new DYPOS 880 J joystick control introduced by a Finnish firm for use with dynamic positioning systems; and "Cyclo Propulsion on Sea Trials," about the successful trials, in a cruise ship installation, of an electric drive system incorporating the Cyclo concept developed by ABB Stromberg Drives.

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    • Journal article
  • Publication Date: 1989-12

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  • Accession Number: 00659470
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Maritime Technical Information Facility
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 21 1994 12:00AM