A new tunnel thruster development is described which has an increased length-to-diameter ratio while at the same time the propeller tip speed has been reduced to provide the combined benefits of less vibration and the possibility of fitting the thruster in narrower hull sections.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Vision, n 7, Winter 1995, p 18 [2 p, 1 fig]
  • Publication Date: 1995


  • English

Subject/Index Terms

  • TRT Terms: Thrusters
  • Subject Areas: Marine Transportation; Vehicles and Equipment;

Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00727921
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: British Maritime Technology
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 4 1996 12:00AM