Leanships project achieves fuel savings applying pre-swirl stator to CPPs

The Energy Saving Device developed by the LeanShips project produces valuable fuel savings for ships with CPPs.

Technology group Wärtsilä, the Netherlands based Maritime Research Institute MARIN and Italian ship owner Grimaldi, have together successfully designed an Energy Saving Device (ESD) for use by ships with Controllable Pitch Propellers (CPPs). The result of the development work is a pre-swirl stator that has been demonstrated to be suitable ...

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