Conversion of old propeller blades to fit new operation and higher ice class. Reduced vibrations to 50% . Increased efficiency 5-8%.
Improved performance 7-3% and better channel manouevering abillity.
Model tested propeller blades, diameter 5,4m, (SSPA) verified 11% improvement. Daily reduction of fuel 3200kg (cost 2000usd/d). Now possible to maintain schedule with only one engine in operation.
Substitution of propeller blades for ship in Cape Horn area. The Shipowner is involved in research of sustainable fishing i Argentina.
New design for a 100 year old steam ship.
Idea Marine AB was founded 2010 by Naval Architect Ola Stephanson.
Since the start five years ago the total turnover has been about EUR 3 million. Large investments in propulsion analysing tools has been made, e.g DNV Software, CAD, Vibration and Power measurements etc . Idea Marine is the only Swedish firm specilized in Power measurements of ship propulsion.