Ice crushing propeller dynamics revealed

AuthorsGerco Hagesteijn
Conference/JournalMARIN Report 107
DateJan 21, 2013
Reading time6 minutes

When a captain of an ice-going vessel stands on the bridge looking at the enchanting world around him he wants to hear the comforting sound of ice smoothly being crushed by the heavily loaded propeller he is controlling. Report asks if the industry is ready Ð can our captain really enjoy his trip in ice covered waters - or is there still work to be done?