PELS proves to be a 'SMOOTH' operator

AuthorsCornel Thill
Conference/JournalMARIN Report 86
DateSep 1, 2005
Reading time3 minutes

The national Dutch research project PELS (Project Energy-saving air-Lubricated Ships) was actually completed in December 2004 after considerable success, with net energy-savings resulting. MARIN is keen to convert this research into practical applications. Report explains.

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sustainable propulsionmeasurements and controldata scienceresistance and propulsiontransport and shippingmodel testingmonitoringhull form optimisationspeed/power performancefull scale