07. Jun 2015

Vertical Stem Bow Form shows substantial Energy Saving Potential

Foreship has recently completed CFD studies comparing added resistance in waves for two bow forms: a vertical stem bow form and a more traditional bulbous bow form. The results showed conclusively the benefits of advanced CFD studies in determining the best alternative. Read more in the gCaptain interview here.

24. Feb 2015

Foreship hull form yields substantial fuel savings

Hull form optimization and hydrodynamic design from Foreship are at the core of major fuel savings for a new generation eco-friendly general cargo ship. Finnish owner Meriaura Group signed for two 4,700DWT Ice Class 1A VG EcoCoasterTM general cargo newbuilds at Dutch yard Royal Bodewes in mid-January, with the first due for delivery at the end of July, 2016.

Read more in the press release.