Hull Vane - Energy Saving & Seakeeping Device

What we are looking for:
We are looking for two types of customers:
1. ship owners (or charterers) that wish to reduce the fuel consumption and CO2 emissions of their ships
2. shipbuilders that wish to improve the competitiveness of their designs by improving the life-cycle costs and seakeeping characteristics.

We are also looking for contacts with ship designers and consultants, in order to explain the working principles and benefits of retrofitting a Hull Vane or integrating it in a ship design.

Finally we welcome applications for resellers.

What we offer:
The Hull Vane is a patented energy-saving and (passive) seakeeping device for ships. It looks like a stern-mounted hydrofoil, but works more like a bulbous bow. The Hull Vane develops forward thrust, reduces the stern wave and dampens the motions in waves (pitching and yawing).

The Hull Vane is applicable to relatively heavy (steel or aluminium) ship which have a relatively high speed in relation to their length. Suitable ship types are naval & coastguard vessels, superyachts, ferries, roro vessels, cruise ships and certain offshore vessels.

  • Ships (including repairs and refits)
  • Ship fittings and equipment
  • Green propulsion (e.g. LNG, methanol, hybrid, fuel-cells)
  • Marine/Offshore technology
  • Marine Research
  • Maritime services
  • Shipowners
Collaboration sought:
  • Research cooperation
  • Technical cooperation
  • License agreement
  • Trade Intermediary Service (agent, distributor, representative)
  • Investment / Financing


Mr Bruno Bouckaert
Global Sales Director

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