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Propeller Inspection with PropCad 2018

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Improve your inspection workflow with the latest tools Propellers, even new propellers, are never perfect. It is common practice to inspect marine propellers during manufacture or repair to allow technicians to certify the propeller is within tolerance of the intended … More »


HydroComp, Inc. Making Waves with Marketing Award

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Thanks to all who voted in the Make Your Marketing Matter Contest! HydroComp, Inc. is excited to announce that we received the most votes in the Savoir Faire Marketing Communications, Make Your Marketing Matter contest. Earlier this summer, we submitted … More »


Import CAD File for PropCad Premium 2018

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A new utility automates feature extraction from 3D CAD data The latest release of PropCad 2018 Premium Edition includes a new utility to simplify the extraction of propeller features from full 3D CAD files. This new feature drastically reduces the … More »


NavCad Demonstrates Success at ASNE MACC

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HydroComp staff recently participated in the American Society of Naval Engineers (ASNE) Multi-Agency Craft Conference 2018 in Baltimore, Maryland as one of ten competing teams in the Planing Hull Simulation Grand Challenge. As described by ASNE, the challenge was to … More »


Smart, Sustainable Shipping

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Let’s put smart sustainability into ship design Naval architects deserve innovative design tools to help them prioritize sustainable initiatives, reduce emissions, boost fuel efficiencies and protect sensitive marine life. HydroComp has been committed to providing these accessible, comprehensive technologies for … More »


Improving Effectiveness of CFD Self-propulsion Analysis with a Proxy Propeller and Engine Constraints

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Presented at Mari-Tech 2018 in Victoria, BC, HydroComp’s Donald MacPherson and Rory MacDonald of Lengkeek Vessel Engineering state the case for efficient design. We were recently involved in a study to evaluate and improve maneuvering capabilities for a Canadian Coast … More »


Find Ship Efficiency with HydroComp, Inc.

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Optimal Operation Awaits… For hydrodynamic design and analysis of ships and other marine vehicles, design engineers turn to NavCad Premium Edition for the prediction of attainable speed and range, power demand, fuel consumption, even noise. For optimal propeller design, marine … More »


Webinar Series: Finding ship efficiency with HydroComp NavCad hydrodynamic analysis software

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Series Overview This three-part webinar series will present a non-invasive, easily-adopted, and cost-effective procedure to help ship operators (or their consultants) assess hull and propeller performance, and find efficiency in their fleet. Using the new and innovative Premium Edition of … More »


PropExpert Webinar – PropExpert for Powerboats

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Learn more about using PropExpert to size propellers for powerboats! Free webinar – PropExpert for Powerboats Aired Wednesday, April 5, 2017, 11:15AM EST Marine repair shops and outboard engine companies rely on PropExpert to size propellers as well as predict … More »


PropCad: Tips for root fillets with Rhinoceros3D

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