Press Releases

Posted on June 27, 2017 under In the Media


Conferences and Events

Posted on February 18, 2015 under Upcoming Events

Event Location Stand Dates Remarks NavCad User Development Seminar Hamburg, Germany — 3 September Training FINE/Marine Workshop Hamburg, Germany Radisson BLU Hotel 6 September Presenting SMM Hamburg Hamburg, Germany Spanish Pavilion, Grupo Emenasa (VICUSdt) Hall B1.OG Stand 227 4-7 September … More »


Article: Ship design with a porpoise in mind

Posted on June 19, 2018 under Company News In the Media

Underwater Radiated Noise “Our industry needs prediction methods that are functional and comprehensive, yet accessible to engineers and naval architects without the support of specialists.” It should come as no surprise that owners and operators are under growing pressure to … More »


Article – Application of CAESES and NavCad for optimization of ship hulls

Posted on May 18, 2018 under In the Media

HydroComp and FRIENDSHIP SYSTEMS have recently presented a ship and boat hull design workflow that includes their tools NavCad and CAESES, respectively. The advantage of this workflow lies in the ability to rapidly optimize the geometrical properties of the vessel … More »


Events during NAVALIA 2018

Posted on April 16, 2018 under In the Media

Join HydroComp, Inc. in Vigo, Spain As you make plans for the 2018 trade show season, know that HydroComp will have a strong presence during NAVALIA. In cooperation with our colleagues from VICUSdt, HydroComp will participate in three presentations during … More »


New Features Available in NavCad 2018: Standard and Premium

Posted on April 3, 2018 under Press Releases

For hydrodynamic design and analysis of ships and other marine vehicles, design engineers turn to NavCad for the prediction of attainable speed and range, power demand, fuel consumption, even noise. NavCad provides the critical feedback you need in early-stage design. … More »


“Propeller School” | Coming soon!

Posted on March 15, 2018 under Upcoming Events

Join Donald MacPherson, HydroComp’s Technical Director, for a unique learning opportunity for those involved in the technical specification and on-the-ship performance of marine propellers. Topics to “demystify” propellers for participants will cover: – The basics of propeller operation as part … More »


Article – System analysis for design-side innovation to reduce a ship’s carbon footprint

Posted on March 1, 2018 under In the Media

HydroComp’s technical director Don MacPherson explains the steps involved in the hullform optimisation for a LNG-fuelled Ro-pax project that forms part of the EU-backed Poseidon Med II initiative It is fair to say that the production of greenhouse gases, particularly … More »


NavCad User Development Seminar

Posted on March 1, 2018 under Upcoming Events

Join us for a NavCad Training Course! Instructor: Donald MacPherson, Technical Director   Schedule: TBD 3 September, 2018 Adina Hotel Hamburg, Michel, Hamburg, Germany     Learn skills that will enhance outcomes, user confidence, and project management in this one-day … More »


HydroComp, Inc. Joins Green Marine

Posted on March 1, 2018 under Company News Press Releases

Announcing a commitment to strengthening environmental performance in the marine industry HydroComp, Inc. of Durham, NH USA is a hydrodynamic engineering research consultancy with a focus on propulsion system and ship performance simulation, including environmental key performance indicators. Internationally-recognized for … More »


Webinar: Optimization of Ship Hulls with CAESES and NavCad

Posted on January 23, 2018 under Company News


HydroComp Presents at SNAME: Hampton Roads Section

Posted on December 21, 2017 under In the Media

Don MacPherson presented – Application of lower-order tools for rapid design space optimization as a preparatory step for CFD studies SNAME: Hampton Roads Section Hampton, Virginia Wednesday, 17 January, 2018 Ship design is an “evolutionary” process, with each variant reflecting … More »