Press Releases

Posted on June 27, 2017 under In the Media

Conferences and Events 2019

Posted on February 18, 2015 under Upcoming Events

Event Location Stand Dates Remarks CAESES Annual User Meeting Berlin, Germany — 18-20 September Workshop SPARKS! Tampa, FL — 30 September Presenting IBEX Tampa, FL — 1-3 October Presenting NMPA Las Vegas, NV — 10-12 November TBD INMEX/SMM Mumbia, India … More »

Further Than We’ve Ever Gone

Posted on October 9, 2019 under In the Media

HydroComp, Inc. takes a “Deep Dive” with Andrew Bazeley of Tecnadyne. Tecnadyne’s first interaction with HydroComp was as a consulting client for the development of new propeller and nozzle designs as updates within their thruster product line. Some years later, … More »

HydroComp NavCad’s New Interface With Orca3D!

Posted on September 23, 2019 under Press Releases

New! HydroComp NavCad Software Interfaces With Orca3D HydroComp, Inc. (Durham NH) and Orca3D LLC (Annapolis MD) are pleased to announce a new naval architectural tool-chain connection between Orca3D (a Rhino3D plug-in for naval architectural design) and NavCad(R) (HydroComp’s “gold standard” … More »

“Props” to HydroComp on its 35 Years of Service to the Marine Industry

Posted on September 9, 2019 under Press Releases

New England Company is an Industry Leader in Global Hydrodynamics (DURHAM, NH) HydroComp, Inc. is celebrating 35 years of serving the global marine community with technological innovations. HydroComp is best known for its contributions to naval architecture companies and organizations … More »

HydroComp NavCad 2019 Released

Posted on August 9, 2019 under Press Releases

New features for improved workflow and prediction fidelity. Development in 2019 for HydroComp NavCad is focusing on increasing user efficiency and even greater improvements in prediction fidelity. High-performance propellers Two new features for high-performance propellers have been developed for NavCad … More »

Spotlight on Osborne Propellers: A New Chapter for an 80 Year Old Company

Posted on July 9, 2019 under In the Media

Osborne Propellers, operating out of Vancouver, B.C., has specialized in the design and repair of marine propellers since 1935. Its business design, like many propeller shops, is split between new propeller sales and propeller repair. Jody Bell has been co-owner … More »

Not Just Bells and Whistles: A Discussion with Steve Kahlenberg on HydroComp, Inc.’s PropExpert

Posted on July 9, 2019 under In the Media

Winter in Wisconsin is brutally cold, particularly this year when the temperature rarely crept above freezing. As you scrape the ice and shovel endless mounds of snow, thoughts about the upcoming boating season may be distant. Yet the propeller industry … More »

Article – Sailing to the Beat of a Different Drummer

Posted on June 25, 2019 under In the Media

Propeller noise is a rapidly expanding area of research, but what are the underlying principles? HydroComp’s Don MacPherson gives a primer Late November is a cold time in Halifax, Nova Scotia, but for two days last year it was the … More »

HydroComp PropCad® 2019 Released

Posted on June 4, 2019 under Press Releases

New features greatly improve process workflow for propeller designers… HydroComp PropCad 2019 includes several new exciting additions to make PropCad more effective and easier to use – whether you’re extracting design data from full 3D CAD files or you’re inputting … More »

Making Speed: A Conversation with Ship Designer Incat Crowther

Posted on May 29, 2019 under In the Media

The bright red monohull crewboat slices through crystal clear waters in Singapore, its design elegant and sophisticated. Summit PSA 5 is 25 meters long, with a 16,000-liter tank capacity… and two fixed pitch propellers. Anyone can recognize the grace with … More »

Article – Contemporary UUV Propulsor Design

Posted on February 20, 2019 under In the Media

HydroComp Technical Director shares insight into the balancing act and complexities of unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV) design. From the standpoint of vehicle propulsion physics, an unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV) is little different from your personal ski boat or a tanker. … More »