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 »


Article: Commercial Unmmaned Maritime Systems: Present & Future

Posted on December 4, 2019 under In the Media

Autonomous and unmanned maritime systems are being used for a plethora of operations commercially. This month, Unmanned Systems takes a look at some of the companies creating these platforms and the technologies that power them and gets perspectives from industry … More »


Notes from the CAESES Users Meeting 2019

Posted on November 13, 2019 under In the Media

More than a hundred international engineers, naval architects, CFD specialists, and design experts met in Berlin in September for a conference focused on applications of CAESES, the popular CAD tool. HydroComp’s Don MacPherson reports on some of the talking points … More »


Introduction to Thruster Design for Submersible Developers

Posted on October 28, 2019 under In the Media

By Donald MacPherson, Technical Director, HydroComp, Inc. Many companies involved in submersible vehicle development also look to equip the vehicle with a custom thruster. These companies typically have expertise in vehicle and drive design, but will not be experienced in … 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 »