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 »


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 »


Article – From Propellers to Underwater Noise

Posted on January 24, 2019 under In the Media

By anticipating the maritime industry’s future problems, HydroComp has managed to successfully negotiate a changing landscape. Its newest initiative focused on the issue of ship noise pollution. Even for experienced ship designers, coming to grips with propellers and their characteristics … More »


A chat with our representative in India, Malika Khatri of Red Offshore Industries

Posted on January 1, 2019 under In the Media

As HydroComp, Inc., a pioneer in hydrodynamic software and consultancy services, enters its 35th year, the demand for products and services is ever-increasing. To maintain our global competitive edge we continue to work closely with agents from all over the … More »


‘Tis the season for MSU!

Posted on December 5, 2018 under In the Media


Article – Digital Feature Extraction with PropCad Premium 2018

Posted on December 4, 2018 under In the Media

A new utility automates feature extraction from 3D CAD data Having a properly engineered propeller is indubitably important, but sometimes propellers are so well-designed that they outlast the company that produced them. How then, do we replace these legacy propellers? … More »


Article – Time to Tackle the Problem of Noise

Posted on December 4, 2018 under In the Media

Unlike their open-ocean cousins, harbor and coastal tug operators may not be aware of the environmental pressure to keep ships quiet… Port communities and marine mammals alike can be significantly affected by ship-generated underwater radiated noise (URN). The evidence that … More »