Design of energy saving devices for real operating conditions

supported by

BMWi -  Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy


Van der Velden Barkemeyer GmbH, Mecklenburger Metallguss GmbH, Schiffbau-Versuchsanstalt Potsdam GmbH, TUHH M6


01.06.2017 - 31.05.2020

For more detailed information please get in touch with one of the contact persons: Maximilian Liebert and Björn Carstensen


The following publications have been written during the research project:

  • Stefan Krüger, Björn Carstensen, Johannes Will, Farhan Matin, Lutz Kleinsorge, Rainer Grabert (2021). ESD@SEA – Entwurf von propulsionsverbessernden Massnahmen bei Betriebsbedingungen. Statustagung, digital. [pdf]

  • Stefan Krüger, Björn Carstensen, Lars Johnsen, Andreas Büsken, Leonike Lassota (2021). Abschlussbericht ESD@Sea - Entwurf von propulsionsverbessernden Maßnahmen (Energy Saving Devices) bei Betriebsbedingungen. Hamburg. [pdf]

  • Björn Carstensen (2019). A Method for Rudder Force Calculation in the Design Process Considering Rudder-Propeller-Interaction. 6th Symposium on Marine Propulsors, Rome, Italy. [Abstract] [pdf]

  • Björn Carstensen (2019). Calculation of Rudder Forces in the Design Process Using a Panel Method with a Lifting Line Approach for Wake Alignment. PRADS, Yokohama, Japan. [Abstract]

  • Stefan Krüger, Björn Carstensen, Lars Johnsen, Christoph Steinbach, Lutz Kleinsorge, Heike Richter, Rainer Grabert (2019). Statistische Bewertung von Energy Saving Devices in realen Betriebsbedingungen. STG Sprechtag, Berlin. [Abstract] [pdf]

  • Stefan Krüger (2018). Computation of the free vortex system of multi component propulsors. Ship Technology Research. [Abstract]