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ATLANTIC Rudder mounted on 20k TEU

Van der Velden® ATLANTIC Rudder

• Oceangoing
• Course-keeping

The absence of moving parts significantly increases the rudder’s life-span and the Van der Velden®
ATLANTIC rudder is also known for its low drag and low vibration. Set course and sail…

The Van der Velden® ATLANTIC rudder is a no-nonsense, ultrareliable conventional spade rudder that will ensure you superb course-keeping on long ocean crossings. Its proven hydrodynamic profile can be adapted to suit specific vessel requirements, such as when noise levels need reducing or cavitation decreased. The Van der Velden® ATLANTIC rudder is also available with hollow profile and ART design

Specifcations

ADVANTAGES

Why choose Van der Velden® ATLANTIC Rudder:

  • Smaller rudder surface and reduced weight compared to semi-spade
  • Low maintenance costs due to robust and simple design
  • Low prone to cavitation
  • 35º up to 50º rudder angle
  • Fuel efficient profiles due to low resistance
  • Good course-keeping requirement

Application

Best suited to long distance sailing oceangoing Vessels for which a mix of good course-keeping paired with high efficiency (low resistance) has the highest priority. For vessels with high propeller load, we recommend the ART™ solution for fuel saving and reduced cavitation:

  • Container vessels
  • Bulk carrier
  • Tanker
  • Military: Patrol, Frigates, Research…

Package

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Commander steering gear (ram type and rotary vane)

Van der Velden COMMANDER steering gear systems are the product of advanced engineering at its best.

Robust, compact and exceptionally reliable, they have been designed to keep heat and noise to a minimum.

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Bulb

Retrofit-Bulb

The rudder bulb from DAMEN MARINE COMPONETS is an energy saving device which helps you to reduce fuel consumption and emissions in vessel operation.

The installation of a rudder bulb results in reduced rotational losses of the propeller and a higher thrust at high loads.

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Barke Optimised Steering System (BOSS™)

Boss

The BOSS is able to calculate the rudder forces for specific angles, which are not measured or displayed by any of the ship’s navigation systems.

The BARKE® rudder is the solution if you are looking to invest in today and tomorrow.

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