Tailoring thrusters to the taskTaken from: Offshore Support Journal June 2012
Small changes in thruster location or orientation can, in some cases, produce a more effective manoeuvring force for the power used, with beneficial effects on fuel consumption and emissions, Rolls-Royce reports. This field of research – partly conducted through its University Technology Centres (UTCs) – is important for the group since it is relevant to offshore vessels and rigs as well as wind turbine transport and installation craft.
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