The rudder bulb from Damen Marine Components 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. Since more than seven years it is almost standard for us to deliver rudder for container vessels with bulb. There is a lot of design optimizing experience based on numerous tank tests and the application is not limited to special vessel types or DMC/VDVMS products.
Why choose Retrofit-Bulb:
Best suited to oceangoing and short sea vessels with speeds from 14 kts upwards or big propeller hub sizes & high thrust loads: