DUCTHELIOS, an Energy Saving Device (ESD) by Glafcos.
DUCTHELIOS adopts each vessel’s characteristics in order to provide tailor-made solutions.
A Glafcos Energy Saving Design - supported and validated by the University of Strathclyde, Department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering.
Decreasing the axial flow velocity
Providing fuel-saving up to 7% for new and existing full-form ships
Equalization propeller’s inflow
Decreasing rotational losses in the slipstream
Small improvement in propulsion efficiency