HSVA Hamburgische Schiffbau-Versuchsanstalt GmbH | The Hamburg Ship Model Basin

Bramfelder Straße 164 | D-22305 Hamburg

Key Details

  • Status Operational
  • Availability Commercial
  • Facility Length (metres)300
  • Facility Width (metres)18
  • Facility Heigth (metres)6
  • Maximum speed (m/s)10
  • Powering (Total kW)560
  • Maximum wave height (metres)0.5

Listing Description

For a century, the private and independent Hamburg Ship Model Basin HSVA has been at the forefront of hydrodynamic research. HSVA has influenced and led developments of testing technology, methods, standardisation and numerical procedures to solve complex problems.

Today, HSVA is also a service and consulting company for industrial customers worldwide. Highly skilled staff is trained to interact with customers to optimise products and procedures quickly with high precision. HSVA skills are acknowledged in other areas as well such as the aircraft industry. Its leading role in national and international research programs makes HSVA a most competent partner in science and services around the field of hydrodynamics and related areas.

HSVA offers the full range of hydrodynamic services for your ship. From initial design to detailed investigations of propulsion improvement devices, from concept studies to full scale CFD predictions, all can be done in-house or in close collaboration with our partners.

several facilities beside large towing tank -> please refer to PDF attachments for technical details


Water depth: 6 m

Powering: 8x 70KW