Aero-Citadel by Imabari Shipbuilding

Imabari Shipbuilding has developed the Aero-Citadel, a newly designed superstructure which brings to realization both energy efficiency and anti-piracy measures.

Energy efficiency 

The Aero-Citadel is a superstructure with slimly streamlined shape which combines ship’s accommodation, engine room , and funnel casing. Wind pressure during navigation will be reduced by 25-30% (as the result of the wind tunnel testing). In case of Cape size bulk carrier, it will enable a decrease of about 2% in fuel consumption (at normal output, about 9m/sec. – Beaufort 5 head wind). New marine use LED lighting is also introduced to the accommodation and engine room lighting system, which reduces electric power consumption used for lighting by about 50%.

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