Bulgarian Ship Hydrodynamics centre

Deep Water Towing Tank

Dimensions: Other parameters:
Length - 200m
Width - 16m
Depth - 6.5m
Max. carriage speed - 6 m/s
Wave maker - regular and irregular waves
  • Wave length 1-12m
  • Wave height 0.1 - 0.4m
  • Wave steepness 1/20
  • Ship models
  • Max. length - 12m
  • Max. weight - 12t
Deep Water Towing tank


  • Unit for resistance and propulsion tests in calm water, type UB - 5
  • Unit for effective model wake field investigations, type M1115
  • Unit for model wavemaking investigations, type BA - 1
  • Unit for seakeeping tests, type EU - 64
  • Unit for testing of pelagic trawl models
  • Six component balance for seakeeping tests, type USC
  • Oscillator for forced vertical motion, type OBK
  • Oscillator for forced rolling motion, type OBK -1
  • Large Amplitude Horizontal Planar Motion Mechanism
  • Capacity wire probes for wave measurement
  • Steering gears ยท Set of force dynamometers
  • Open water propeller dynamometers, type H49/H29
  • Dynamometer for measuring of propeller thrust
    and torque fluctuations in non-uniform wake field, type PCM001
  • Dynamometers for measuring of CP propeller blade torque
  • Propeller dynamometers for ship models
  • Standard electronic instrumentation (counters, recorders, digital voltmeters, oscilloscopes, etc.)
  • Instrumentation Amplifiers with Filters HBM-MP55
  • Measuring System - PC with NI DAQ Cards and software based on LabView
Deep Water Tank Towing Tank