Company Profile

Van Oossanen incorporates independent naval architects and hydrodynamicists with vast experience in the design of sail and motor yachts, commercial ships and advanced marine vehicles. Our particular area of expertise is the field of ship hydrodynamics and performance. We are worldwide leaders in naval architecture and fluid dynamics and well-known for our patented fuel saving Hull Vane®.

Van Oossanen was founded as Van Oossanen & Associates in 1992 by Dr. Ir. Peter van Oossanen. In 2012 the company continued as Van Oossanen Naval Architects and in 2014 Hull Vane BV was set up as an independent company for the patented fuel saving device with the same name. Today we operate as Van Oossanen, a group incorporating the three disciplines: Fluid Dynamics, Naval Architecture and Hull Vane®.

Van Oossanen Naval Architecture is a member of the Netherlands Society of Yacht Designers and Naval Architects, the NBJA (Nederlandse Bond van Jacht Architecten) and we adhere to the Terms and Conditions of the NBJA. Hull Vane BV is a member of the Netherlands Maritime Technology association.