Since man took to the water there have been only a few major breakthroughs in marine propulsion; from oars to sail, sail to steam, paddlewheel to prop screw.
We have made a quantum leap.

Propulsion

Czech-Austrian inventor Josef Ressel is credited with inventing the screw propeller in circa 1827. His invention had multiple blades fastened around a conical base.

Over the past 180 years only very minimal improvements have been made.

Our expert team decided there was not only room for improvement but marine propulsion needed a completely new perspective.

To achieve this they disregarded all previous technology and set about focusing on the most efficient and effective way to produce thrust. Starting from the very basic principles they came up with a system that circumvents all the inefficiencies of the propeller.

What they created is The Gamma Propulsion System (TGPS), a completely new, innovative way to convert power (Watts of energy in) to thrust (Watts of energy out).

Fact

There are around 50,000 merchant ships trading internationally Fuel costs now account for up to 50% of operating costs… Shipowners therefore have a strong incentive to reduce their fuel consumption.

The development team have undertaken to develop TGPS and bring it to a commercial reality that includes:

  • A system, certified as being significantly more powerful.
  • A system capable of saving over 35% of propulsion fuel usage.
  • A system that would emit over 35% less pollutants.
  • A system capable of manoeuvring a displacement vessel in all directions – forward, aft, sideways, spin in its own length and crab – using its power range right up to full thrust.
  • A system purpose-designed as the main method of propulsion for freighters, bulk carriers, oil tankers and container ships.

Data collected from controlled testing, and certified by Lloyd’s Register, clearly demonstrates that TGPS delivers significant thrust with previously unthinkable efficiency.

The ramifications of TGPS and research data collated are obvious. With fully-scalable drives, and demonstrated efficiencies, the horsepower requirements, fuel usage and emissions for all vessels may be significantly reduced, while maintaining optimal performance.

Consequently, fuel usage (and emissions) may be dramatically reduced.