SKF Dynamic Stabilizer Cover

Dynamic Stabilizer Cover 1st generation

The SKF Dynamic Stabilizer Cover is designed to reduce drag at the fin box opening and improve the efficiency of passenger vessels equipped with SKF retractable fin stabilizers type S and type Z.


  • Inflatable cover for fin stabilizer opening
  • Reduction of fin box resistance of up to 90 %; reduction of the fuel consumption more than 1 %
  • Easy actuator: deflate by surrounding water pressure, inflate by compressed air from the existing system
  • Kevlar mesh cushions coated with neoprene rubber
  • Control of the cover is integrated into the existing stabilizer control system
  • Low maintenance requirements
  • Adapted fin box design for new builds
  • Retrofit solution for existing SKF retractable fin stabilizers
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