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The sea trials for a composite propeller one metre in diameter took place at Lorient, France on 19 March 2018. The propeller served to drive the passenger ship Le Palais, with a capacity of 286 passengers, between Lorient and Brest at a speed of 21 knots.  The ship is 30 metres long, weighs 84 metric tons, and has two 1100-hp engines…CLICK HERE for the full story