On operation capabilities analysis of a 100000 tdw tanker by seakeeping criteria

  • Leonard Domnișoru “Dunarea de Jos” University of Galati
Keywords: ship oscillations, tanker ship, irregular waves, seakeeping criteria, parametric study


The operation capabilities of a maritime ship have to be assessed during the design, including the seakeeping criteria. In this study a 100000 tdw tanker is considered, with two loading conditions, cargo and ballast. The numerical analyses are developed with our own software DYN, module OSC, based on a linear hydrodynamic strip theory. The main oscillation components, heave, pitch and roll, are considered. The analysis includes an extended parametric study for the tanker speed up to 15 knots, different vertical positions of the gravity centre, a heading angle full range and irregular waves significant height up to 12m. Also the seakeeping limits have two sets of criteria. The results are pointing out the operation limits of the tanker on combined navigation parameters in irregular waves, by motions and acceleration short term seakeeping criteria.


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How to Cite
Domnișoru L. On operation capabilities analysis of a 100000 tdw tanker by seakeeping criteria. Annals of ”Dunarea de Jos” University of Galati. Fascicle XI Shipbuilding [Internet]. 30Oct.2019 [cited 8Aug.2020];42:31-0. Available from: http://www.gup.ugal.ro/ugaljournals/index.php/fanship/article/view/2174

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