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Design & Operation of Container Ships

21 - 22 May 2014, London, UK

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The recent period of rapid increase in the size of container ships presents unique challenges for owners, designers, operators and classification societies. This has been coupled with the persistent economic uncertainty and new legislation which has created an emerging need for more energy efficient vessels. These two, almost opposing trends, are driving innovation within the industry.Triple E container ship (low res)

Cost efficiency, flexibility, speed optimum, energy efficiency, geographical constraints on draft and beam, calculation of the vessels dynamic structural response including whipping and spring and stability must all be addressed in the new generation of container ships. Recent environmental issues have also generated a plethora of innovative technologies to reduce energy consumption and atmospheric emissions.

Conference Content 

To further investigate this aspect of the industry, RINA invites papers from naval architects, class societies, operators, researchers, and builders on all related topics, including:

  • DesignMarco polo
  • Structure
  • Hydrodynamics
  • Stability
  • Operation
  • Lashing loads
  • Container handling
  • Feeder vessels
  • Hazardous cargoes
  • Propulsion
  • Energy Efficiency

 

Conference Programme

A full programme can be seen here.

A list of some of the papers being presented at the conference include:

  • TRADITIONS BROKEN IN MODERN CONTAINER SHIP DESIGN, G.P.J.J. Hagesteijn, P.M. Hooijmans, K.H.v.d. Meij, Maritime Research Institute, Netherlands, D.Greening, Seaspan Ship Management Limited, L.Yu, Marine Design and Research Institute of China, China
  • CONSIDERATIONS IN A HOLISTIC INVESTIGATION OF THE FEASIBILITY AND POTENTIAL ADVANTAGES OF GAS TURBINE BASED PROPULSION FOR FUTURE CONTAINER SHIPS, M. Fitzgerald, D. Andrews, R. Pawling, UCL, UK 
  • PROMISES, PROMISES ­ CRITICAL ASSESSMENT OF MEASURES TO IMPROVE ENERGY EFFICIENCY IN CONTAINERSHIPS, Volker Bertram, FutureShip ­ A GL Company, Germany
  • A NEW DESIGN OF CONTAINER CARRIERS FOR MAXIMIZING CARGO CAPACITY, Hong-Il Im, Byung-Ki Choi, Hong-Ryeul Ryu, Byeong-Rok Lee, Jade Yang, Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd., Korea, Dae-Seung Cho, Pusan National University, Korea
  • INFLUENCE OF HULL FLEXIBILITY AND HULL GIRDER VIBRATIONS IN THE DESIGN OF MODERN ULTRA LARGE CONTAINER SHIPS, Konstantinos Chatzitolios, Bureau Veritas, France, Karine Savreux, Tecnitas, France
  • ENERGY EFFICIENCY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM APPLICATION & MEASURED DATA ANALYSIS ON CONTAINER SHIP, Kyungtae Yun, Jungjoong Kim, Yonghee Lee, Yongsung Kim, Gunil Park, Samsung Heavy Industries, South Korea, Hankoung Bae and Dongcheol Kim, Hanjin Shipping, South Korea

 

Additional copies of the conference papers or CD-ROM will also be available for sale ( members £110 and non-members £130) after the event. If you would like to order a copy , contact Billy Allen, Bookshop Assistant on +44 (0)20 7235 4622 or via e-mail at 

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