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The Damaged Ship II - Conference Papers

30 - 31 January 2013, London, UK

Following on from the success of the first RINA international conference on The Damaged Ship; this event will focus on the assessment and analysis of stability, strength, sea worthiness of a ship damaged by collision, grounding, structural failure, fire or explosion. It will also consider procedures to minimise risks for passengers, crew, ship, environment and to develop safe countermeasures including sequences for transferring, offloading cargo and ballast water for salvage operations. The following papers were presented at the conference;

Small Patrol Boats: Design for Self Righting
A.Nazarov, P.Suebyiw, A.Piamalung, A.Leeprasert, M.Surasorn, Albatross Marine Design, Thailand

The Damaged Ship- Notions and Truths
D. Vassalos, University of Strathclyde, UK

The Development and Impact of Current and Possible Future International Damage Stability Regulations
K. Hutchinson, Babcock Marine and Technology Division, UK
A. L. Scott, Maritime and Coastguard Agency, UK

On-Board Stability Computers and Decision Support Systems- Regulation on Damage Stability
J. Gullaksen, JG Consultants, UK

The Newest Damage Stability Criteria
R Perez, Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros Navales (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid), Spain

Damage Stability of Ro-Ro Passenger Ship: Investigations about the “Water On Deck” Issues with Safety Rules
M.Naterro, Studio d’ Ingegneria Navale, Italy
P. Gualeni, University of Genoa, Italy

Use of Damaged Ship Assessment Software for Emergency Response Support
S. Chudziak and J. Standing, QinetiQ GRC, UK

Assessment of the Residual Ultimate Strength of a Damaged Vessel Subject to Vertical and Horizontal Bending Momenets
E. VanDerHorn and A. K. Lee, American Bureau of Shipping (ABS), USA
G. Wang, American Bureau of Shipping (ABS), Singapore

Application of an Immersed Boundary Method to Simulating Flow Around Marine Vessels for Flow-Induced Stability Analysis
K. Lee and K. Yang, Inha University, Korea

Direct BREP Solid Integration: A Step Towards Virtual Ship’s ‘High Resolution’ Stability
M.Pommellet, Sistre, Greece

Strength Assessment of Damaged Steel Ships During Emergency Response
J. M. Underwood, A. J. Sobey, J. I. R. Blake and R. A. Shenoi, University of Southampton, UK

Residual Capability of Damaged Composite Ship Structure
J. E. Davies, A. J. Sobey, J. I. R. Blake and R. A. Shenoi, University of Southampton, UK

Container Ship Wreck Removal
W. M. Leschaeve, London Offshore Consultants Ltd., UK

Residual Strength Assessment of an Aluminium Naval Platform
S. C. Taylor, Ministry of Defence, UK
T. Magoga and S. Aksu, Defence Science and Technology Organisation, Australia

Reference Number

ISBN No. 978-1-909024113

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