Disabled Tankers - Report of Studies on Ship Drift & Towage

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This publication is a guide to the drift behaviour of disabled tankers.

Based on testing carried out by the British National Maritime Institute (NMI), and initiated by OCIMF members, the American Institute of Shipping (AIMS) and the International Salvage Union (ISU), this publication is a report on the most probably drift behaviour of disabled tankers. It is divided into three sections:

  • Part 1 is an overview of model tests carried out by the NMI
  • Part 2 is an exploration of full scale drift data taken from operational ships
  • Part 3 describes tank test studies.

Part 1

1. Introduction

2. Experiments with Free Models

3. Measurements of Drift Forces in Waves

4. Calculations of Wave Drift Forces

5. Conclusion

6. References

Part 2

  1. Purpose
  2. Data Gathering
  3. Questionnaire Results
  4. Summary of Results
  5. Tables of Results
  6. Questionnaire

Part 3

  1. Introduction
  2. Preliminary Results
  3. Experimental Arrangements
  4. Results Obtained
  5. Discussion of Results
  6. General Discussion
  7. Conclusion
  8. References
  9. Nomenclature

Number of Pages:
Published Date:
January 1981
Binding Format:
Book Height:
297 mm
Book Width:
210 mm
0.8 kg

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