DAMAGE STABILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR TANKSHIPS, CHEMICAL SHIPS AND GAS SHIPS

This paper reviews the various U.S. regulations International Conventions and IMCO Codes which contain damage stability requirements for tankships, chemical ships, and gas ships. A brief history of damage stability standards and background on the development of the 1973 Pollution Convention, the IMCO Chemical Code, and the IMCO Gas Code are presented. The similarities and differences among the various damage stability criteria and requirements, with emphasis on the determining philosophies and assumptions, are shown. Finally, the type of information to be presented in Stability Booklets and the extent of calculations required to develop that information are discussed and illustrative examples are presented.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Presented at the New York Metropolitan Section Meeting of SNAME.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers

    601 Pavonia Avenue
    Jersey City, NJ  USA  07306-2907
  • Authors:
    • Kime, J W
    • Johnson, R E
    • Rabe, W D
  • Publication Date: 1975-9

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: 107 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00131871
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 14 1976 12:00AM