WEATHER ROUTING: SHIP PERFORMANCE CURVES

The art of optimum ship weather routing is intrinsically linked with vessel performance. Every vessel will have differing power and hull characteristics and thus each individual vessel will have its own unique response characteristics with regard to its performance in a seaway. This article reviews the underlying philosophy of performance curves and discusses a couple of methods that are currently in use.

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    Fuel and Metallurgical Journals Limited

    Queensway House, 2 Queensway, Redhill
    Surrey RH1 1QS,   England 
  • Authors:
    • Greenhow, P N
  • Publication Date: 1976-5

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  • Accession Number: 00135857
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Fuel and Metallurgical Journals Limited
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 13 1976 12:00AM