Tunnel thrusters are used by ships to provide low-speed lateral manoeuvrability when docking and high thrust while at a standstill. Know more about tunnel thrusters inside the article.
Learn about the dangers of heavy lifting operations from point of view of vessel stability and also find out how such operations affects ship stability.
Naval architecture is an engineering stream for designing and manufacturing of sea vessels submarines, off shore structures of all kinds whether civil or military. Find out more about naval architecture and naval architects inside the article.
Torsion box is a continuous structure in the top part of ship’s longitudinal bulkhead, freeboard deck and sheer strake which provides sufficient strength against torsional moments and other bending loads. Read inside the article to know more on the importance of torsion box.
Ship designers must know the important aspects of the IACS Common Structural Rules (CSR). Let’s take a look at the most important and notable aspects of the Common Structural Rules (CSR) for solid bulk carriers and oil tankers.