All major shipping companies are retrofitting their ship’s bulbous bow for increasing fuel efficiency and reducing emissions. Learn about the reasons as to why ships are getting the Nose Jobs.
Metacentric Height of centre of gravity of ship is determined during the time of construction of the ship and which plays an important role in setting the loading capacity and stability of the ship. Know how meta centric height of a ship is found out
Ship’s bottom structure is designed not only to give the required strength to withstand the weight of the cargo but also to resist the external hydrostatic loads that act on the bottom of the hull. Learn about the various important aspects that are considered while designing ship’s bottom structure.
The stability and equilibrium of the ship should remain perfect in all conditions. Intact and damage stability of the ship play an important role in deciding the seaworthiness of ship. Find out more about intact and damage stability inside the article.
The design of a ship hull is based on the specific geometric definition of a hull which influences the hydrostatics, general arrangement, strength and aesthetics of the vessel. Learn about some common methods used to design ship’s hull.
Let’s take a look at the final processes of the shipbuilding process followed by launching, outfitting and sea trials.