Design and engineering consultancy, Houlder has won another contract with the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company (IoMSPC), acting as technical advisor in the design and build of its latest battery hybrid ferry.
A Ship’s hull roughness is a very important factor, which directly affects the power and fuel consumption of the ship’s main engine. The hull roughness can be determined by a tool known as hull roughness analyzer.
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.
Get a general overview on the process of designing a ship’s general arrangement according to requirements of the owner and functionality of the ship.
A lot of marine accidents involving failure of the ship hull structures occurs because of a crack in the midship region or a total split-off of the hull girder. This article gives an insight into the causes that lead to the failure of the ship’s hull girder from a longitudinal strength point of view.
Advancement in the field of naval architecture and ship design has led to the creation of some of the greatest ships maritime industry has ever seen. Learn about seven such amazing vessels mentioned in this article.
The concept of hydrostatics and stability can be deemed as one of the most important areas of focus in ship design and operation, not only to ensure the safety of the ship, cargo, crew and passengers, but also to enable proper conditions for completion of all the processes on a ship.
Ship construction includes several types of specialized skills. Naval architecture itself has several types of career options. Find out about them inside.
An abrupt change in shape or cross-section of ship’s structure is known as structural discontinuity. Learn about different types of structural discontinuities in ship’s structure and various design methodologies used to reduce their effects.