Ballast Water Treatment Technology: Design, Risk Assessment, and Installation on a Tank Ship
August 15, 2008
The IMO has established a timetable by which vessels must be equipped with ballast water treatment systems that meet a prescribed performance standard.
Design of a Low Emissions Harbor Tug
January 1, 2008
Crowley Maritime Corporation has designed a next generation solution for a very low emissions ship assist tug for service in Los Angeles and Long Beach (LA/LB) harbors.
Application of Cross Co-Spectral Moments to Von Mises Stress
January 1, 2007
Recent advances in the analysis of joint seakeeping processes are applied to the prediction of Von Mises stress.
Ferry Wake Wash Analysis in San Francisco Bay
January 1, 2007
The present paper describes the analysis of ferry wake wash along a proposed route between San Francisco and a new ferry terminal at Hercules.
Cross-Structure Loads of a Simple SWATH Vessel
May 1, 2006
Wave-induced cross-structure loads are presented for a SWATH (Small Waterplane Area Twin Hull) vessel whose hull is made up of simple geometrical shapes
TractorPlus Performance Results
April 24, 2006
An innovative re-configuration to an existing Voith Water Tractor by Foss Maritime met the customer-driven need for a higher bollard pull tug to handle large new‑build container ships in Tacoma, Washington.
Optimizing Your Ferry System: Choosing the Right Vessel for the Right Route
November 4, 2005
Transportation planning is vital to selecting the right vessel and operating scenario for a ferry route or for optimizing a ferry transportation system.
Principal Axes for Seakeeping Response Processes
October 1, 2004
This paper complements an earlier paper by the same author titled “Joint Seakeeping Response Processes for Determining Structural Loads,” presented at the 2002 SNAME Annual Meeting.
Maneuvering Simulations – An Application to Waterway Navigability
October 17, 2003
Gray et al. (2003) have identified channel width as an emerging important feature of channel design. In this paper, a powerful new procedure is advanced for the analysis of navigational aberrancy and channel width requirements.
Southern California Bunkering Operations Get On Board with Volatile Organic Compound Abatement
May 19, 2003
Volatile organic compound (VOC) abatement regulations in Southern California have driven the development of a vapor processing plant that is suitable for the bunkering barges it serves.