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Parametric rolling with waves from astern

Jul 8 2022
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The size of deep sea container ships has increased dramatically over the past decades. The loss of containers and their impact on the marine and coastal environments raised public and politic concerns on the safety and environmental impact of modern container ships. Authorities and industry are urged to evaluate container securing and improve regulations and practices to avoid such loss of containers at sea. The Joint Industry Project TopTier was initiated to address these topics

It’s normal for container ships to pitch and roll in heavy seas. But the ship’s movements and certain wave conditions can sometimes reinforce one another, causing the container ship to roll uncontrollably.

Watch and learn how you can recognise and prevent parametric rolling.

For more information contact Rob Grin or Willemijn Pauw.