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Five decades of research into manoeuvrability

AuthorsFrans Quadvlieg
Conference/JournalMARIN Report 126
Date1 Jun 2019
Reading time9 minutes

In the quest for supertankers 50 years ago, the CRS investigated the effects of ship size on the  controllability, and in particular how adequate controllability could be achieved. Today, the ship types and  the requirements for manoeuvrability have changed, but the CRS applied research still holds.

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Frans Quadvlieg

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