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New lines for LNG carrier set future standards

AuthorsGuilhem Gaillarde
Conference/JournalMARIN Report 76
Date1 Apr 2002
Reading time3 minutes

MARIN recently supported French naval engineering company Gaztransport & Technigaz (GTT) in the development of a new set of lines for LNG carriers. Report relates how computational tools such as RAPID for wave making calculations in calm water and SHIPMO for seakeeping,were used in the preliminary stages before performing model tests. This in an effort to optimise and quantify the performance of the hull form.


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Guilhem Gaillarde

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stability, seakeeping and ocean engineeringsustainable propulsionwaves, impacts and hydrostructuralcfd developmentcfd/simulation/desk studiestime-domain simulationsresistance and propulsionoil and gasseakeepingtransport and shippinghull form optimisationsloshingsimulations