Recent Changes in Ferry Hull Form Design and their impact on Seakeeping

AuthorsDallinga, R.P., Kanerva, M. (Delta-Marin, Turku, Finland)
Conference/JournalCruise and Ferry '93, London, U.K.
DateJan 1, 1993

An analysis of historical trends in the hull form and main proportions of ferries shows distinct trends in some respects. These trends and the increased stability due to new safety regulations affect the performance in waves.