Marine Operations Articles

The importance of clear decision support before marine operations

Our oceans are interspersed with human activities: be it fishing, marine transportation, or offshore operations. These operations usually involve assets worth multiple million dollars, be it the produce or the equipment or in most cases, the human life. Produce from...

Sea Pressure Loads Calculation based on DNV Rules

Introduction   Sea pressure loads are an important factor in the structural design of a vessel. What is sea pressure load? As the term suggests, it is the external pressure on the vessel due to the surrounding sea. What kind of pressure it is, and how to...

Selecting the right Capstan for berthing a vessel

Introduction Capstans are frequently deployed mooring equipment used on all types of vessels. Capstans are berthing/mooring equipment used to multiply the pulling force on mooring ropes. Traditionally, Capstans were operated manually but in modern ships, they are...

Designing Fillet Welds for Symmetrical Joint Sections

Introduction Fillet welds are the most commonly used weld types in marine structures. A fillet weld is used when there are two pieces of metal that are joined perpendicular to each other or at an angle. In this article, we will explore how to select the right size...