Basic Ship Stability

Oro World 33 minutes

The International Load Line Regulations require vessels to sail in a safe condition, taking into account transverse and longitudinal stability. Ships officers should be able to determine the initial sailing condition of a vessel to ensure it complies as well as calculate the effects on transverse and longitudinal stability from moving weights on, off and around the vessel.

In this course you will learn the basic concepts of buoyancy and floatation and how stability is affected by moving weights around the ship. You will also explore the Load Line Regulations and the required stability graph that is drawn to prove the vessel complies with them.



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Oro World

Oro World is a Maritime Training Consultancy firm, specialising in academic education and training courses with a worldwide audience. With over 20 years in the industry; experience at a host of ranks and for multiple flag states and sailing on container, tanker, passenger, and government vessels, we have seen much of the seagoing industry. Add to that experience ashore in dry-docks, teaching in merchant navy colleges, and working on SMS and procedure updates post-MLC, we are able to bring a wealth of experience to your studies.

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  3. Language: English
  4. Length: 33 minutes
  5. Intended for: All officers on any type of vessel,
  6. Reference: Based on parts of the International Load Line Regulations.