The Wire - Focus on Naval Architecture 2012
The Wire - Focus on Naval Architecture 2012 in French
A naval architect was appointed to re-design and certify part of a mast support structure on a yacht. The yacht was being converted into a luxury vessel to be used in commercial operations....
The true cause of vessel instability?
A naval architect member of ITIC designed two vessels to be built to US Coastguard rules for work in the Gulf of Mexico. Shortly before the completion of the first vessel, the member advised ITIC that it had made an error the...
Trouble with tugs
A naval architect's client commissioned the design of a tug but did not immediately build it. Two years later, the client contacted the naval architect and asked him to update the specification. Four tugs were ordered. The...
A naval architect was instructed by the owner of a vessel to investigate the cause of continued cracking in the hull. The report produced by the naval architect attributed the blame to the original architects for their...
High speed ferry and increased fees
A company ordered a ferry from a shipyard. A naval architect member was appointed to supervise the build but the design had been produced by another naval architect. As the vessel was to be used on an international route, she had...