EVALUATION OF DIFFERENT TRADING ROUTES ON FATIGUE DAMAGE FORA 216K M-3 LNG CARRIER


Özgüç Ö.

JOURNAL OF MARINE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY-TAIWAN, vol.25, no.4, pp.458-463, 2017 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

Abstract

This paper aims to address long term loads and fatigue damage accumulation for different trading routes relative to North Atlantic operations based on IACS scatter diagram for a 216,000 m(3) LNG carrier. The evaluation is based on direct wave load analysis using WASIM and scatter diagrams created in accordance with DNV Code 30.5 for the following trades: