The discussion about weather dependent lashing has continued both nationally and internationally, including within the IMO, for over 10 years. No consensus was ever reached about a so-called Unified Interpretation of the Code of Safe Practice for Cargo Securing (the...
Roll Group has ordered ABB’s Ability Marine Advisory System – OCTOPUS for its latest addition to the fleet, the BigRoll Biscay. The software is to optimise the module carrier’s route based on weather and forecasted vessel motions. Vessel motion monitoring...
A “smart buoy” off the coast of Northern California has recorded a 22.7-metre monster wave during a severe storm. This is one of the highest waves ever measured. Whether it is the highest wave is not entirely clear, because there is no central database of...
Notified bodies still use significant wave height (Hs) and peak period (Tp) for setting limits when working offshore, but is this still the most reliable way to go? Mocean Forecast, based in Amsterdam, begs to differ and offers forecasting software that gives a go or...
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