An Investigation into Capsizing Accident and Potential Technology for Vessel Stability Assessment



Long, Zhan-Jun;Jeong, Jae-Hun;Jung, Jin-Woo;Lee, Seung-Keon

  • 투고 : 2012.12.05
  • 심사 : 2013.01.14
  • 발행 : 2013.02.28


In this paper, ship accidents are analyzed briefly and the main objective is to investigate a potential technological approach for risk assessment of vessel stability. Ship nonlinear motion equation and main parameters that induce ship capsizing in beam seas have analyzed, the survival probability of a ferry in random status have estimated and finally find out a risk assessment concept for ship's intact stability estimation by safe basin simulation method. Since a few main parameters are considered in the paper, it is expected to be more accurately for estimating ship survival probability when considering ship rolling initial condition and all other impact parameters in the future research.


ship rolling;stability;capsizing;safe basin;survival probability


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