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Stopping manoeuvre of high speed vessels fitted with screw and waterjet propulsion

Varyani, K. and Krishnankutty, P. (2009) Stopping manoeuvre of high speed vessels fitted with screw and waterjet propulsion. Proceedings- Institute of Marine Engineering Science and Technology Part a Journal of Marine Engineering and Technology, 2009 (A13). pp. 11-19. ISSN 1476-1548

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Abstract

Concern about the increase in high-speed vessel traffic necessitates steps to bring out safety guidelines in order to regulate and improve their manoeuvrability. The stopping abilities of vessels ranging from medium speed containerships to high-speed vessels have been estimated. Assuming a straight contour track, the stopping distances have been checked against the known stopping criteria of IMO