Highlights archive

A newsletter published by SSPA.

SSPA Highlights - No 63 2017

Contents
2 “To do right from the beginning”. Life-cycle cost analyses as a tool
6 Energy from the ocean – predictable, reliable, renewable
8 Tools for investigating manoeuvring performance
10 Safe and green ship operation in ice-covered water
14 The importance of open-water performance for ice-going vessels

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SSPA Highlights - No 62 2016

Contents
2 Methanol as an alternative fuel for smaller vessels
4 Ways to energy efficiency
6 PowerKite – Power take-off system for a subsea tidal kite
8 Hydrodynamics for submarines
10 Assessment of navigational risks imposed by gas pipelines
12 “Greener” yellow ferries
14 SSPA ramps up yacht testing

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SSPA Highlights - No 61 2015

Contents
2 ISO/TS 18683: A good starting point with challenges
4 Safer and higher-performing LNG bunker vessels
6 LNG in Kenya – introduction of LNG into East Africa
8 Blue Modal Shift – Urban and Regional Waterborne Transport
10 Bringing human-centred design to the maritime world
12 A new method to identify close situations between vessels
14 Shipping and underwater radiated noise

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SSPA Highlights - No 60 2015

Contents
2 The sulphur directive – here to stay!
4 Concept development – a new national research vessel
6 A fair trial – how to obtain the correct EEDI
8 Risk assessment of bridge collision – using Monte Carlo Simulation
10 The vital survivability
12 Advanced tools for waterjet performance prediction
14 Autonomous Navigation of Ships

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SSPA Highlights - No 59 2014

Contents
2 Slow Steaming Logistics - the shippers’ challenges following slower sailing speeds
4 Project Management Support to the Midway Alignment of the Bothnian Corridor
6 Close collaboration in hull development of an innovative chemical tanker
8 Modal shift to Short Sea Shipping in the Sound, Kattegat and Skagerrak
10 Methanol – an alternative fuel for greener shipping
12 Vulnerability reduction technologies for large maritime composite structures
14 How to sail an Olympic Laser class dinghy - towing tank tests
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SSPA Highlights - No 58 2013

Contents
2 Ports prepare for SECA 2015 in LNG infrastructure project
4 Voyage optimisation on the shallow waters of the Baltic Sea
6 Cutting edge tanker design requires out of the box thinking
8 Brash ice growth - full scale ice tests in the Gulf of Bothnia for the Port of Sabetta
10 A proposed design methodology for successfully developing ESDs
12 Ship traffic scheduling in the Göta River
14 City planning using SEAMAN simulation tool
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SSPA Highlights - No 57 2013

Contents
2 SEAMAN simulations improve fairway, port planning and design
4 Port of Rotterdam maneuvers in SSPA´s simulator lab
6 Large Area Propeller (LAP)
8 Make A Difference on LNG
10 E-Fleet
12 Prediction of underwater radiated noise
14 Marine transport in the Stockholm Bypass project
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SSPA Highlights - No 56 2012

Contents
2 Deep Green
4 Escort towing and risk control options – assessing the risk of oil spills
6 Wind propulsion – to be or not to be?
8 Spillman – a systematic approach to oil spills in Arctic conditions
10 Local ferries in a city divided by a river
12 Short comments
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SSPA Highlights - No 55 2012

Contents
2 Modifying waterways for larger ships
4 AIS DATA – quality analysis
6 Increased support through traffic pattern analyses
8 Model testing – the safe way of identifying and managing risk
10 Swedish Icebreakers capable of Arctic rescue operations
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SSPA Highlights - No 54 2011

Contents
2 Our employees – the bridge between present and future
4 The SSPA Shuttle Ferry
6 Alternative fuels – a way to meet the 2015 emission standards?
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SSPA Highlights - No 53 2011

Contents
2 Fishing vessel accident reporting

4 Reducing the risk for marine oil spills

6 Demands, competitiveness, logistics – crucial for new shipping services

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SSPA Highlights - No 52 2011

Contents
2 The Rocknes case in Oslo Court of Appeal

6 Sailing on air
8 Full size project for 1:12 scale prototype

10 Infrastructure development for access to LNG bunkering in ports

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SSPA Highlights - No 51 2010

Contents
2 Risks to ship safety from containerized dangerous goods

4 A challenge – controlling the level of a lake that has many stakeholders

6 The Gulf of Bothnia – SSPA’s fullscale laboratory for arctic operations

8 AZIPILOT – bridging the gaps in a rapid technical development

10 Energy Saving Devices – design by CFD and Model Testing

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SSPA Highlights - No 50 2010

Contents
2 A ship-owner taking the decisions to become GREEN
4 The never ending battle with propeller cavitation

6 Oil in Ice - a challenge in oil spill response?

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SSPA Highlights - No 49 2010

Contents
2 Maritime use of LNG
4 Enhancement of vessel capacity utilization
6 Microbubbles
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SSPA Highlights - No 48 2009

Contents
2 The sea is never calm - Design with respect to overall performance

4 When Hermes met Wally or New applications for Ramform

6 Green shipping - from hull improvements to alternative fuels

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SSPA Highlights - No 47 2009

Contents
2 Trim optimisation - Sustainable Savings

4 IceMaster - a toolbox for the planning of artic offshore operations

6 New knowledge through a deep study in shallow waters

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SSPA Highlights - No 46 2009

Contents
2 Comparative environmental performance analysis

3 Environmental focus demands Arctic operations
4 Economical gains through environmentally compatible ships

8 Green hydrodynamic design

10 Environmentally friendly transportation demands enhanced logistic
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