SSPA currently lead the ITTC Specialist Committee on Combined CFD/EFD Methods. CFD stands for Computations Fluid Dynamics and EFD stands for Experimental Fluid Dynamics, i.e. model testing. To facilitate the introduction of CFD/EFD Combined Methods in our community, the Committee has identified several research areas which need to be addressed. In this way, they wish to inspire researchers around the world to contribute to the development.
The latest issue of our company magazine, SSPA Highlights, issue 66 has been published. Read about; Skin Friction database, Route optimisation based on AIS tracks, Defining normal ship behaviour and safety distance, Logistical consequences of container port conflict, Implementing S1000D for military assault and support crafts, Thorough model testing required to make cruising in tough environments sustainable, The importance of high-quality data.