A Ferry Design for the Eastern Mediterranean

Turan, Osman (1987) A Ferry Design for the Eastern Mediterranean. MSc(R) thesis, University of Glasgow.

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This thesis studies the design of passenger and vehicle ferries and prepares a preliminary design for a passenger and vehicle ferry for the route between Turkey and Italy serving the ports of Izmir and Trieste. The design allows a convenient weekly schedule for the round voyage on a long route over the complete year where seasonal differences will exist in the expected cargo. Background information on the route and consideration of existing ferries determined the carrying capacity and the cargo mix among passengers, cars and commercial vehicles. Particu lar attention is given to subdivision and damaged stability. The calculation is carried out by both the deterministic and by the probabilistic methods and consideration is given to the relative value of these methods in ensuring safety. Different arrangements of vehicle decks are examined and the relative advantages of longitudinal and transverse framing are explored by classification society and direct calculation. The economic analysis is carried out using Western European capital costs and Turkish operating costs. Income estimates are adjusted to suit the expected trading pattern. The safety of Ro-Ro vessels and further design studies are considered.

Item Type: Thesis (MSc(R))
Qualification Level: Masters
Keywords: Naval engineering
Date of Award: 1987
Depositing User: Enlighten Team
Unique ID: glathesis:1987-77599
Copyright: Copyright of this thesis is held by the author.
Date Deposited: 14 Jan 2020 11:53
Last Modified: 14 Jan 2020 11:53
URI: https://theses.gla.ac.uk/id/eprint/77599

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