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Multi Vessel Interaction in Shallow Water

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Hans Fabricius Hansen, Stefan Carstensen, Erik Damgaard Christensen, Jens Kirkegaard

DHI, Ho̸rsholm, Denmark

Paper No. OMAE2009-79161, pp. 147-154; 8 pages
doi:10.1115/OMAE2009-79161
From:
  • ASME 2009 28th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering
  • Volume 1: Offshore Technology
  • Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, May 31–June 5, 2009
  • Conference Sponsors: Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering Division
  • ISBN: 978-0-7918-4341-3 | eISBN: 978-0-7918-3844-0
  • Copyright © 2009 by ASME

abstract

A numerical package for simulating vessel motions in the time domain, WAMSIM, is extended to handle multiple moving bodies interconnected through a nonlinear mooring system. WAMSIM relies on the industry standard program WAMIT to calculate the hydrodynamic characteristics and interaction of multiple bodies in the frequency domain. The numerical code is used to simulate the motions and mooring line and fender forces of two LNG tankers moored side-by-side in shallow water. One of the gas tankers is moored to the sea floor through a turret with chain catenaries. Realistic short-crested irregular waves obtained from a Boussinesq wave model are used to force the model. Motion spectra of the simulated motions are compared to measured motions from physical scale model tests. The model shows good agreement with measured motions and mooring line forces.

Copyright © 2009 by ASME
Topics: Vessels , Water

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