Numéro : 2170 - Year : 1991
SPONSONS application to passenger ships: a case study
D. BOOTE, ISTITUTO DIINGEGNERIA NAVALE, UNIVERSITA' DI GENOVA
The present paper discusses the application of sponsons to a twin-screw passenger ferry. Four different versions of sponsons have been designed and tested in a towing tank. The results are compared to the power predictions obtained through traditional methods for twin-screw Merchant ships.