INTERNATIONAL SHIP ANDOFFSHORE STRUCTURES CONGRESS20-25
AUGUST 2006SOUTHAMPTON, UKVOLUME 2
CONDITION ASSESSMENT OF AGED SHIPS
Concern for the development of methods for assessing the serviceability and safety of agedsteel ships. This shall include assessment of the structural condition (in view of corrosion,fatigue cracking and local denting), methods for repair, quantification of strength of deteriorated and repaired ships (as well as criteria for acceptable damage), with due accountof the uncertainties involved. Consideration shall be given to cost-benefit and risk-baseddecision procedures for remedial actions.
Chairman: J K Paik F BrennanC A CarlsenC DaleyY GarbatovL IvanovC M RizzoB C SimonsenN YamamotoH Z Zhuang
Condition assessment, aged ships, age related deterioration, corrosion wastage, fatiguecracking, local denting, cost-benefit remedial actions, risk assessment, risk-based inspection,risk-based maintenance and repair.