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Area of Waterplane = L x B x CW
…. L = Length of vessel
…. B = Breadth of vessel Followers
...CW = Co-efficient of Waterplane Followers (155) Next

Volume of Displacement = L x B x d x CB
…. d = depth of vessel
….CB = Block co-efficient
Volume (V) = L x B x d

## Displacement (W) = L x B x d x R.D Follow

... R.D = Relative density of water

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TRIM

## Trimming Moment = w x d ( d = distance from COF )

Area of Waterplane = L x B x Cw

Volume of Displacement = L x B x D x CB

TPCsw = 1.025A
100

FWA = W .

40 TPC

## DWA = FWA (1.025 – R.D)

0.025

MCTC = WGML

100L

## TPCDW = R.D x TPCSW

1.025
MCTCDW = R.D x MCTCSW
1.025

Displacement(DW) = RD x Displacement(sw)
1.025

Sinkage (cms) = w .

TPC

## COT = Trimming Moments

MCTC

## COD Aft = la x COT

L

LCG = LCB

BM = B2
12d

KB = draft
2

## New Draft = Old Density

Old Draft New Density

## New Displacement = New Density

Old Displacement Old Density

## TO KEEP THE AFT DRAFT CONSTANT

d = L x MCTC
la x TPC ….keeping the aft draft constant

d = L x MCTC
lf x TPC ….keeping the fwd draft constant

## d = Distance from the CF

la = Distance from the AP
lf = Distance from the FP

## Change in Draft (cms) = ( l. x w x d ) ± w .

L        MCTC        TPC
( - ive for Draft Aft)
( + ive for Draft Fwd)
( la for aft and lf for fwd)

## Trim (cms) = W (LCB - LCG)

MCTC
(Values for LCB, LCG and MCTC should be final)
COT WITH CHANGE OF DENSITY

RD1 x MCTC2

## LCGINITIAL = LCB ± ( Trim (cms) x MCTC )

W
….( - ive for stern trim )
….( + ive for head trim )

L

## TRIM EFFECT FWD = lf x Trim

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BILGING

## WHEN HEIGHT OF COMPARTMENT IS GIVEN AND ABOVE WATER LEVEL

CALCULATE SINKAGE BY RECOVERABLE BUOYANCY METHOD:

L x B

## Buoyancy still to be recover = Lost buoyancy – Recoverable

Buoyancy
Volume of Lost Buoyancy = l x b x draft

## WHEN IN QUESTION PERMEABILITY OF THE CARGO IS GIVEN

CALCULATE THE EFFECTIVE LENGTH OF THE TANK:

Stowage Factor

## Broken Stowage = Actual Stowage – Solid Stowage

Solid Stowage = 1 .
R.D of liquid in tank

## Effective Length = Tank’s length ORIGINAL x Permeability ( m )

NB
After calculating ‘Effective length’ always use this length for tank’s length.

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BILGING

MIDSHIP COMPARTMENT

## NON WATER TIGHT WATER TIGHT

Sinkage = v .
A- a …If NON WATER TIGHT

Sinkage = v .
A …If WATER TIGHT

BM = LB3
12V …If WATER TIGHT
BM = (L – l)B3
12V …If NON WATER TIGHT

BILGING

SIDE COMPARTMENT

## PLAN VIEW OF A SHIP

Sinkage = v .
A- a …If NON WATER TIGHT

Sinkage = v .
A …If WATER TIGHT

TANq = BB1
GM ….q = List

BB1 = a x d
Final A ….d = Distance from center of tank to
ship’s center line
….Final A = A - a
BM = IOZ
V

2
….A = A - a
IAB = LB3 - lb3
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BILGING

END COMPARTMENT

## AFT COMP. BILGED FWD COMP. BILGED

NON WATER TIGHT NON WATER TIGHT

Sinkage = v .
A- a …If NON WATER TIGHT

Sinkage = v .
A …If WATER TIGHT

## If ‘KG’ is not given, then GML = BML

BM = L3B
12V …If WATER TIGHT

BM = (L – l)3B
12V …If NON WATER TIGHT

COT = w x d
MCTC ….w = l x b x dft x R.D
….d = L ..(Non water tight case)
2
….d = tank’s center to CF
..(Water tight case)

MCTC = WGML

100L
COD Aft = la x COT

L                              ….la  =  ( L - l )  +  tank’s length
2
(For measuring the CF from AP) ..(Non water tight case)

…. la  =  L
2
(CF hasn’t changed and is amidships) ..(Water tight case)

When Fwd compartment is bilged (and non water tight), then just use

….la  =  ( L - l )
2
(Again for measuring the CF from AP) ..(Non water tight case)

IN CASE OF WATER TIGHT COMPARTMENT BELOW WATER LINE AND BELOW THE TANK THERE IS AN
EMPTY COMPARTMENT

## a) Deal as normal water tight case

b) Use volume of the tank only which is filled with water but not the portion beneath it.
c) But for KB of tank, use from K to center of tank

NB
IN WATER TIGHT CASE
· BM remains the same before and after
· KB is different before and after bilging
KB1 is half of Original Draft
KB2 is found by moments

## IN NON WATER TIGHT CASE

· BM is different before and after bilging
BM1 is LB3 and BM2 is (L - l)B3
12V 12V

## · KB is different before and after bilging

KB1 is half of Initial Draft
KB2 is half of New Draft

## WATER TIGHT CASE NON WATER TIGHT CASE

Calculate:
a) Sinkage by non w/t method
b) KB2 by Moments

NB:
In all cases of WATER TIGHT COMPARTMENT, calculate KB by the MOMENTS METHOD& use ‘New Draft’ in
calculating this KB when calculating volume.

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TANKER CALCULATIONS

TOTAL OBSERVED VOLUME (T.O.V.):
The Total Observed Volume of all Petroleum Liquids and Free Water at observed temperature.

GROSS OBSERVED VOLUME (G.O.V.):
The Total Volume of all Petroleum Liquids, excluding Free Water at observed temperature.

## G.O.V. = T.O.V. - Vfw (at observed temperature)

GROSS STANDARD VOLUME (G.S.V.):
The Total Volume of all Petroleum Liquids, excluding Free Water, corrected by appropriate Volume Correction
Factor for the observed temperature and API Gravity 60º F, Relative Density 60º F / 60º F or Density 15º C.

## G.S.V. = G.O.V. X V.C.F.

FREE WATER (Vfw):
The volume of water present in a tank which is not in suspension in the contained liquid at observed
temperature.

ONBOARD QUANTITY (O.B.Q):
Quantity of water, oil, slops, residue, sludge or sediment, remaining in the tanks prior to loading.

TOTAL CALCULATED VOLUME (T.C.V.):
It is the Gross Standard Volume plus Free Water.

## T.C.V. = G.S.V. + Vfw

Is equal to the Total calculated Volume minus O.B.Q.
Weight Correction Factor (W.C.F.) is applied to this Volume to obtain Weight in Metric Tons or Long Tons.
Shore Gross B/L figure is to be compared with this figure.
Whenever Free Water is found in Cargo:

## T.R.V. = T.C.V. - O.B.Q.

Is equal to the Gross Standard Volume minus O.B.Q.
Weight Correction Factor is applied to this Volume to obtain weight in Metric Tons or Long Tons.
Shore Gross B/L figure is to be compared with this figure when no Free Water is found in Cargo.

## LOADED OIL WEIGHT = (G.S.V. - O.B.Q.) W.C.F.

VESSEL’S EXPERIENCE FACTOR (V.E.F.):
Is equal to the Total of Gross B/L figures divided by the Total of Ship’s figures over the last 10 voyages.

For the purpose of calculating V.E.F., 10 TO 20 Voyages may be taken. However all voyages must ‘qualify’. A
minimum of 5 ‘qualified’ voyages is needed for some level of V.E.F.

The defination of a “qualified voyage is one that meets the following criteria:
· Any voyage that is within +/- 0.0030 of then average ratio of all voyages listed. (eg. If the average listed is
1.00105, then all voyages within the range 0.99805 through 1.00405 would qualify)
· Excludes all voyage prior to any structural modification which affected the vessel’s cargo capacity.
· Excludes load or discharge data where shore measurements were not available.

This Factor is not to be applied to ship’s figure for assessing Ship / Shore difference.

The Factor may be applied to Ship’s figure to obtain an approximate B/L figure, only as a counter check where:

## SHIP’S FIGURE X V.E.F = APPROXIMATE B/L FIGURE.

TABLES, VOLUME AND DENSITY:
API = AMERICAN PETROLEUM INDEX

## Previously there were 3 versions of ASTM Tables:

· USA Version - Giving API at 60º F
· UK Version - Giving Specific Gravity at 60º / 60º F (Ratio of density of Oil at 60º F to density of Water at
60º F = Specific Gravity)
· Metric Version - Giving Density at 15º C (eg. 0.865 kg/m3)

IN PRACTICE:
Volume at observed temperature is calculated by taking ullages.

## W.C.F. = DENSITY AT 15º C - 0.0011

NOTES:
Now all 3 Versions are combined together and made into total 14 Volumes which contain all calculations
regarding CRUDE, LUBE OIL, DIESEL OIL and all kinds of fluids / liquids.
A particular ship may have selected Volumes only, for the trade on which she is being run.

## HYDROMETER - TO MEASEURE DENSITY OF WATER

PICNOMETER - TO MEASURE DENSITY OF ANY LIQUID OTHER THAN WATER

SOLVED NUMERICALS:

## 1. Volume at observed temperature = 10000 m3

Density at 15º C. Use observed temperature = VCF
Volume at 15º C = 9000 m3 (Volume at observed temperature X VCF)
Therefore Weight in Vacuum = 9000 X 0.8 = 7200
Density at 15º C - 0.0011 = WCF
0.8 - 0.0011 = 0.7989
Therefore W = Volume at 15º C X 0.7989

## OBQ = ON Board Quantity

ROB = Remaining On Board

GOV = TOV - Vfw
GSV = GOV x VCF
TCV = GSV + Vfw
TRV = TCV - obq

## TRU x WCF is the figure used to compare B/L figure.

(GSV – OBQ) x WCF = Weight of Oil Loaded

API at 60º F  =   141.5               -   131.5
SG 60º / 60º F

## API 10 is for fresh water.

Higher the API, the lighter the product

## 6A A - stands for Crude Oil

6B B - stands for Product Oil

2. On commencement of discharge of No. 3 © tank at 1324, EK draft of 9.00 m, ullage of 0.20 m with
waterdip 15 cm.
On completion of bulk discharge at 1800, sounding of 3 © was 20 cm.
The tank is box shaped with dimensions L = 14, B = 12, D = 10, density at 15º C = 0.8937
Average Cargo temperature = 26.0º C. Find the rate of discharge.

## TOV = 14 x 12 x 9.8 = 1646.4 m3

Vfw = 14 x 12 x 0.15 = 25.2 m3
GOV = 1646.4 – 25.2 = 1621.2 m3
GSV = GOV x VCF = 1608.026 m3

By Interpolation:
0.8937
0.890 0.895
26º C 0.9918 0.9919
therefore VCF = 0.991874

## Therefore Weight of oil on arrival = 1608.026 x 0.8926 = 1435.324 Tons

Volume ROB (0.2 x 14 x 12) x VCF x WCF = 29.747 Tons

## Therefore Rate of Discharge in MT = (1435.324 - 29.747)

TIME

WEDGE FORMULA:
It is applicable to Center Tanks only and when the ship is upright and trimmed.
Refer to Figure 1.
Let Breadth of the tank = ‘b’, trim = 0º, dist. of ullage port from aft b/head = ‘d’, height of the tank = ‘h’.

## In triangle DGB, angle DGB = 90º

DB = DG Cosec 0 [ DG = Sounding = Pm = Pmiddle ]
= Pm Cosec 0
EC = Dist of ullage port from aft b/head = d
Now, BE = EC + BD – CD
Therefore BE = (d + Pm Cosec 0 – h Tan 0) ………………………. (A)

## BE is < / = AE [Wedge is formed]

EF = BE Tan 0
= (d + Pm Cosec 0 - h Tan 0) x Tan 0
Therefore Volume of Wedge = [1/2 x BE x EF] x b
Vwedge = [1/2 x BE x P] x b (B)

Now, Trim = 0
Therefore Tan 0 = Trim = T ………….(1)
Length L

Tan 0 = EF (2)
BE

## Comparing (1) and (2)

T = EF
L BE

Therefore BE = EF x L = P x L ………(3)
T T

## Putting value of BE (3) in (B),

Vwedge = ½ x (P x L) x P x b
T

## Vwedge = L x b x P2 Where P = EF = Ht. Of liquid at aft b/head

2T T = Trim
See Figure 2. below

IN CASE WHEN TRAPEZIUM IS FORMED INSTEAD OF WEDGE

## Refer to Figure 3 as above.

Corrected Sounding (P) = {Obs. Sounding (P’) + [d – (h – T/L)] x T/L}

## Area of Trapezium = [ (Pmax + z) + z] x l = [ 2P – Pmax] x l

1 2
Where P = Corrected sounding at aft b/head
P’ = Sounding observed from ullage port
d = Dist of ullage port from aft b/head
h = Height of the tank
T = Trim, L = Length of the ship, l = Length of the tank, b = Breadth of the tank

## The instead of wedge, a trapezium is formed of volume…

Volume = [ Pmax + 2z ] x l x b
2

MORE NUMERICALS:

## 1. Given tank ullage = 37 cm

Observed temperature of Cargo = 19.3º C
Density of Cargo in Vacuum at 15º C = 0.857 t/m3
Water Content = 165 m3
Calculate amount of Cargo in the tank in MT.
TOV = 3014.9 m3 at 19.3º C
GOV = TOV - Vfw
GOV = 3041.9 – 165 = 2876.9 m3
GSV = 2876.9 x VCF
= 2876.9 x 0.9966
= 2867.1185 m3

= 2453.967 MT

## 2. LBP = 150 M, Trim = 1.30 m

P’ = 58 cm = 0.58 m
d = 1.500 m, l = 12, b = 15, h = 19
R.D. = 0.89

## Pcorr.sdg = P’ + [ d – (h x T/L) ] x T/L

= 0.58 + [ 1.5 – (19 x 1.3/150) ] x 1.3/150 = 0.592 m

## Area of Trapezium ABCF,

= ( 0.592 + 0.488 ) x 12 = 6.48 m2
2

## 2. The vessel is on even keel

(A) Ullage = 0.43 m, Water dip = 0.12 m
Density at 15º C = 0.8572
Observed temperature = 33.5º C

Tov = 1955.0 m3
Vfw = 14.8 m3

## Therefore GOV = TOV – Vfw = 1940.2 m3

VCF = 0.985388
GSV = GOV x VCF = 1940.2 x 0.985388 = 1911.8498
WCF = 0.8572 – 0.0011 = 0.8561

## (B) At the end of discharge,

Ullage = 10.3 m, Sdg = 0.20 m = P’
Trim = 2 m, l x b x h = 20 x 8 x 10.5
d = 1.000 m, LBP = 150

## Pcorr.sdg = P’ + [ d – (h x T/L) ] x T/L

= 0.20 + [ 1.0 – (10.5 x 2/150) ] x 2/150 = 0.21466

## P = [ 1.0 + 0.2Cosec 0 – 10.5 x 2/150] x 2/150

= [ 1.0 + 0.2 x 81.404 – 10.5 x 2/ 150 ] x 2/150 = 0.22854

2T 2x2

## Therefore Volume of wedge = 15.6697 m3

3.   l x b x h = 40 x 20 x 20 m3
Ullage of oil = 1.24 m Trim = 3 m
Height of ullage point = 1.10 m LBP = 200 m
Depth of free space above oil = 0.14 m d = 1.6 m
Depth of oil = P’ = 19.86 m
Water dip = 21.1 – 20.94 = 0.61 m

## Pcorr.sdg = { [P’] + [ (d – h x T/L) ] x T/L }

= [ 19.86 + ( 1.6 – 20 x 3 / 200) x 3 / 200 ] = 19.8795

## Volume of trapezium = ( 19.2795 – 19.8795) x 40 x 20 = 15663.8 m3

2
Now considering the water dip,
Pmax = EF /AE = T/L
Pmax = 3/200 x 40 = 0.60 m

## Present P’ = ( d + Pm Cosec 0 – h Tan 0) x Tan 0

= ( 1.6 + 0.16 x 66.901 – 20 x 0.015 ) x 0.015 = 0.180 m

## Volume of wedge EBF = L x b x P2/ 2T = 200 x 20 x 0.18 x 0.18/ 2 x 3 = 21.6 m3

TOV = 15663.8 m3
Vfw = 21.6 m3
GOV = 15642.2 m3
VCF = x 0.980784
GSV = 15341.619 m3
WCF = x 0.8135

## Therefore amount of oil in Tonnes = 12480.407 MT

Dan Debnam said...
regards
January 20, 2015 at 8:55 PM

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I'm working on a vessel stability article now at WetBoating.com It's a long way from being finished, but I
am trying to put vessel stability into easy to understand terms. Capt. Marc
March 5, 2015 at 8:42 AM

Job G said...
i need help with pontoons stability at large angles of heel. Can you recommend a book o a file in which i
can find an analitycal method to calculate it?
May 18, 2015 at 8:19 AM

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Thank you for sharing valuable information. Library Cupboard Furniture | Student Desk
July 28, 2016 at 2:13 AM

Christian Villaruel said...
GOOD DAY SIR I NEED HELP! .HOW TO SOLVE GGO AND WHAT IS THE MEANING OF GGO
December 4, 2016 at 1:38 AM

Christian Villaruel said...
god day sir,
how to solve GGo sir
what is the meaning of ggo sir
December 4, 2016 at 1:39 AM

manoj agrahari said...
refer to the stability booklet and determine which tanks cause relatively more free surface effect if kept
slack...kindly help me with an example
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