CPC 2.0 Fulfills IMO Requirements for Tankers

MarineLink.com
Thursday, September 05, 2013
Photo: HMC

The IMO has tightened the requirements for tankers that do not comply with damage stability regulations. An inspection campaign in 2010 targeting tankers has demonstrated that a significant amount of tankers were not loaded in compliance within IMO damage stability regulations. Loading instruments are very important and provide information about safe loading conditions. The loading computer assists the officer on duty to correctly load and ballast the vessel to ensure the configuration does not exceed the vessel’s damage stability values and strength requirements. A classification society such as DNV approves both hardware and software which should be present in each tanker.

HMC said it has always looked into the future and developed CPC 2.0, a loading instrument with all options which suits the needs of IACS requirements. CPC 2.0 combines all obliged stability and strength parameters with an efficient, user friendly and more accessible interface. CPC 2.0 is updated to all the latest IMO regulations and has the possibility to use handhelds and scanners to input data. It also calculates the damage stability based on the hull form and inner structure of the ship. CPC 2.0 displays when cargo or ballast levels are changed and shows stability limitations. Office versions are available for cargo planning and operational management purposes, in this way data can easily be transferred from the onshore office database to the offshore vessel database.

HMC offers inexperienced users in the safe use of CPC 2.0. Training for CPC can be given at its office or aboard participants’ vessels.

hmc.nl
 

Maritime Today


The Maritime Industry's original and most viewed E-News Service

Maritime Reporter April 2016 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

News

ICS Criticises 'Prestige’ Judgement by Spanish Court

At a meeting of the International Oil Pollution Compensation Funds (IOPCF) this week, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has strongly criticised the judgement

Almira, Ex. Dir. Palm Beach Port Honored by FCBF

Port of Palm Beach Executive Director Manuel Almira was inducted into the Florida Custom Brokers & Forwarders Association Hall of Fame. Mr. Almira was recognized

WILCO Logistics Bags Townsville Port Safety Works

WILCO Logistics Pty Ltd has been announced as the successful bid contractor on Breakwater safety works at the Port of Townsville.   Minister for Ports Mark Bailey said the overall $1.

Classification Societies

ABS Reflects on Strong 2015 Performance

153rd meeting of the classification society highlights class-centric strategy and vision for the future of class   ABS held its Annual Meeting on April 26, 2016 in New York,

New ClassNK Guidelines for Gas-fueled Ships

Classification society ClassNK has released the fourth version of its Guidelines for Gas Fueled Ships.   With the introduction of increasingly strict environmental regulations,

IRClass Enhances Services to Indian Navy

IRClass, the Indian Register of Shipping, today announced an increase in the range and level of services it provides to the Indian Navy, with the advent of naval

Logistics

Almira, Ex. Dir. Palm Beach Port Honored by FCBF

Port of Palm Beach Executive Director Manuel Almira was inducted into the Florida Custom Brokers & Forwarders Association Hall of Fame. Mr. Almira was recognized

Ageing Seaborne Steel Products

In 2015, seaborne steel products trade accounted for around a fifth of minor bulk trade, having grown on average by 6% per annum since 2010, according to Clarksons Research.

CKYHE Alliance to Reorganize US East Coast Service

CKYHE Alliance, COSCON, “K”Line, Yang Ming, Hanjin and Evergreen Line, is reorganizing their service network for Asia-US East Coast trade in 2016.   CKYHE Alliance

Consulting

ICS Criticises 'Prestige’ Judgement by Spanish Court

At a meeting of the International Oil Pollution Compensation Funds (IOPCF) this week, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has strongly criticised the judgement

V.Ships Wins Fortress Deal

V.Ships Offshore, part of V.Group has been awarded a ship management contract by Fortress Transportation and Infrastructure Investors LLC to provide full technical

Maersk Cuts Landing Certificate Issuance Time

* Maersk Line will introduce a simplified process for obtaining the Landing Certificates from May 1st , 2016   * Maersk line waives off the  Landing Certificate fee of INR 1000 Mumbai,

 
 
Maritime Security Maritime Standards Navigation Offshore Oil Pipelines Port Authority Salvage Ship Electronics Ship Simulators Sonar
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.0886 sec (11 req/sec)