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 Reporter October 2014 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

News

US House to Hold Hearing on Oil Export Ban

A House of Representatives panel will hold a hearing on Dec. 11 to explore whether a decades-old law that prohibits the export of crude oil makes sense in an era of domestic energy abundance.

Bollinger Delivers 11th FRC to the US Coast Guard

Bollinger Shipyards, Inc. has delivered the William Trump, the 11th Fast Response Cutter (FRC) to the United States Coast Guard.   The announcement was made by Bollinger Chief Operating Officer,

Australian Defence Minister Says Would Not Trust Submarine Firm to Build Canoe

Australia's defence minister has said he would not trust state-owned Australian Submarine Corp (ASC) "to build a canoe", fuelling expectations that most work in

Classification Societies

DNV GL Examines Container and Bulk Shipping Trends

DNV GL’s latest Container Ship Forum and Bulk Carrier Forum looked at a broad spectrum of topics including environmental regulations, trends in ship design as well as the new DNV GL rule set.

Preparing for Low Sulphur Operation

Stricter limitations on sulphur emissions (SOx) will pose many challenges to ships operating in Emission Control Areas (ECAs). If not handled with care, switching

Song Thu Lays Keel for New Dredger

The construction of a new vessel of dredging fleet, project TSHD 2000, has been launched to the RS class in Da Nang, Vietnam. The keel laying ceremony was held

Logistics

Matson Raises Guam, Micronesia Rates

Matson, Inc., a U.S. carrier in the Pacific, announced today that Matson Navigation Company, Inc. will raise its rates for the company's Guam/Commonwealth of the

Vacant Pier to Help Ease Long Beach Congestion

Pier S temporary depot to relocate empty containers for next five months    The Port of Long Beach expects a “Temporary Empty Container Depot” planned for a vacant

Russian Liftings for Western Options at 12-Year Low

By Gleb Gorodyankin MOSCOW, Nov 25 (Reuters) - Exports of Russian crude oil to Western markets are set to fall by almost a third in December and reach a 12-year

Consulting

Kemp Succeeds Semple at Wood Group

Wood Group announced following changes to its senior management team. Alan Semple, chief financial officer (CFO) has advised the board that he intends to

EMGS to Map Brazil's Gas Hydrates

Electromagnetic Geoservices ASA (EMGS) has received a contract worth USD 1.5 million for a research project in Brazil. The project will use 3D EM data to map

Fulcrum Buys BMT Snyek Technologies

BMT Group announced the sale of BMT Syntek Technologies Inc to Fulcrum Corporation. Fulcrum Corporation, based in Arlington, VA., providies customized services

 
 
Maritime Standards Pipelines Pod Propulsion Port Authority Salvage Ship Electronics Ship Repair Ship Simulators Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | 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: 0.1670 sec (6 req/sec)