4495 “Geavanceerde scheepstypen”



“Geavanceerde Scheepstypen”, by Peter van Oossanen, Published in “Schip en Werf”, Vol. 50, No. 4 & 5, 1983 (ID No. 4495).

This paper presents an overview of ship concepts allowing for positioning of the main volume of the hull above or below the water surface, essentially out of reach of surface waves. Such concepts allow for reaching higher speeds and a better performance in waves.