Scientists target ships’ rock ’n’ roll

Navy Sailors will be happy about this!!! Unwanted vessel motion causes more problems than seasicknessBy CHRIS LAMBIE Staff Reporter Seasick sailors rejoice. Defence scientists are looking for a way to reduce the amount warships roll by half. “One of the aims is to increase crew comfort because ship motions have several effects on humans,” said Kevin McTaggart, an engineer with Defence Research and Development Canada. “The one that a lot…

January 18, 2008

Trihedral VTS Set To Expand

Where does this fit in the marine world?Trihedral VTS Alarm and Monitoring and tank sounding system is fitted in ships on the East Coast and North Sea. They have also developed and retrofitted FAMP control and breaker control software on older ships. The alarm and monitoring software is very user friendly and I haven’t met anyone who didn’t like it. And to make it that much better, they are a…

October 5, 2007