Design and Operation of Wind Farm Support Vessels
27 February 2019
RINA invites papers from designers, class societies, operators, researchers and builders on all related topics, including:
- Vessel design: hull forms, general arrangements, interior designs, etc, especially those with innovative features
- Class society and national/international statutory requirements, including the impact of new rules and regulations on this sector
- Powering and propulsion: including the ever-increasing take-up of hybrid-electric (and, in some cases, pure-electric) propulsive systems
- Seakeeping and manoeuvrability
- Provisions for the carriage of increasing numbers of turbine technicians, plus larger cargo volumes
- Crew safety and comfort
- Crucial lessons learned from ‘Phase 1’ of dedicated WFSV design
Authors of selected papers will be invited to submit their paper for publication in the International Journal of Maritime Engineering.
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