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Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 25th May 2014, 19:24
Replies: 604
Views: 104,021
Posted By FILIPVS
I think you are misunderstanding my posts....

I think you are misunderstanding my posts. Lifeboats are really neccesary, but on a capsized ship they are not useful. Any ship with a permanent heel greater than 15-20 degrees is considered a...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 25th May 2014, 18:46
Replies: 604
Views: 104,021
Posted By FILIPVS
I know nothing about ballast distribution during...

I know nothing about ballast distribution during those sea trials, but ZENOBIA was fulfilling all requirements of the approved stability booklet. Even in such conditions she listed 25 degrees when...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 25th May 2014, 17:21
Replies: 604
Views: 104,021
Posted By FILIPVS
The question is not if an intact ship floats, as...

The question is not if an intact ship floats, as you have clearly explained to us here.

The important question is if a damaged ship remains stable during evacuation in order to permit to use...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 25th May 2014, 16:20
Replies: 604
Views: 104,021
Posted By FILIPVS
On sea trials the roro ZENOBIA developed a list...

On sea trials the roro ZENOBIA developed a list of 25 degrees while turning circle characteristics were being assesed, with the rudder full to one side. The ship was in ballast, that was the good...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 25th May 2014, 14:39
Replies: 604
Views: 104,021
Posted By FILIPVS
Yes, but all ships that you know have lifeboats...

Yes, but all ships that you know have lifeboats or liferafts on board as safety measure, right?

Of course lifeboats are not used in all emergencies on board, only a minor percentage of ships in...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 24th May 2014, 18:21
Replies: 604
Views: 104,021
Posted By FILIPVS
Sorry but all is out there, in the accident...

Sorry but all is out there, in the accident report made by flag state where everybody can read it. Herald was overloaded and was carrying more passengers than permitted the same day that she...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 24th May 2014, 12:44
Replies: 604
Views: 104,021
Posted By FILIPVS
Herald Free Enterprise was systematically...

Herald Free Enterprise was systematically overloaded in every trip (and carried more passengers than permitted), exactly as SEWOL did. But couriously this fact had not any relevance for british...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 24th May 2014, 04:53
Replies: 604
Views: 104,021
Posted By FILIPVS
And what is the experience expected for a Captain...

And what is the experience expected for a Captain in evacuating capsized passenger ships exactly? Do you know any ship evacuated by crew after capsize with all passengers on board?? I do not know...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 24th May 2014, 02:01
Replies: 604
Views: 104,021
Posted By FILIPVS
Did you ever heard about schedules and commercial...

Did you ever heard about schedules and commercial pressures?? Roro ships work always in this dificult environment. I know it, you know it and naval architects also know it. So why do they design...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 22nd May 2014, 15:03
Replies: 604
Views: 104,021
Posted By FILIPVS
Good question! Please remember that this site is...

Good question! Please remember that this site is not a SECT!
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 21st May 2014, 01:59
Replies: 604
Views: 104,021
Posted By FILIPVS
CONTINUING... Special viewpoints on ro/ro...

CONTINUING...

Special viewpoints on ro/ro ships

Experiences from ro/ro traffic shows that even if the transport technical system is well established within the shipping industry and from an...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 21st May 2014, 01:52
Replies: 604
Views: 104,021
Posted By FILIPVS
Continuing the case ZENOBIA ...

Continuing the case ZENOBIA

http://www.hurghada-team.de/zenobia%20info.htm

"The loss of the ship [ZENOBIA]

When The Zenobia reached the roadstead of Larnaca, the ship had a 40 degree port...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 21st May 2014, 01:45
Replies: 604
Views: 104,021
Posted By FILIPVS
Continuing the case ZENOBIA ...

Continuing the case ZENOBIA

http://www.hurghada-team.de/zenobia%20info.htm

"Free Water Surface

With basis of the condition of the ship accounted for by the Commander of the ship, the loading...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 21st May 2014, 01:09
Replies: 604
Views: 104,021
Posted By FILIPVS
During sea trials the ship has not trailers and...

During sea trials the ship has not trailers and heavy cargo shifting on deck!!
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 20th May 2014, 20:11
Replies: 604
Views: 104,021
Posted By FILIPVS
Continuing the case ZENOBIA "The Autopilot...

Continuing the case ZENOBIA

"The Autopilot and The Cross-Over Valves (http://www.hurghada-team.de/zenobia%20info.htm)

The function of and the way the autopilot operated was something that...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 20th May 2014, 15:44
Replies: 604
Views: 104,021
Posted By FILIPVS
Continuing the case ZENOBIA Source: ...

Continuing the case ZENOBIA

Source:
http://www.hurghada-team.de/zenobia%20info.htm

Stability Characteristics and Cargo Handling



The Commission has established that the Zenobia fulfils...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 20th May 2014, 15:42
Replies: 604
Views: 104,021
Posted By FILIPVS
The Commanding Officer then ordered the mates to...

The Commanding Officer then ordered the mates to prepare the portside lifeboats, and to inform the passengers and the crew to be prepared to board the lifeboats if necessary. The Chief Engineer and...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 20th May 2014, 15:37
Replies: 604
Views: 104,021
Posted By FILIPVS
Interesting reading regarding the rudder effect...

Interesting reading regarding the rudder effect on inherently unstable roro ships.
This was the history of the roro ZENOBIA (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MS_Zenobia):

"The Zenobia did departure...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 19th May 2014, 13:27
Replies: 604
Views: 104,021
Posted By FILIPVS
I do not agree. Many passengers (teenagers and...

I do not agree. Many passengers (teenagers and not teenagers) tried to go outside by themselves but it was impossible because corridors were crowded with people in panic.

Regarding crew...
Forum: Histories 18th May 2014, 22:16
Replies: 10
Views: 2,808
Posted By FILIPVS
I accept your argument. In History things are not...

I accept your argument. In History things are not "negro" and white... even in Texas!!
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 18th May 2014, 22:07
Replies: 604
Views: 104,021
Posted By FILIPVS
"In the 40 minutes between 8:55 a.m. (the...

"In the 40 minutes between 8:55 a.m. (the distress call) and 9:37 a.m. (last call between the First Mate and the company,) the Crew does nothing to save the passengers. Nothing. ******* nothing. "
...
Forum: Tugs 13th May 2014, 13:19
Replies: 4
Views: 1,320
Posted By FILIPVS
I was doing some research but no news about...

I was doing some research but no news about COLON...
Forum: Histories 13th May 2014, 10:40
Replies: 10
Views: 2,808
Posted By FILIPVS
The Alamo is a myth. It is historical value is...

The Alamo is a myth. It is historical value is merely subjective, being very important for American nationanlists but void of interest for any serious historian. The Alamo's "heroic" freedom...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 11th May 2014, 21:58
Replies: 604
Views: 104,021
Posted By FILIPVS
I would like to say as mere reference, that...

I would like to say as mere reference, that spanish legislation, in those things regarding Captain duties in case onf peril, it says nothing about be obliged to be the last to abandonne the ship.
...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 11th May 2014, 14:16
Replies: 24
Views: 5,424
Posted By FILIPVS
No idea. But here below you have the schedules...

No idea. But here below you have the schedules for BARCELONA-NEW YORK until ends of May. But If you make VALENCIA-NEW YORK you save one or two days of transit, ie is cheaper and direct to...
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