• Seakeeping




This course covers basic ship seakeeping theory & practice. The course is intended for naval architects and marine engineers, with a need to understand and perform ship motion analysis: passenger comfort, deck accelerations, probability of slamming or shipping of green water.


  • Formulation and computation methods: 2D strip theory, 3D potential flow
  • Ship & sea: coordinate systems, seakeeping conventions
  • Mass moment of inertia
  • Sea spectra
  • Roll damping
  • Sea operational limits

Software of reference: GHS Seakeeping, MAESTRO-Wave
Course venue / delivery mode: live web sessions.
Duration : 3 x 2 hours, total 6 hours
Prerequisites : notions of hydrostatics and naval architecture
Instructor: Stéphane Dardel, naval architect
Course Language : English (French and Italian supported)

Cost: 650€ per participant. A minimum of 2 participants is required to confirm the course
Registration: please contact us at

Next Dates: Please contact us at or at Tel : +33 (0)4 92 91 13 24

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