SCALE-MODEL TESTS OF A MOORED TANKER AT LEIXOES PORT WITH BREAKWATER'S EXTENSION
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Pinheiro, L., Abdelwahab, H., Santos, J. A., Fortes, C., & Soares, C. G. (2020). SCALE-MODEL TESTS OF A MOORED TANKER AT LEIXOES PORT WITH BREAKWATER’S EXTENSION. Coastal Engineering Proceedings, (36v), structures.37. https://doi.org/10.9753/icce.v36v.structures.37

Abstract

This paper describes the physical model, experimental setup and tests performed to study the motions and forces of a ship moored to the pier A at the Leixoes oil terminal, following the breakwater's extension at 300m, for different sea states. The Leixoes port layout was implemented at scale 1:80 with the detailed model similar to the prototype bathymetry and surrounding structures. The moored ship is a scale model of an oil tanker with a total length of 3.43 m and 0.135 m draft.

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https://doi.org/10.9753/icce.v36v.structures.37
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References

Marcos-Rita (1984). On the behaviour of moored ships in harbors: Theory, practice and model tests. Thesis, LNEC, Lisbon.

Rosa-Santos, Veloso-Gomes, Taveira-Pinto, Brògueira-Dias (2010). Physical Modelling of Leixões Oil Terminal –Portugal, Conference of Harbour Infrastructure Seminar (PIS), Delft, Netherlands.

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