Draft Survey: The Other Side
Oct08

Draft Survey: The Other Side

Distance Draft Mark From Perpendiculars The above picture show you the distance of draft mark to perpendiculars. Some of you may have finds the above arrangement. But how if you find it for the first time? How do you calculate it? Commonly in the table for draft correction, the distance of draft mark measures to the nearest perpendiculars such as; Distance of Aft Draft Mark to Aft Perpendicular, Distance of Mid Draft Mark to Mid...

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Updated: Marine Survey Software
Jul08

Updated: Marine Survey Software

Recently, I have updated marine survey software for better performance and assist your fast calculation during surveying. In this version there are some updates includes: – Clean and Larger interface with simple and easy data input for the survey. – The software created basis Microsoft Excel files that works best with excel 2007-2013 and it could also working with excel 97-2003. – The presentation is creates by...

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Draft Survey: Barge Overhang Method
Jul04

Draft Survey: Barge Overhang Method

I found this alternative method from draft survey course book, hope it usable. Frankly, I never use this method yet, as we required the barge owners to provide the hydrostatic table for draft survey. The overhang method use the same principles with the method of calculating the volume of a prism. The weight of the barge will be getting by multiplying the volume with the water density where the barge is afloat. Measure the dimension of...

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Draft Survey Software Review
Jul10

Draft Survey Software Review

A few weeks ago, I have got the full version of Draft Survey Software, thanks to Capt. Michael from MW Marine Services, LLC that has given me free. Now, I have time to post the review of Draft Survey software, so the reader could give comment and feedback to software owner for next expansion. This review is based on the software I have tested. Just continue reading to check the below test. The below screenshot show how the software...

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Draft Survey Software
Apr16

Draft Survey Software

I have tried to complete the sevensurveyor project and developed one simple software for draft survey calculation named 7S DraftSurvey. This software is made for automatic draft survey calculation such as; quartermean draft, trim, fore and aft draft corrections, Displacement, TPC, LCF, MTC, 1st & 2nd trim corrections, density correction and deductibles. The software could be used to determine the total cargo loading/unloading on...

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