At first glance, ballast tanks might not seem the most obvious fit for RIBs and powerboats, typically being the preserve of larger, ocean-going vessels. However, switch the ballast tank’s key role from guaranteeing hydrostatic stability to preventing slamming at high speeds, and its utilisation aboard smaller craft makes a lot more sense. Excessive slamming […]
Whole Body Vibration
Ship & Boat International eNews: August 2021
An energy-absorbing, impact-mitigating material originally developed for runners, and subsequently proven within international warzones, is helping to contribute to the marine sector’s ongoing efforts to counter whole body vibration.