BMT Fleet Technology

- Seakeeping Predictions Software


ShipmoPC is a widely used and extensively validated seakeeping software package that provides comprehensive ship motion and load predictions and analysis.

ShipmoPC can be used for monohull ships of all sizes in regular or irregular seas. Analysis capabilities include:

  • Prediction of ship motions in regular and irregular seaways with six degrees of freedom
  • Equipped with algorithms to predict deck wetness, slamming occurrence and slamming pressures
  • Extensive wave spectra selection
  • Human tolerance factors - motion induced interruption (MII), tipping and sliding
  • Predictions of motion and acceleration at user-specified locations
  • Still water and wave-induced hull girder moment shear torsional load assessment.

ShipmoPC offers a user-friendly interface with enhanced plotting capability and report quality output. Users can specify vessel features and environmental factors in order to predict monohull ship motions. ShipmoPC allows user-defined input on waves, mass/weight distribution, stabilizing systems, ship features, sea directions, seakeeping information and more.

The program can also be customized by the BMT development team in consultation with end users to provide additional functionality. ShipmoPC software is based upon extensive research and validation against a wide variety of ships ranging from offshore supply vessels to container ships, floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel and naval ships. BMT staff are continuously adding sea trials data to test ShipmoPC predictions and add new capabilities.

Extensive Reporting Capabilities
ShipmoPC provides a comprehensive choice of reporting capabilities with both graphical and tabular presentation of results. It can generate speed-referenced polar plots of any of the motion response parameters. The program also produces formatted text output and X-Y plots of results.

The software is compatible with a variety of other Windows™ based applications for post processing analysis. A comprehensive user manual and on-line help are included.

Technical Support and Consulting
BMT Fleet Technology provides technical support for ShipmoPC and also offers extensive marine consulting services for seakeeping performance.

With an over 35-year history of providing professional engineering services to the marine community, BMT Fleet Technology offers support in hydrodynamic analysis, full-scale sea trials and model test coordination.

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