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Propeller immersion factor - Container Stowage Plan affecting hull strength & stability of ship

container ship passage

Fig: Container ship passage


Propeller immersion requirements as per the vessels loading manual must be complied with.

Propeller immersion less that 100% will result in Loss of vessel Performance, Over speeding of the Main engine and Possible Stress or Damage to Machinery.









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