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Winter, Theun (author)
The surge in demand for inland vessel goods transportation has necessitated the operation of larger vessels with increased drafts. These larger vessels generate significant induced loads from their more powerful bow thrusters during berthing and mooring. These loads can lead to scour, which ultimately results in instability of the quay wall. To...
master thesis 2024
Adank, Karlijn (author)
Sint Eustatius is a Caribbean island located in the north of the Lesser Antilles. The coastline west of the capital, Oranjestad Bay, is of vital importance to the island as it is here where tourism, recreation, the harbour and historical ruins are located. On the other hand, Oranjestad Bay has a heavily fluctuating beach, which is undesirable....
master thesis 2023
Cantoni, Irene (author)
During mooring operations, ships tend to make an extensive use of bowthruster in order to minimize the need for tug assistance. Jet caused by transverse thrusters directly impinges quay walls, and can cause scour on the bed, therefore threatening structural stability of quay walls. Presence of vertical quay walls induces reflection of...
master thesis 2020