Ship Stability: Terms & Definitions

While computers have made stability calculations easier, it's still important to understand the core concepts behind stability and how to keep your vessel stable, especially when weight is being transferred. Using detailed visuals and animations, this video builds your understanding of ship stability by presenting important concepts, from the basics up to more advanced principles.


  • Visual definitions of keel, centerline, depth, beam, forward perpendicular, waterline, transverse and more
  • Understand draft marks, load lines, displacement, and freeboard
Available on:On Demand
Length: 11
Audio: EN
Subtitles: EN, CH, SP
Item no: DVD0-113
Categories: Deck Operations
STCW: Navigational Watch (A-II/1), Master, Chief Mate (A-II/2)

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