Pre-Arrange Trim Method on Panamax Vessel when Transit through the Panama Canal
The Panama Canal Authority has special requirements on “Size and Draught Limitation of vessels” when a vessel transit through the Panama Canal. This paper based on requirements from the Panama Canal Authority and characteristics of the Panamax vessel, represents a pre-arranged trim method on making optimum cargo plan so as to fully utilize the Panamax vessel’s carrying capacity and ensure smooth transit through the Panama Canal, it has been proved efficient and reliable.
J. Shen and Y. T. Wang, "Pre-Arrange Trim Method on Panamax Vessel when Transit through the Panama Canal", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 255-260, pp. 4115-4118, 2011