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Transverse Stability

Basic Understanding In very broad terms, the ability of a vessel to maintain the true vertical can be termed as the measure of her Transverse Stability. Transverse Stability is the ability of the vessel to return to vertical when she has been heeled. The heeling

Damage Stability

Reg. 25 Ch II – 1 of SOLAS deals with subdivision & damage stability of Cargo Ships. Reg.25-8: Master shall be supplied with such reliable information so as to have raid & simple means to obtain accurate guidance as to stability under varying conditions of