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A Case Study of the Wind Impact on Ship Ice-sticking
1 Tallinn University of Technology, Tallinn, Estonia
ABSTRACT: In the paper, the impact of wind on a ferry sailing in ice field is described and analysed. Two ice-sticking events on the Gulf of Finland are taken for the case study. The wind, especially its direction, is stated as an important factor to entrap a vessel in the ice. The wind blowing across the vessel longitude axis caused both the ships to stick.
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Citation note:
Rjazin J., Pärn O.: A Case Study of the Wind Impact on Ship Ice-sticking. TransNav, the International Journal on Marine Navigation and Safety of Sea Transportation, Vol. 10, No. 4, doi:10.12716/1001.10.04.06, pp. 583-585, 2016

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