The leeway of shipping containers at different immersion levels

  title={The leeway of shipping containers at different immersion levels},
  author={{\O}yvind Breivik and Arthur A. Allen and Christophe Maisondieu and Jens Christian Roth and Bertrand Forest},
  journal={Ocean Dynamics},
The leeway of 20-ft containers in typical distress conditions is established through field experiments in a Norwegian fjord and in open-ocean conditions off the coast of France with a wind speed ranging from calm to 14 m s−1. The experimental setup is described in detail, and certain recommendations were given for experiments on objects of this size. The results are compared with the leeway of a scaled-down container before the full set of measured leeway characteristics are compared with a… Expand

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