Adverse Conditions

Adverse conditions

“Adverse conditions” mean sea conditions with the following parameters:

Significant wave height hs, m

Peak wave period TP, s

Mean wind speed Vw, m/s


7.0 to 15.0



Source: Resolution MEPC.232(65), 2013 Interim Guidelines for determining minimum propulsion power to maintain the manoeuvrability of ships in adverse conditions, 17 May 2013, International Maritime Organization. Regulatory Guidance

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