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Dear Sir,
please explain how to carry out the final trimming without the trimming table. in Handy sized vessels ( only 5 holds), there are no trimming tables.
thank you

Posted by Anuradha
Asked on August 28, 2021 10:35 pm

Hi everyone.i watched your video tutorial on is very helpful. Can I ask you to give me an excel sheet for trimming ?. Thank you so much

Posted by kevin thuong
Answered On March 10, 2022 10:51 pm

Well noted your request. We shall be reverting on this with a complete solve example so everyone can benefit from this. We shall inform you once it is posted.

Posted by marinetales
Answered On August 29, 2021 4:02 pm

Thank you very much for the answer, could you please do the sum with an example. So it's easy to understand. Thank you so much.

Posted by Anuradha
Answered On August 29, 2021 3:56 pm

Hi Anuradha,

Thanks a lot for great question. Normally, all ship's have a trimming table which is provided onboard for calculating trimming values. The reason is that it is the most quickest method of carrying out trimming calculations. Coming to your question for a situation where the trimming tables are not available, in this case we use the LCG (Longitudinal Centre of Gravity) method in order to determine the trimming quantities and hold distribution. To tell you briefly about the same, the maximum quantity which is permitted to be loaded is determined by the officer by using simple formulae [ (final mid draft - current mid draft) x TPC X 100].
Let us say you want to use hold no 1 and 5 to load this quantities. So, what you are trying to find here is that how much quantity of cargo is loaded in to 1 and 5 so that you have the cargo and the ship finishes on Even Keel. Without trimming tables, you need to use the LCG method to determine the final LCG corresponding displacement. Using few formulas you can determine the final change in trim and final drafts. Let us know, in case you need us to make a complete tutorial on this topic. Thanks again.

Posted by marinetales
Answered On August 29, 2021 2:20 pm