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The SSC mission is to enhance the safety of life at sea, promote technology and education advancements in marine transportation, and to protect the marine environment. This will be done through advocating, participating in, and supporting cooperative research and development in Structural Design, Life Cycle Risk Management of Marine Structures, and Production Technologies.

What's New

The posting of four new projects since 2013!
  • SSC-469 - Strength and Fatigue Testing of Composite Patches for Ship Plating Fracture Repair
  • SSC-470 - Finite Element Modeling Methods: Vibration Analysis for Ships
  • SSC-471 - Structural Load Prediction for High Speed Planing Craft
  • SSC-472 - Survivability of Hull Girder in Damaged Condition

The upcoming 2016 EMI and PMC Probabilistic Mechanics and Reliability Conference which will be held in Nashville, TN May 22-25, 2016. Click on the linked logo on the Events page for more information.

The SSC has also just completed its 2016 Annual Project Selection Meeting. View the newly selected research ideas on the Research Recommendations page for more information.