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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 SSC is seeking volunteers to participate on a Project Technical Committee for an upcoming project titled "Exploring the Suitability of COTS Structural Health Monitoring Hardware and Software for Naval Use". Please contact the Executive Director as soon as possible, and no later than Friday, July 6, 2018. CLICK HERE for more information.

  • Announcing the release of our newest report, SSC-473, titled:

    Methodology for Defining Technical Safe Speeds for Light Ice-Strengthened Government Vessels Operating In Ice.

    The full text of the report can be found on the Reports page, or by clicking HERE.

  • Project SR-1479, "Design and Evaluation Tool for Crack Arrestor Enhanced Aluminum Marine Structures", was awarded to ABS Group Consulting, Inc. with a planned completion date of September 2018. More details on this project and all other on-going projects can be found HERE.

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Last Updated 06/18/2018