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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.

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  • The Committee is excited to announce the kickoff of SR-1482, "Digital Twin Methodologies for the Integration of Hull Monitoring Systems with Physics-Based Models to Support Ship Operations and Service Life Extensions". For those interested in participating in the Project Technical Committee (PTC) please RSVP to LT Braden Rostad, SSC Executive Director, by 1 January 2020. The project details can be viewed here
  • The TOP TEN projects for 2020 as voted by the Committee are available to review here.
  • On January 13, 2021 the Committee published SSC-476 "Design and Performance Evaluation Methods for Crack Arrestor Enhanced Aluminum Marine Structures". This report serves to improve the existing modeling capability for crack initiation and propagation. SSC-476 along with all other SSC reports can be found here.

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