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Canonical correlation of shipping forward curves
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2010)
The behavior and interrelations between the main shipping forward curves are analyzed using multivariate statistics after removing the volatility distortions dictated by the Samuelson hypothesis. Principal Components ...
Projection of fractures in ships for the evaluation of fatigue resistant designs
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2009)
Cracks in ships have been of great concern to the maritime industry for a very long time. The problem is controlled by improving design, minimizing operating stresses and through regular inspections and repairs. The big ...
Analysis of market characteristics for capesize bulk carriers
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2007)
Iron ore and coal play a key role in the global economy and their consumption per capita is indicative of a country's standard of living. Their vast majority is transported by sea, making many countries rely on the efficiency ...