Corroded tankers might be subjected to a very serious structural damage if involved in collision accidents. For understanding or preventing the collision accidents, various studies are being proposed by researchers to improve the analysis method.
In this paper, four types of double hull oil tankers (Panamax, Aframax, Suezmax and VLCC) are used. Probabilistic approach is used to create ship-ship collision scenarios for each target structure and the ultimate longitudinal hull girder strength of the hypothetical oil tanker’s hull cross-section. The ALPS/HULL is used to simulate and is intelligent supersize finite element method (ISFEM) software. A relevant probability density function (PDF) is introduced using the results from finite element simulations of the ship-ship collisions, which is commonly used to predict residual strength.