For those about to sit deck officer examinations, or for those serving on Ro-Ros the topic of Ro-Ro stability is definitely one to have a good knowledge of. The UK MAIB have published a safety flyer on the Hoegh Osaka grounding that is well worth a read.
A really hand revision list of the Safety Lessons from the report
Assessing a ship has adequate stability for its intended voyage on completion of cargo operations and before it sails must not be neglected.
Sufficient time must be made before departure for an accurate stability calculation to be completed.
A loading computer’s output can only be as accurate as the information entered into it.
The master has ultimate responsibility for the safety of his/her ship. This responsibility cannot be delegated to shore-based managers or charterers’ representatives.