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  • Strategy for an efficient material non-linear multiscale analysis 

    Martínez García, Javier; Otero Gruer, Fermín Enrique; Oller Martínez, Sergio Horacio (2015)
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    As the internal microstructure of composite materials becomes more complex, multi-scale methods are gaining strength. These allow obtaining the material performance from the analysis of a representative volume element. The ...
  • Ships' stopover times & their impact on crews. Approach to regulation 4.4 MLC thorugh Port of Barcelona 

    Gorina Murcia, Borja; Martínez de Osés, Francesc Xavier (Iniciativa Digital Politècnica, 2014)
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    On the 20th of August 2013, the ILO’s Maritime Labour Convention 186 entered into force in the first 30 countries to ratify it. A few months after this milestone, now is the time to assess the degree of implementation of ...
  • Venezuelan ports master plans facing neighbord ports and globalization process 

    Salama Benazar, Rosana; Martínez Marín, Jesús Ezequiel; Martínez de Osés, Francesc Xavier (Iniciativa Digital Politècnica, 2014)
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  • How the Manila amendments to the STCW code enhance training in maritime safety and security 

    Madariaga Domínguez, Ernesto; Ortega, Andrés; Martínez Marín, Jesús Ezequiel; Díaz, Emma; Sotés, Iranzu; Oria, Jesús M.; Blanco, Beatriz; Sánchez, Lidia (Iniciativa Digital Politècnica, 2014)
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    This paper shows the changes that have occurred to the Manila Amendments to the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers Code (STCW 2010 Code). In the School of ...
  • Changes in Ro-Ro transport tendencies in Santander Port 

    Díaz, Emma; Ortega, Andrés; Madariaga Domínguez, Ernesto; Martínez Marín, Jesús Ezequiel; Sánchez, Lidia; Sánchez, Lidia; Blanco, Beatriz (Iniciativa Digital Politècnica, 2014)
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    In recent years the Ro-Ro traffic has undergone major changes being the most significant the heavy loads transport in break bulk or static cargo, in other words, that the transport of bulky and heavy loads in conventional ...
  • Efficiency of the cathode protection inthe sports crafts, fishing and cabotage boats 

    Girón, M. Alfredo; Madariaga Domínguez, Ernesto; Martínez Marín, Jesús Ezequiel; Rio Calonge, Belén; Oria, Jesús M. (Iniciativa Digital Politècnica, 2014)
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    This paper studies the efficiency of sacrificial anodes in nautical engineering, marine and maritime. The anode design, quality manufacturing process and proper installation are critical processes for maximum protection ...
  • WiderMoS, a new way to make better business by using the EU core network corridors and smart logistics 

    Velásquez Correa, Sergio Iván; Montori Díez, Agustin; Montaresi, Federica; Pico, Alexio (Iniciativa Digital Politècnica, 2014)
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    In December 2013, the new European transport infrastructure policy has been launched through the adoption of the new TEN-T (Trans European Transport Network) guidelines, and throughout to the “Connecting Europe Facility” ...
  • Untitled 

    Montes de Oca, Reynaldo; Martínez Marín, Jesús Ezequiel; Martínez de Osés, Francesc Xavier; Madariaga Domínguez, Ernesto (2015-04-08)
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    Humanity system of life is highly supported by maritime transport when circa 8 thousand million people require about 8.800 million tons of merchandises by sea, going in some 105.000 merchant ships of over 100 GT, sailing ...
  • The effect of the economical crises of 2007 to the container shipping in Spain, Turkey and Greece 

    Senbursa, Nihan; Martínez Marín, Jesús Ezequiel (Iniciativa Digital Politècnica, 2014)
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    The present paper brings into sharp relief that how the economical crisis of 2007 affected maritime sector A-Z particularly in Container shipping in Spain- Greece – Turkey and how the butterfly effect of economical crisis ...
  • Resizing study of main and auxiliary engines of the tanker vessels and their contribution to the reduction of fuel consumption and GHG 

    Melo Rodríguez, Germán de; Echevarrieta Sazatornil, Ignacio (Iniciativa Digital Politècnica, 2014)
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    The maritime industry has great potential for improving energy efficiency in both new builds and existing ships. It is, therefore, necessary to identify the areas where improvements can be made to reduce fuel consumption, ...

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