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    • A comprehensive ship weather routing system using CMEMS products and A* algorithm 

      Grifoll Colls, Manel; Borén Altés, Clara; Castells Sanabra, Marcel·la (2022-07)
      Article
      Open Access
      We describe the implementation of a comprehensive software for Ship Weather Routing referred to as SIM- ROUTE. The A* pathfinding algorithm is used to optimize the sailing route as a function of the wave action. The aim ...
    • A ship routing system applied at short sea distances 

      Grifoll Colls, Manel; Martínez de Osés, Francesc Xavier (Universidad de Cantabria, 2017-07)
      Article
      Open Access
      New generation of high-resolution meteo-oceanographic predictions provides useful tools for routing of ships in short maritime distances. In this work, the optimal ship routing analysis is investigated in maritime routes ...
    • A simheuristic for the unmanned aerial vehicle surveillance-routing problem with stochastic travel times and reliability considerations 

      Panadero, Javier; Juan Pérez, Ángel Alejandro; Serrat Piè, Carles; Grifoll Colls, Manel; Freixes, Alfons (2019)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      In the unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) surveillance-routing problem, a limited fleet of UAVs with driving-range limitations have to visit a series of target zones in order to complete a monitoring operation. This operation ...
    • A statistical forecasting model applied to container throughput in a multi-port gateway system: the Barcelona-Tarragona-Valencia case 

      Grifoll Colls, Manel (2019-04)
      Article
      Open Access
      This contribution investigates the container throughput flow in a multi-port gateway system: Barcelona-Tarragona-Valencia (BTV). First, the paper examine the recent dynamics of the total and transshipment flow showing a ...
    • A synergetic combination of measurements and models to assess renewable wind energy in semi enclosed domains 

      Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín; González Marco, Daniel; Sospedra Iglesias, Joaquim; Sierra Pedrico, Juan Pablo; Espino Infantes, Manuel; Grifoll Colls, Manel; Pallarès Segarra, Esteve (SARTI, 2013)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
    • Added resistance parametrizations due to waves in a weather ship routing system 

      Borén Altés, Clara; Falevitch, Loïc; Castells Sanabra, Marcel·la; Grifoll Colls, Manel (2019)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      This contribution compares the parametrization of the wave effect on navigation in a weather ship routing system using three different formulations. The investigation is supported by the use of a ship routing system, the ...
    • An agile simheuristic for the stochastic team task assignment and orienteering problem: applications to unmanned aerial vehicles 

      Panadero, Javier; Juan Pérez, Ángel Alejandro; Grifoll Colls, Manel; Dehghanimohamamdabadi, Mohammad; Freixes, Alfons; Serrat Piè, Carles (2020)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Efficient coordination of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) requires the solving of challenging operational problems. One of them is the integrated team task assignment and orienteering problem (TAOP). The TAOP can be seen ...
    • Analysis of current intensification in the NorthWest Mediterranean Shelf 

      Mestres Ridge, Marc; Grifoll Colls, Manel; Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín (2016-02)
      Article
      Open Access
      Flow intensification episodes lasting more than 12 h are observed occasionally at different locations along the Northwestern Mediterranean coast. In the last years, these pulses have hindered ship operations outside the ...
    • Analysis of taxi travels during an epidemic period using system dynamics method 

      Yao, Haipeng; Huang, Zhen; Ye, Xiaofei; Grifoll Colls, Manel; Liu, Guiyun; Zheng, Pengjun (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2022-03-16)
      Article
      Open Access
      This paper explores the factors influencing taxi travel in the context of COVID-19 from both demand and supply sides and provides a quantitative comparison of taxi travel characteristics and taxi industry operations before ...
    • Annual General Assembly : International Association of Maritime Universities (IAMU) 

      Grifoll Colls, Manel; Martínez de Osés, Francesc Xavier; Castells Sanabra, Marcel·la; Martín Mallofré, Agustí (International Center for Numerical Methods in Engineering (CIMNE), 2018-10-17)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
      978-84-947311-7-4
    • Assessing nature based solutions for managing coastal bays 

      Fernández-Pedrera Balsells, Marta; Mestres Ridge, Marc; Fernández Tejedor, Margarita; Cerralbo Peñarroya, Pablo; Espino Infantes, Manuel; Grifoll Colls, Manel; Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín (2020-05)
      Article
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      This work investigates the hydrodynamic response of two small and shallow bays located in the Ebro Delta, in order to solve the problems affecting mussel farms, such as the high temperatures reached in the summer period ...
    • Breaching of a barrier beach under extreme events: the role of morphodynamic simulations 

      Gracia Garcia, Vicente; García León, Manuel; Grifoll Colls, Manel; Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín (Coastal Education Research Foundation (CERF), Coastal Processes Research Group, School of Marine Science and Engineering, Plymouth University, 2013)
      Conference report
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      A study of three breaching episodes of the Trabucador barrier beach (Spanish Mediterranean coast) is presented. The analysis is done from a modeling perspective using XBEACH and SWAN. The morphodynamic model (XBEACH) has ...
    • Caracterização da agitação marítima ao largo de Maputo 

      Guiloviça, C.B.; Oliveira, Tiago Castro Alves; Palalane, J.; Grifoll Colls, Manel; Gómez Aguar, Jesús Javier; Espino Infantes, Manuel (2011)
      Conference report
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      O objectivo deste trabalho é fazer a caracterização da agitação marítima ao largo de Maputo. Na ausência de dados de bóias e dados visuais que permitissem executar uma caracterização da agitação a longo prazo optou-se pela ...
    • Characterization of bottom sediment resuspension events observed in a micro-tidal bay 

      Grifoll Colls, Manel; Cerralbo Peñarroya, Pablo; Guillén Aranda, Jorge; Espino Infantes, Manuel; Boye Hansen, Lars; Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín (2019-03)
      Article
      Open Access
      In this study we investigate the variability in near-bottom turbidity in Alfacs Bay (in the northwestern Mediterranean Sea). The bay is characterized by a micro-tidal environment and seiching activity that may lead to flow ...
    • Characterizing the evolution of the container traffic share in the mediterranean sea using hierarchical clustering 

      Grifoll Colls, Manel; Karlis, Thanassis; Ortego Martínez, María Isabel (2018-12)
      Article
      Open Access
      This research investigates the traffic share evolution of the container throughput in the Mediterranean ports from 2000 to 2015 considering hierarchical clustering and concentration indexes. Compositional Data analysis ...
    • Characterizing the evolution of the Yangtze River Delta multi-port system using compositional data techniques 

      Huang, Dong; Grifoll Colls, Manel; Feng, Hongxiang; Ortego Martínez, María Isabel; Zheng, Pengjun (2021-09-12)
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      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      The Yangtze River Delta multi-port system (YMPS) receives increasing attention due to its relevance in world trade and excellent competitiveness in the container traffic market. To insight into the development pattern of ...
    • Coastal ocean forecasting in Spanish ports: the SAMOA operational service 

      García Sotillo, Marcos; Cerralbo Peñarroya, Pablo; Lorente Jiménez, Pablo; Grifoll Colls, Manel; Espino Infantes, Manuel; Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín; Álvarez Fanjul, Enrique (2020-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      SAMOA (Sistema de Apoyo Meteorológico y Oceanográfico de la Autoridad Portuaria) is the latest initiative of Puertos del Estado, the Spanish Public State Port Agency, to enhance the delivery of user-customised operational ...
    • Compositional data techniques for the analysis of the container traffic share in a multi-port region 

      Grifoll Colls, Manel; Ortego Martínez, María Isabel; Egozcue Rubí, Juan José (Springer, 2019-12)
      Article
      Open Access
      The statistical techniques based on compositional data are applied to investigate the evolution of the traffic share of the container throughput in a multi-port system. Compositional vectors are those which contain relative ...
    • Cruise port activity evolution in the Mediterranean Sea: a compositional data approach 

      Grifoll Colls, Manel; Karlis, Thanassis (2019)
      Conference report
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      Since 1980, the cruise industry has recorded an impressive average passenger growth rate of approximately 7% per annum. From a methodological point of view, the evolution of the cruise traffic in a port system has been ...
    • Desarrollo de una herramienta operacional de control de la calidad del agua en zonas portuarias mediante simulación numérica y observaciones 

      Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín; Espino Infantes, Manuel; Sierra Pedrico, Juan Pablo; García Sotillo, Marcos; Álvarez Fanjul, Enrique; Romo, Javier; Solé, Xavier; Basora, Joan; Hernáez, Mario; Grifoll Colls, Manel; Jordà Sánchez, Gabriel (2008-06)
      Article
      Open Access
      El trabajo que se presenta se desarrolló dentro de un Convenio de Colaboración entre Puertos del Estado, las AAPP de Barcelona, Tarragona y Bilbao y el Laboratorio de Ingeniería Marítima de la UPC (LIM/UPC) y es la base ...