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  • Global maritime surveillance and oceanic vessel traffic services: towards the e-navigation 

    Martínez de Osés, Francesc Xavier; Uyà Juncadella, Àfrica (2021-01-07)
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    Vessel traffic services (VTS) operators can control the movements of ships in localcoastal areas, and also have the technological ability to track vessels internationally,since all merchant vessels are currently equipped ...
  • Contributions for improving the stability of marine power generation plants 

    Herrero Sabat, Antonio; Álvarez Flórez, Jesús Andrés; Casals Torrens, Pau; Bosch Tous, Ricardo; Serrano Fontova, Alexandre (Elsevier, 2020-06-20)
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    The Electrical Engineering department of the University FNB/UPC -Barcelona Tech. conducted a large set of real tests on a hybrid propulsion platform with compressed natural gas (CNG) fuel at the facilities of Marina Barcelona ...
  • Alternative manoeuvres to reduce ship scour 

    Castells Sanabra, Marcel·la; Mujal Colilles, Anna; Llull Marroig, Antoni Ignaci; Moncunill Marimon, Jorge; Gironella Cobos, Xavier; Martínez de Osés, Francesc Xavier (Cambridge University Press, 2020-08-03)
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    Scouring and sedimentation effects on the seabed induced by ship propellers during ship manoeuvring near harbour structures affect both structure stability and ship manoeuvring capabilities. This contribution proposes ...
  • Female figures in maritime education and training institutions between 2009 and 2018: analysing possible impacts of gender policies 

    Barahona Fuentes, Claudia; Castells Sanabra, Marcel·la; Ordás Jiménez, Santiago; Torralbo Gavilán, Jordi (2020-01-01)
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    This paper intends to provide a figure analysis of female students in Maritime Education and Training (MET) institutions over a decade (2009-2018) with the aim to analyse the possible impact of the gender equality policies ...
  • Composite methodology to prevent ship propeller erosion 

    Llull Marroig, Antoni Ignaci; Mujal Colilles, Anna; Castells Sanabra, Marcel·la; Gironella Cobos, Xavier (2020-01)
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    The jet flow generated by manoeuvring ships nearby vertical structures is known to erode the seabed sediment but is still difficult to predict the effects of a particular ship operating in a harbour basin. This paper ...