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  • Maritime Transport VIII 

    Martínez de Osés, Francesc Xavier; Castells Sanabra, Marcel·la (2020)
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  • Overview of status and priorities for sustainable management of european seaports 

    Ukić Boljat, Helena; Slišković, Merica; Balić, Katarina (2020-09)
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    In the past decade a strong commitment in terms of environmental protection and sustainable development in port sector is noted. In order to achieve and maintain the environmental performance of port it is necessary to ...
  • Spanish container ports integration in the maritime network 

    Serry, Arnaud; Kerbiriou, Ronan (2020)
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    Maritime transport is the backbone of global trade, a component driving globalization. Over 80 % of world trade in volume terms and over 70 % in value terms is done by sea; these proportions are even higher in most developing ...
  • Traffic analysis of Yangtze river delta multi-port system (china) using hierarchical clustering 

    Huang, Dong; Grifoll Colls, Manel; Zheng, Pengjun; Feng, Hongxiang (2020-09)
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    This paper focuses on the container throughput of 15 ports in the Yangtze River Delta (YRD) multi-port system from 1992 to 2019 to explore the evolution of container traffic share using concentration indexes and hierarchical ...
  • Stochastic regression models on the safety perception on board cruise ships 

    Catalani, Mauro; Zamparelli, Simonetta; Horvath, Horvath (2020-09)
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    The paper evaluates the perception of safety by cruise companies on board a ship and its organizational management. The approach on the probability of a negative event incurring on shipping companies, passengers and ...
  • The role of the Malacca Strait in the one belt, one road initiative 

    Ventura Jariod, Elisenda; Martínez de Osés, Francesc Xavier (2020-09)
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    The Strait of Malacca is a commercial step of utmost importance, where 60% of international maritime trade passes; it is crucial for global commerce but its geographic position makes it a dangerous chokepoint. In 2013 China ...
  • Risk management, marine insurance and charterparties – formulating the research needs for autonomous vessels in maritime universities 

    Sandell, Peter; Roos, Ninna (2020-09)
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    The article describes work in Finland in forming international research group/network on activities relating to autonomous and remotely operated vessels, which concentrates in tackling marine business related obstacles and ...
  • Advantages and disadvantages of some unmanned aerial vehicles deployed in maritime surveillance 

    Bauk, Sanja; Kapidani, Nexhat; Sousa, Luis; Lukšić, Žarko; Spuža, Agim (2020-09)
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    The paper discusses the advantages and disadvantages of some unmanned aerial vehicles used for maritime surveillance. As examples, the Zephyr pseudo-satellite, as well as the AR5 and the AR3 medium altitude unmanned aircraft ...
  • A survey of machine learning approaches for surface maritime navigation 

    Azimi, Sepinoud; Salokannel, Johanna; Lafond, Sébastien; Lilius, Johan; Salokorpi, Mirva; Porres, Ivan (2020-09)
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    In this article we present the state of the art in the field of autonomous surface ship navigation using machine learning. We discuss the main challenges towards the development of fully autonomous navigation systems with ...
  • STCW-convention and future of joint curriculums for autonomous and remotely operated vessels in maritime education and training (MET) 

    Roos, Ninna; Sandell, Peter (2020-09)
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    The article describes UAS and University co-operation between Nordic and European Maritime educational institutions in promoting common syllabus work relating to autonomous shipping in Bachelor level STCW Convention based ...
  • Compass adjustment by gps and two leading lines 

    Moncunill Marimon, Jorge; Martínez-Lozares, Aitor; Martín Mallofré, Agustí; González la Flor, José Francisco; Martínez de Osés, Francesc Xavier (2020-09)
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    The deviation card of a magnetic compass previously adjusted on two leading lines was created using a GPS receiver.During compass adjustment, the vessel follows magnetic courses using a gyroscopic compass and taking into ...
  • Cruise port identity mapping by using multi criteria evaluation with geographic information systems 

    Seyma, Bayazit; Tuncay, Kuleli (2020-09)
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    Port identity is an important factor in the development of a cruise port destination. By definition, the port identity created by quantitative and qualitative components can be defined as a collection of meanings that a ...
  • Modelling the relationship between performanceand ship-handling simulator 

    Alcaide, Juan Ignacio (2020-09)
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    Past catastrophic events as consequences of human navigational errors shows fail of the assessment methods adopted by maritime education and training institutes. Navigation simulators are an exceptional means of training ...
  • Manoeuvre analysis and simulation to prevent seabed scour due to ship propellers 

    Mujal Colilles, Anna; Castells Sanabra, Marcel·la; Gironella Cobos, Xavier; Llull, Toni (2020-09)
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    Erosion of the seabed is produced by cargo and passenger vessels when manoeuvring in a harbour basin due to the high-speed jet flow generated by the main propellers. In case of twin propeller vessels, the ability to perform ...
  • How the industry 4.0 could affect the shipbuilding world 

    Pérez Fernández, Rodrigo (2020-09)
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    The marine structures are developed with Computer Aided Design (CAD) platforms, but every day we are looking for integrated development of the product involving all its Life Cycle. CAD system integrated with Product Lifecycle ...
  • Adapting the existing coastal patí a vela fleet for scientic purposes 

    Ortigosa Barragán, Inma; Castells Sanabra, Marcel·la; Mateu Llevadot, Jordi; Bardaji, Raul; Hoareau, Nina; Simon, Carine; Pelegrí, Josep L.; Vallès Casanova, Ignasi (2020-09)
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    This paper presents the first results of the Barcelona Institute of Culture’s grant for research and innovation projects under the 2019 Barcelona Science Plan entitled “Development of a citizen monitoring program for the ...
  • Digital twin of an internal combustion engine 

    Ziarat, Reza; Melo Rodríguez, Germán de; Singh, Lakhvir (2020-09)
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    Major marine engine companies such as Wartsila have developed both their new 4-strokeand 2-storke using gas and hence strongly believe that Internal Combustion Engines (ICE) have a place in marine power propulsion and ...
  • Open loop exhaust gas cleaning system, a deep analysis of effects produced by its residual waters 

    Díaz Delgado, Nelson Gustavo; Martínez de Osés, Francesc Xavier; Valle Mendoza, Luis Javier del (2020-09)
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    New regulation implemented through Marpol Convention on its Annex VI has come into force on 01st January 2020. We are talking about a new sulphur cap in fuels used by ships which is established in a 0.5% mass/mass. We can ...
  • Analysis of ship voyage data based on chow-liu tree augmented naïve bayes-method to support biofouling management 

    Altarriba, Elias; Halonen, Justiina (2020-09)
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    The Baltic Sea is a sensitive marine environment and a unique brackish water basin. In spite of environmental protection policies of its coastal states, the sea is still under unsustainable load. Environmental impact of ...
  • A defi-based model for maritime trade finance 

    Henríquez, Ricardo; Martínez de Osés, Francesc Xavier; Martínez Marín, Jesús Ezequiel; Tomás, Cristina (2020-09)
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    While trade finance has been recognized as a key element in international trade, there is a persistent gap between supply and demand. On the other hand, distributed ledger technology (DLT) has given birth to the decentralised ...
  • Tracking radioactive materials in sea transportation by rfid technology 

    Bauk, Sanja; Džankić, Radoje (2020-09)
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    The demand for radioactive materials has been increasing over the last five decades, and therefore it is to be expected that the need for radioactive materials transportation shall also increase. The Radio Frequency and ...
  • Implementation of a rfid system on ships for passenger and crew location 

    Ortega Piris, Andrés; Diaz Ruiz, Emma; Pérez Labajos, Carlos; Navarro Morales, Antonio (2020-09)
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    Alongside the advances made in luxury and comfort in passenger ships over the last few decades, new and modern elements and protocols for the safety of the ship, passengers and the environment have also been established. ...
  • New international guidelines for vessel traffic services. Revision of imo resolution a.857(20) 

    Uyà Juncadella, Àfrica; Martínez de Osés, Francesc Xavier (2020-09)
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    The recognition of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) in 1985 and the publication of the first guidelines was a definitive stage for the Vessel Traffic Services (VTS). However, the last revised version of the ...
  • The Danube waterway transport as ‘extended leg’ of maritime transport across ship locks – case study: ship lock iron gate 1 

    Radmilović, Zoran; Tomić Petrović, Nataša; Ambruš, Denis (2020-09)
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    The ship locks are most important infrastructural objects for traffic and transport on Danube navigable network. In operational sense they are the obstacles for inland navigation. It means they limit the Danube waterway ...
  • Fatigue due to on board work conditions in merchant vessels 

    Bouzón, Rebeca; Campa, Rosa de la; Costa, Ángel M.; Orosa, José A. (2020-09)
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    Several publications point to the human error like the fundamental cause of the practical whole of the accidents. Inside these accidents, the fatigue has been identified like a recurrent cause, already was as first cause ...
  • Evolution of maritime accidents in spanish fishing 

    Torné Reverté, Alfredo; Isalgué Buxeda, Antonio; Martínez de Osés, Francesc Xavier (2020-09)
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    During the last years, we have studied the Spain’s maritime accidents that occurred in fishing and the causes that produced them from 2000 (year of starting of the CIAIM reports) to June 2016. It was decided to study ...
  • Skills beyond the seas project 

    Teege, Silja; Esteva Burgos, Christian (2020-09)
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    The Maritime Sector is currently facing a paradox and difficult situation of a current shortage of young seafarers. This paper demonstrates a methodology for designing two tools that will provide seafarers and MET (Maritime ...
  • A new approach to make indoor air quality in the accommodation of ships understandable and actionable for seafaring staff 

    Carro, Gustavo; Jacobs, Werner; Storme, Patrick; Cabal, Ana; Demeyer, Serge; Schalm, Olivier (2020-09)
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    Today’s society is increasingly aware of the impact of air quality on human life. Air quality in and around ships is a challenging subfield because pollution is aggravated by cargo vapours, exhaust emission and even cooking ...
  • Heat stress on board : risk and prevention 

    Campa, Rosa de la; Bouza, María Àngeles; Louro, Julio (2020-09)
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    The heat stress is the load of heat that a worker receives and accumulates in his body and that result of the interaction between the environmental conditions of the place where he works, the physical activity he does and ...
  • Development of a standardized tool to calculate carbon footprint in ports 

    Azarkamand, Sahar; Ferré, Guillem; Darbra, Rosa Mari (2020-09)
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    Ports are essential contributors of a country’s economy. One of the significant environmental threats in ports is Climate Change due to carbon dioxide emissions generated by different activities in these areas.In the recent ...
  • Economic profitability and environmental impact for the installation of a cogeneration system in an aframax oil tanker 

    Mora Moreira, Marcelo; Melo Rodríguez, Germán de (2020-09)
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    Nowadays, maritime transport has many challenges. Fuel consumption is necessary to make work the main and auxiliary systems, electrical and electronic equipment. However, during the process of consumption part of the thermal ...
  • New strategies for environmental management in harbours : the case of the Tarragona port monobuoy 

    Espino Infantes, Manuel; Morell Villalonga, Mariano Nicolás; Grifoll Colls, Manel; Mestres, Marc (2020-09)
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    Ports are a potential focus of sea pollution and therefore port authorities and operators have a key role on the sustainability and environmental protection of the coastal waters. In the last decades, monitoring techniques ...