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    • Blockchain-based innovation in post-COVID-19 trade finance 

      Henríquez Larrazábal, Ricardo Daniel; Martínez de Osés, Francesc Xavier; Martínez Marín, Jesús Ezequiel; Tomas, Cristina (2021-08-25)
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      While trade finance has been recognized as a key enabler in international trade, there is a persistent gap between supply and demand. This gap threatens to widen after the shocks suffered during the COVID-19 pandemic, which ...
    • A ship routing system applied to the statistical analysis of the western mediterranean wave trends 

      Martínez de Osés, Francesc Xavier; Ventura Jariod, Elisenda; Belmonte López, Román (MDPI, 2021-05-31)
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      The Western Mediterranean basin is a busy route by Short Sea Shipping with an important route between Barcelona (Spain) and Genoa (Italy), where climatic patterns show similarities but vary during the year. One essential ...
    • Development of a citizen monitoring program for the Barcelona coastal waters: the Scientific Patí Vela 

      Bardaji, Raul; Carbonell, Albert; Castells Sanabra, Marcel·la; Figuerola, Rafel; Hoareau, Nina; Mateu Llevadot, Jordi; Ortigosa Barragán, Inma; Pelegrí Llopart, José Luis; Piera, Jaume; Rodero, Carlos; Salvador, Joaquin; Simon, Carine; Vallès-Casanova, Ignasi (2021)
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      The first results of the PATI CIENTIFIC project are presented. This is a collaborative project funded by a Barcelona Institute of Culture’s grant for research and innovation under the 2019 Barcelona Science Plan. The main ...
    • Ship emissions reduction using weather ship routing optimisation 

      Borén Altés, Clara; Castells Sanabra, Marcel·la; Grifoll Colls, Manel (2022-01-01)
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      A significant proportion of global carbon dioxide emissions are attributed to ocean-sailing ships and shipping emissions are predicted to double in less than 30 years. This paper investigates the benefit of using weather ...
    • Open-loop exhaust-gas cleaning system: analysis of effects produced on Barcelona port water pH 

      Díaz Delgado, Nelson Gustavo; Martínez de Osés, Francesc Xavier (2022-03-31)
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      The implementation of a 0.5% mass/mass sulphur cap in fuels used by ships has become a reality. Furthermore, regulation 14 of the MARPOL Convention–Annex VI (amended) establishes that the limit on fuel used by ships operating ...
    • 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 Llopart, José Luis; Vallès-Casanova, Ignasi (Universidad de Cantabria, 2020-12)
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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 ...
    • COVID-19 impact on maritime traffic and corresponding pollutant emissions. The case of the Port of Barcelona 

      Mujal Colilles, Anna; Nieto Guarasa, Javier; Fonollosa Magrinyà, Jordi; Llull Marroig, Antoni Ignaci; Castells Sanabra, Marcel·la (2022-02)
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      The impact of the SARS-CoV pandemic has gone well beyond health concerns, reaching the maritime industry. The study on the environmental impact of shipping industry during COVID-19 pandemic can provide useful insights to ...
    • Technological drivers of seaports' business model innovation: An exploratory case study on the port of Barcelona 

      Henríquez Larrazábal, Ricardo Daniel; Martínez de Osés, Francesc Xavier; Martínez Marín, Jesús Ezequiel (2022-03-17)
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      The role of seaports has evolved from being simple sea/land interfaces to becoming increasingly value-adding entities in global supply chains. A port that is today at the forefront of this trend is characterized as a fifth ...
    • Evolution of maritime accidents in spanish fishing 

      Torné Reverté, Alfredo; Isalgué Buxeda, Antonio; Martínez de Osés, Francesc Xavier (Universidad de Cantabria, 2020)
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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 ...
    • Weather Routing Software for academic purposes A pilot study 

      Castells Sanabra, Marcel·la; Borén Altés, Clara; Grifoll Colls, Manel; Martínez de Osés, Francesc Xavier (International Association of Maritime Universities, 2019)
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    • Statistical analysis of the weather conditions of the main SSS routes in the western Mediterranean 

      Martínez de Osés, Francesc Xavier; Ventura Jariod, Elisenda (Springer, 2020)
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      In the early years, maritime education had been mainly focused on the vocational training of deck officers on board. However, as the maritime business evolved, a change in the maritime education curriculum started to be ...
    • 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)
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      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 ...