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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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • El convenio sobre remoción de restos de Nairobi 2007: un análisis critico 

    Rodrigo de Larrucea, Jaime (ASOCIACIÓN VENEZOLANA DERECHO MARITIMO, 2020-11-18)
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    El Convenio de Nairobi sobre la remoción de restos de naufragio, aprobado el 18 mayo de 2007, y con entrada en vigor el 14 de abril 2015, fue adoptado por una conferencia internacional celebrada en Kenia 2007.
  • 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 ...
  • Estudio del potencial energético de las energías renovables y su impacto en el archipélago de las Perlas (Panamá). Primeras Aproximaciones 

    Castells Sanabra, Marcel·la; Mujal Colilles, Anna; Martínez Parera, Andreu; López, Marilyn (2017-11)
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    The current situation of the inhabitants of the Las Perlas archipélago highlights the lack of energy resources in this area. The study of the energetic potential of renewable energies and their environmental impacts in the ...

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