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  • 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 ...
  • Ship propeller effects on harbours 

    Llull Marroig, Antoni Ignaci; Mujal Colilles, Anna; Castells Sanabra, Marcel·la; Gironella Cobos, Xavier (Texas Digital Library, 2020)
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    The increase in marine traffic during the last decades has led to important changes in ship designs. These changes have been directly affecting harbor structures designed to host smaller and less powerful ships. One of the ...
  • Gender equality policies for the incorporation of the gender perspective in maritime studies: a case study 

    Barahona Fuentes, Claudia; Castells Sanabra, Marcel·la; Torralbo Gavilán, Jordi; Ordás Jiménez, Santiago (International Association of Maritime Universities, 2019)
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    This paper aims to determine the effectiveness and impact of current gender equality policies, regulations and programmes in the maritime educational sector. To this end, the specific policies and ...
  • The evolution of female figures in met institutions over a decade : some case studies 

    Barahona Fuentes, Claudia; Castells Sanabra, Marcel·la; Ordás Jiménez, Santiago; Torralbo Gavilán, Jordi (2018)
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    Although the figures of female students in technical studies have increased in recent years, in MET male students still greatly outnumber female ones. This inequality is transferred to the maritime professional sector, ...
  • Ship manoeuvre patterns to prevent propeller scouring effects 

    Castells Sanabra, Marcel·la; Mujal Colilles, Anna; Llull Marroig, Antoni Ignaci; Gironella Cobos, Xavier; Martínez de Osés, Francesc Xavier; Martín Mallofré, Agustí; Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín (World Association for Waterborne Transport Infrastructure (PIANC), 2018)
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  • Iberian motorways of the sea. An overview after 15 years of of Van Miert report 

    Martínez de Osés, Francesc Xavier; Castells Sanabra, Marcel·la (2018)
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    After 15 years of the Van Miert report proposing to include the Motorways of the Sea in the TEN-T schema, an overview wants to be done in the Iberian Peninsula scenario. In 2015 the Intra European trade (Eurostat, 2017) ...
  • Ship manoeuvre analysis and simulation to obtain scouring related propeller variables 

    Llull Marroig, Antoni Ignaci; Mujal Colilles, Anna; Gironella Cobos, Xavier; Castells Sanabra, Marcel·la; Martínez de Osés, Francesc Xavier; Martín Mallofré, Agustí; Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín (International Centre for Numerical Methods in Engineering (CIMNE), 2018)
    Conference lecture
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    The evolution of shipping industry in terms of bigger and more powerful ships, is causing several issues in existing ports and marinas designed, initially, to host smaller vessels with smaller propulsion systems and lower ...
  • Hybrid tool to prevent ship propeller erosion 

    Llull Marroig, Antoni Ignaci; Mujal Colilles, Anna; Castells Sanabra, Marcel·la; Gironella Cobos, Xavier; Martínez de Osés, Francesc Xavier; Martín Mallofré, Agustí; Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín (American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), 2018)
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    The present contribution aims to implement a new methodology to prevent Roll on-Roll off vessels (RO-RO) from causing severe scouring actions. The methodology combines field, experimental, theoretical and numerical tools ...
  • Ship manoeuvring effects on propeller induced erosion 

    Mujal Colilles, Anna; Llull Marroig, Antoni Ignaci; Castells Sanabra, Marcel·la; Gironella Cobos, Xavier; Martínez de Osés, Francesc Xavier; Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín (2018)
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    The shipping industry evolution over the last decades has led to growing structural and operational problems, in particular, for old marinas with lower depths to hosts present ships and with higher drafts and power of ...
  • Ship weather routing using pathfinding algorithms: the case of Barcelona – Palma de Mallorca 

    Grifoll Colls, Manel; Martorell, Lluis; Castells Sanabra, Marcel·la; Martínez de Osés, Francesc Xavier (Universidad de Oviedo, 2018)
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    Weather ship routing has become a recognized measure to target safe, sustainable and economical ship activities. Academic research has focused the ship routing optimization through pathfinding algorithms which take into ...

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