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    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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. ...
    • 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 ...