1st Edition

Developments in Maritime Transportation and Exploitation of Sea Resources
IMAM 2013

ISBN 9781138001244
Published October 21, 2013 by CRC Press
1160 Pages

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Book Description

Developments in Maritime Transportation and Exploitation of Sea Resources covers recent developments in maritime transportation and exploitation of sea resources, encompassing ocean and coastal areas. The book brings together a selection of papers reflecting fundamental areas of recent research and development in the fields of:

– Ship Hydrodynamics

– Marine Structures

– Ship Design

– Shipyard Technology

– Ship Machinery

– Maritime Transportation, and

– Safety and Reliability

Issues such as the Environment, Renewable Energy, Wave and Wind Modelling, Coastal Engineering, Fisheries and Legal Maritime Aspects are also addressed. Developments in Maritime Transportation and Exploitation of Sea Resources is intended for academics and professionals involved in the development of marine transportation and the exploitation of sea resources.

Table of Contents


Resistance and propulsion

A boundary element method for the hydrodynamic analysis of flapping-foil thrusters operating beneath the free surface and in waves
E.S. Filippas & K.A. Belibassakis

Ship wake scaling and effect on propeller performances
S. Gaggero, D. Villa, M. Viviani & E. Rizzuto

Experimental investigation of the trim influence on the resistance characteristics of five ship models
M.N. Iakovatos, D.E. Liarokapis & G.D. Tzabiras

Analysis of the free surface turbulent flow around a forward moving Wigley hull with OpenFOAM
F. Inok, A. Lavrov & C. Guedes Soares

Hydrodynamic optimization of the bulbous bow shape
D. Matulja & R. Dejhalla

Investigation of various parameters affecting the resistance characteristics of two catamaran cargo ships
G. Pallas, K. Nikas, S.P. Polyzos, G.D. Tzabiras & G.N. Zaraphonitis

A new concept of a vertical axis propeller
P. Pasetto, L. Barnabà, M.M. Bracco & I. Zotti

A contribution to appendage drag extrapolation using computational tools
A.O. Remolà, L. Pérez-Rojas & F.P. Arribas

Resistance reduction of a model with deeply submerged transom
G. Tzabiras & A. Laskari

Seakeeping and manoeuvring

First principles applied to submersible maneuvering
H. Brinati, M. de Conti, M. Szajnbok & V. Domiciano

Integration of seakeeping and powering computational techniques with meteo-marine forecasting data for in-service ship energy assessment
A. Coraddu, M. Figari, S. Savio, D. Villa & A. Orlandi

Manoeuvrability and course stability of the kite towed ship under influence of the external factors
V.N. Grosan & E. Barsan

Twin-deck Ro-Ro/Pax ship seakeeping optimization by the motion sickness incidence
A. Scamardella & V. Piscopo

The overall motion induced interruptions in seakeeping optimization analysis
A. Scamardella & V. Piscopo

Experimental investigations of roll damping of the C11 containership for the prediction of parametric rolling in regular waves
A. Turk, J. Prpić-Oršić, S.R. Silva & C. Guedes Soares

A high level architecture framework for real-time simulation of ship towing operations in virtual environments
J.M. Varela & C. Guedes Soares

Hull optimization of semisubmersible with multidirectional seakeeping criteria evaluated with neural network response surface
R.Z. Venzon, T.P. Tancredi & B.L.R. de Andrade

Comparison of simplified approaches and numerical tools to predict the loads on bottom slamming of ship structures
S. Wang & C. Guedes Soares

Fluid flows

Performance study of an anti-sloshing floating device for membrane-type LNG tanks
M. Arai, R. Suzuki, T. Ando & N. Kishimoto

Analysis of complex fluid flow test cases with OpenFOAM
F. Inok, A. Lavrov & C. Guedes Soares

Experimental investigation of bi-stability in a vertically excited rectangular tank with finite liquid depth
N. Kaloumenos, A. Grammatikopoulos, C.C. Spandonidis & K.J. Spyrou

Numerical study on hydroelastic water entry of a wedge
S. Wang & C. Guedes Soares

Ship operation

Stability problems arising from fire-fighting measures for Ro-Ro ship: Simulation model and possible actions to improve the drainage system
M. Acanfora & T. Coppola

Ship stability in wave: A proposal method for dynamic behaviour evaluation
M. Acanfora, T. Coppola & F. De Luca

Hydrodynamic aspects of a side-by-side LNG-transfer concept
G.F. Clauss, D. Testa, M. Dudek & S. Stuppe

The prediction of the interceptor performances based on towing tank test data: Ship-model correlation and hull form influence
F. De Luca & C. Pensa

Experimental investigation of a BOC-50 sailing yacht model in regular and random head waves
G. Papantonatos, D.E. Liarokapis, K.N. Sfakianaki, J. Trahanas & G. Grigoropoulos

The influence of heel on the performance of a sailing boat
K.N. Sfakianaki, V.G. Priftis & G.D. Tzabiras

Gap distance analysis of floating structures in tandem arrangement
C.L. Siow, J. Koto, H. Abyn & A. Maimum

Ship performances and consumption: Analysis for a RO-RO passenger ship
G. Stranieri, A. Bracco, P. Gualeni, L. Sebastiani & S. Qualich

Operability analysis of a high speed car/passenger ferry
T. Tezdogan, Y.K. Demirel, G. Mortola, A. Incecik, O. Turan & H. Khalid

Marine structures

Ship side damage due to collision with icebergs
N. Addario, E. Rizzuto & A. Prestileo

Optimal structural design of small ships with response surface
V.T. Chaves, T.P. Tancredi & B.L.R. de Andrade

Numerical analysis of the effects of weld parameters on distortions and residual stresses in butt welded steel plates
B.-Q. Chen, M. Hashemzadeh & C. Guedes Soares

Residual stresses relaxation of welded structures under alternate loading
J.M. Gordo

Comparison between different heat sources types in thin-plate welding simulation
M. Hashemzadeh, B.-Q. Chen & C. Guedes Soares

The influence of core material on strength properties of hybrid sandwich panels
J. Kozak & K. Niklas

An approach to estimate the ship longitudinal strength using numerical databases of stress-strain curves of stiffened panels
S.H. Makouei, A.P. Teixeira & C. Guedes Soares

Fatigue analysis of off-shore wellheads during drilling operations carried out from semi-submersible units
F. Oppicini, E. Rizzuto & M. Russo

Reduction of the ultimate strength due to crack propagation in damaged ship structure
B.B. Primorac & J. Parunov

Ultimate strength assessment of steel plates with a large opening
S. Saad-Eldeen, Y. Garbatov & C. Guedes Soares

Restoring stiffness formulations and their influence on ship hydroelastic response
I. Senjanović, N. Hadžić, N. Vladimir & M. Tomić

Ultimate strength of a plate accounting for shakedown effect and corrosion degradation
M. Tekgoz, Y. Garbatov & C. Guedes Soares

Analysis of collisions between tugs and tankers
R. Villavicencio & C. Guedes Soares

Fatigue damage analysis of a fixed offshore wind turbine supporting structure
B. Yeter, Y. Garbatov & C. Guedes Soares

Spectral fatigue assessment of an offshore wind turbine structure under wave and wind loading
B. Yeter, Y. Garbatov & C. Guedes Soares

Thermal stability of epoxies for recreational crafts
S. Zaragoza, A. Álvarez, J. Tarrío-Saavedra, B. Álvarez, S. Naya & S. Gómez

Ship design

Integration of human factors into the ship design process
P. Antão, A.P. Teixeira & C. Guedes Soares

Basic designing principles of dry-cargo vessels and tankers constructions of river-sea going type
G.V. Egorov

Optimization of hull form for “Volgo-Don max” class river-sea vessels
G.V. Egorov, I.A. Ilnitskiy, V.I. Tonyuk, B.N. Stankov & S.N. Baskakov

Multi-objective optimization of container ship design
G. Koutroukis, A. Papanikolaou, L. Nikolopoulos, P. Sames & M. Köpke

Synthesis and optimization of oceanographic ship design
D.S. Oliveira, F.M. Passos, G.M. Karuka & T.P. Tancredi

Simulation of loading/discharging procedure of tankers
T. Plessas, A. Papanikolaou, M. Pytharoulis, E. Boulougouris & N. Adamopoulos

An evolutionary framework for the automatic design and optimization of AHTS vessels
P.C. Sobrino, M.M. González, C.G. Lamas & V.D. Casás

Multiobjective optimization of tugboats
T.P. Tancredi & B.L.R. Andrade

Ship dimensioning in the initial design
M. Ventura

Shipyard technology

Efficiency analysis of quality assurance methods applied at shipyard pipe production process
T. Buksa, D. Pavletic & M. Forempoher-Skuver

Conceptual design of shipyard for seagoing ships on the river Danube 5
B. Ljubenkov & K. Žiha

On the productivity of shipyards when adopting group technology concept
M.A. Mosaad, R.R. Abdelghany & A.D. Sayed

The production management of the Brazilian shipyards, with the national fleet renewal program
D.A. Moura & R.C. Botter

Ship machinery

Simulation study on the interaction between sailing and motor propulsion to optimize performance and control of the tall ship “Amerigo Vespucci”
M. Altosole, M. Figari, M. Martelli, L. Passano, M. Rocca, M. Giuliano & L. Piva

Developing an analytical model for a marine diesel engine test stand
H.Ü. Başaran

Simulation model of a methane-fuelled four stroke marine engine for studies on low emission propulsion systems
G. Benvenuto, M. Laviola & U. Campora

Improvement of exhaust gas heat recovery from marine diesel engines
G. Benvenuto, A. Trucco & U. Campora

Carbon capture and storage—solidification and storage of CO2 captured on ships
H. Wang & P. Zhou

Author index


Maritime transportation

Assessing the impact of marine terminal gate operational and infrastructure improvements
A. Anagnostopoulou, E. Sdoukopoulos & M. Boile

Document management tool for the maintenance of vessels
A.M. Doce, P.C. Sobrino, A.M. Casdelo & A.M. López

Conceptualizing seaports as institutional and operational clusters on a contextual basis
K. Ibrahimi

Conceptualizing seaports firms and functions as operational and institutional interrelations: The Gov-Ad-Man approach
K. Ibrahimi

A study on the Eco-Shipping support system for keeping regularity of ship’s schedule
T. Kano & T. Seta

Modelling the dynamic routing of containers in the global trade
A.G. Novaes, N. Maculan, M.A.C. Netto & A.E. Rezende

Technical efficiency and productivity in ship operation
F. Pires Jr., I.R. Azevedo, L.F. Assis & C.B. Vieira

Application of set partition based fleet scheduling system to Japanese coastal oil tanker fleet
T. Seta & T. Kano

Safety and reliability

Safety assessment of maritime transport—Bayesian risk-based approach in different fields of maritime transport
T. Abramowicz-Gerigk & Z. Burciu

Computer based program for fitting cargo area foam fixed fire-fighting equipment on chemical tankers
N. Acomi & O.C. Acomi

Analysis of the relative importance of ultimate limit state variables in the reliability analysis of tankers and bulk carriers
A.W. Hussein & C. Guedes Soares

Tracking of ships navigation in the Strait of Malacca using automatic identification system
J. Koto, M. Rashidi & A. Maimum

NCAGS a tool for protection of maritime traffic
E. Madariaga, L. Sánchez, C.A. Pérez-Labajos, A. Ortega, B. Blanco & J.M. Oria

Reliability analysis of a corroded double hull Aframax tanker ship for hull girder and deck panel limit states
S.H. Makouei, A.P. Teixeira & C. Guedes Soares

Safety and operability of small fishing vessels: Study of a series of stability-related accidents
F. Mata-Álvarez-Santullano & A. Souto-Iglesias

Improving security through visibility in intermodal transports
R. Müller, G. Gräf, N. Meyer-Larsen & L. Maier

An introduction to the estimation of the Reliability, Availability and Maintainability of a submarine using Monte Carlo simulation
S. Naya, R. Cao, A. Jácome, I. López-de-Ullibarri, M. Oliveira & S. Muñoz

Probabilistic analysis of damage stability of ships based on metamodels
L. Naydenov & P. Georgiev

Validation and verification of modified DRM with respect to its application in the reliability based design approach
K. Piric, S. Kitarovic & V. Zanic

The use of consequence analysis tools in fire-safety design of Nile-floating hotels
A.M. Salem, E.M. Dabess, A.A. Banawan & H.W. Leheta

Towards risk—based fire safety assessment of passenger ships
K.J. Spyrou, N. Themelis & N. Nikolaou

Usage of the propulsion system of a ship in order to safely refloat her
A. Varsami & E. Barsan

Marine environment

Exhaust smoke dispersion for a generic frigate: Computational modeling and comparisons with experiments
E. Dobrucal & S. Ergin

Environmental status of the North-Eastern Baltic Sea: The results of long-term monitoring of organochlorine compounds
L. Järv, M. Simm, T. Raid, L. Parts & A. Järvik

Modelling of oil spill impacts on shoreline in Egypt
A.K. Mehanna, M.Y. Omar, A.A. Hassan, E.A. Turki, E.H. Hegazy & H. Elkilani

Monitoring the quality of air in the port of Naples
F. Murena, M.V. Prati & F. Quaranta

Oil spill risk assessment (case study)
M.Y. Omar, A.A. Hassan, M.A. Algthami & E.H. Hegazy

Numerical simulations of ship resistance in model ice
T. Tomac, A. Klanac, M. Katalinić, S. Ehlers, R. von Bock und Polach, M. Suominen & J. Montewka

A case study for oil spillage in Greek waters: Results based on simulation
N.P. Ventikos

Renewable energy

Numerical simulation of a horizontal axis tidal turbine with a pre-swirl stator
I. Amin & Q. Xiao

Numerical simulation of steady and unsteady current velocity of a vertical axis marine turbine
I. Amin & Q. Xiao

Efficiency assessments for different WEC types in the Canary Islands
O.M. Andrés, F.C. Ruiz & L. Rusu

Motion responses of a semi-submersible floating wind turbine in irregular waves
M. Asghari & N. Fonseca

Vessel charter rate estimation for offshore wind O&M activities
Y. Dalgic, I. Lazakis & O. Turan

Characterization of different typologies of floating platforms for offshore wind turbines
S. Ferreño-González, L. Castro-Santos, V. Díaz-Casás & J.A. Fraguela-Formoso

Reliability based design loads of an offshore semi-submersible floating wind turbine
D. Karmakar & C. Guedes Soares

Analysis of logistics concepts for a cost-efficient installation of offshore wind farms
K. Lange, H.-D. Haasis & H. Schuett

On the assessment of extreme forces on a floating spar wind turbine
V. Nava, C. Guedes Soares & F. Arena

Offshore wind farms: Potential and applicability in the Southern Marmara Region, Turkey
E. Oguz, M.A. Akgul & A. Incecik

Numerical study of a large floating oscillating water column device using a 2D boundary element method
K. Rezanejad & C. Guedes Soares

Efficiency assessment for different WEC types operating in the Portuguese coastal environment
E. Rusu, D. Silva & C. Guedes Soares

Wave & wind modelling

Sheltering effect of islands on the Pacific swell
J.F. Humeniuk, S.P. de León, N. Violante-Carvalho, L.M. de Carvalho & C. Guedes Soares

Modelling the effect of wave current interaction at the mouth of the Danube river
E. Rusu & C. Guedes Soares

Forecasting containership responses in the Azores Archipelago
L. Rusu & C. Guedes Soares

Assessing the offshore wind energy potential along the coasts of Portugal and Galicia
N. Salvação, M. Bernardino & C. Guedes Soares

Assessment of the mean wave energy potential of the Atlantic European coast using numerical models
C. Guedes Soares, A.R. Bento, M. Gonçalves, D. Silva & P. Martinho

Evaluation of the wave power potential in the northwestern side of the Iberian nearshore
A.M. Vaquero, F.C. Ruiz & E. Rusu

Assessment of off-shore wave energy in the Black Sea on the basis of long-term wave hindcast
N.N. Valchev, N.K. Andreeva & N.N. Valcheva

Wind sea and swell waves in the Northeast Atlantic Ocean
R. Vettor, A. Semedo, C. Guedes Soares, Ø. Breivik, A. Sterl & M. Reistad

Coastal engineering

Transformation of wave conditions in nearshore and coastal areas by a 3D coupled-mode wave model
K.A. Belibassakis, G.A. Athanassoulis, Th.P. Gerostathis & V. Katsardi

Wave propagation against current: A study of the effects of vertical shears of the mean current on the geometrical focusing of water waves
J. Charland, J. Touboul & V. Rey

Modelling the effect of obstacles on the 2D wave propagation with OpenFOAM
J.F.M. Gadelho, A. Lavrov & C. Guedes Soares


Reducing by-catch in Portuguese trawl fisheries with a view on a future discard-ban at EU level—a technological approach
A. Campos, P. Fonseca, V. Henriques & J. Parente

Design and retrofit of the propulsion of trawlers to improve their efficiency
J.-M. Laurens, J.-B. Leroux & S. Coache

Propulsion system improvement for trawlers
E. Notti & A. Sala

Managing the spatial and temporal pattern of Baltic herring trawl fishery: A potential tool for sustainable resource management?
T. Raid, L. Järv, A. Hallang, H. Shpilev, O. Kaljuste & A. Järvik

Legal aspects

Aspects concerning the social assistance in seamen repatriation situations
C. Anechitoae, G. Serban, A.L. Pandele & F. Brasoveanu

Seamen welfare at sea and in ports—social assistance issues
C. Anechitoae, G. Serban, A.L. Pandele & F. Brasoveanu

Safety and legal aspects related to ship registration system
K. Lapa, E. Xhelilaj & P. Cacaj

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