1st Edition

Developments in Maritime Transportation and Harvesting of Sea Resources (2-Volume set) Proceedings of the 17th International Congress of the International Maritime Association of the Mediterranean (IMAM 2017), October 9-11, 2017, Lisbon, Portugal

    1322 Pages
    by CRC Press

    Maritime Transportation and Harvesting of Sea Resources is a collection of the papers presented at IMAM 2017, the 17th International Congress of the Maritime Association of the Mediterranean (Lisbon, Portugal, 9-11 October 2017).

    In its seventeenth edition, the IMAM series of Conferences started in 1978 when the first Congress was organised in Istanbul, Turkey. In its nearly forty years of history, this biannual event has concentrated its focus on: Maritime Transportation & Logistics; Sea Resources; Hydrodynamics; Structures; Machinery & Control; Design; Shipbuilding and repair; Safety of Marine; Systems; Sea Waves; Aquaculture & Fishing; Marine Environment; Offshore Oil & Gas; Offshore Renewable Energy; Defence & Security; Human Factors; Legal/ Social Aspects; Materials; Noise & Vibration; Small & Pleasure Crafts; Offshore & Coastal Development.

    This is must-read literature for academics, engineers and all professionals involved in the area of maritime transportation and exploitation of sea resources.

    VOLUME 1

    Special session in honour of Prof. Petar Kolev

    Ship design, decades of development
    T. Damyanliev & P. Georgiev

    Challenges in stability assessment of offshore floating structures
    T.M. Hendriks & J.M. Santos

    Parametric modelling of tanker internal compartment layout for survivability improvement within the framework of regulations
    H. Jafaryeganeh, M. Ventura & C. Guedes Soares

    Offshore sulfide power plant for the Black Sea
    L. Stoev, P. Georgiev & Y. Garbatov

    Special session in honour of Prof. Vedran Zanic

    Multi-objective scantling optimization of a passenger ship structure
    J. Andric, P. Prebeg & T. Stipic

    Parametric equations for the design of a logistic support platform
    T.S. Hallak, M. Ventura & C. Guedes Soares

    Practical ship hull structural scantling optimization using ABS-HSNC criteria
    T. McNatt, M. Ma, J. Shaughnessy & K. Stone

    Framework for risk-based salvage operation of damaged oil tanker after collision in the Adriatic Sea
    J. Parunov, S. Rudan, M. Ćorak, B.B. Primorac & M. Katalinić

    Special session in honour of Prof. Giovanni Benvenuto

    Waste heat recovery from dual-fuel marine engines
    M. Altosole, M. Laviola, R. Zaccone & U. Campora

    Numerical and experimental investigation for the performance assessment of full electric marine propulsion plant
    M. Martelli & M. Figari

    Manoeuvring model and simulation of the non-linear dynamic interaction between tethered ship and tug during escort
    B. Piaggio, M. Martelli, M. Viviani & M. Figari

    Surrogate models of the performance and exhaust emissions of marine diesel engines for ship conceptual design
    M. Tadros, M. Ventura & C. Guedes Soares


    Sustainable urban logistics for efficient and environmentally friendly port-cities
    A. Anagnostopoulou, E. Sdoukopoulos & M. Boile

    A conceptual framework for port assessment
    X.B. Olba, W. Daamen, S.P. Hoogendoorn & T. Vellinga

    Liner service operational differentiation in container port terminals
    A.M.P. Carreira & C. Guedes Soares

    Commercial maritime ports with innovative mooring technology
    E. Diaz-Ruiz-Navamuel, A.O. Piris, C.A. Perez-Labajos, L.S. Ruiz & B.B. Rojo

    A green port—case study of Port of Koper
    E. Twrdy & E. Hamalainen

    Challenges for implementation of the green corridor in Brazil
    D.A. Moura, R.C. Botter & J.F. Netto

    Methodology for the identification of the potential hinterland of container terminals
    T.A. Santos & C. Guedes Soares

    Technological processes inside a ro-ro ferry terminal
    V. Stupalo, N. Kavran & M.B. Skočibušić

    Maritime transportation

    Integrated transportation system under seasonality effects
    J.M. Zampirolli, T.N. Mathias & R.C. Botter

    A case study on the capacity of a Brazilian iron ore port distribution center in Asia
    J.F. Netto & R.C. Botter

    A comparative analysis of Brazilian maritime transport by cabotage between 2010 and 2015 using network theory
    C.C.R. Santos, M. do Vale Cunha & H.B. de Barros Pereira

    The impact of the Maritime Labour Convention in the maritime transport
    S. Santos & A. Simoes

    Maritime traffic models

    Mapping of the ship collision probability in the Strait of Istanbul based on AIS data
    Y.C. Altan & E.N. Otay

    Risk assessment methods for ship collision in estuarine waters using AIS and historical accident data
    P. Chen, J. Mou & P.H.A.J.M. van Gelder

    Risk analysis for maritime traffic in the Strait of Gibraltar and improvement proposal
    N. Endrina, J.C. Rasero & J. Montewka

    Hierarchical control for ship navigation under winds: A case in the Three Gorges Reservoir area
    D. Jiang

    Dynamic risk assessment for nautical traffic
    M. Li, J. Mou, Y. He, F. Ning, Y. Xiong & P. Chen

    Challenges in modelling characteristics of maritime traffic in winter conditions and new solution proposal
    J. Montewka, R. Guinness, L. Kuuliala, F. Goerlandt, P. Kujala & M. Lensu

    A model for predicting ship destination routes based on AIS data
    H. Rong, A.P. Teixeira & C. Guedes Soares

    AIS data analysis for the impacts of wind and current on ship behavior in straight waterways
    Y. Zhou, T. Vellinga, W. Daamen & S.P. Hoogendoorn

    Maritime safety and human factors

    Human factor influence on ship handling errors in restricted waters—stress susceptibility study
    T. Abramowicz-Gerigk & A. Hejmlich

    Maritime search, rescue and assistance
    A. Anechitoae, A.A. Cimpanu & M.S. Matasa

    An approach for an integrated assessment of maritime accidental oil spill risk and response effectiveness for the Northern Baltic Sea
    F. Goerlandt, L. Lu, O.A.V. Banda & J. Rytkonen

    Causation analysis of ship collision accidents using a Bayesian Network approach
    S. Gong, J. Mou & X. Zhang

    Decision support tool for modelling security scenarios onboard passenger ships
    I. Gypa, E. Boulougouris & D. Vassalos

    Scenario-based oil spill response model for Saimaa inland waters
    J. Halonen & J. Kauppinen

    Trends and needs for research in maritime risk
    S. Haugen, N.P. Ventikos, A.P. Teixeira & J. Montewka

    Incorporation of safety barrier and HFCAS to human error analysis of major maritime accidents in China
    B. Wu, L.K. Zong, X.P. Yan & Y. Wang


    On the influence of the parametric roll resonance on the principal wave-induced loads
    M. Acanfora & T. Coppola

    Contributes to sailing yacht performance by foil hydrodynamic lift
    C. Bertorello & E. Begovic

    The effect of the stern shape and propeller location on the propulsive efficiency of a blunt ship
    G. Bilici & U.O. Unal

    Estimating flow-induced noise of a circular cylinder using numerical and analytical acoustic methods
    S. Ergin & S. Bulut

    Modeling of performance of an AUV stealth vehicle. Design for operation
    M.K. Gerigk

    Multibody dynamics of floaters during installation of a spar floating wind turbine
    M.A.A.A. Hassan & C. Guedes Soares

    An investigation on a Mathieu-type instability in irregular seas: The case of a tension leg platform
    J.C. Perez & M.A.S. Neves

    A new procedure of power prediction based on Van Oortmerssen regression
    B. Xhaferaj & A. Dukaj

    Hydrodynamics – foils

    A BEM for calculating the effects of waves on WIG marine craft performance
    K.A. Belibassakis

    Estimation of planning forces in numerical and full scale experiment
    A. Caramatescu, C.I. Mocanu, F.D. Pacuraru & G. Jagite

    Ground effect or grounding: Which happens when?
    O.K. Kinaci, T. Cosgun, A. Yurtseven & N. Vardar

    Effect of chordwise flexibility on flapping foil thruster performance by discrete vortex method
    A.K. Priovolos, E.S. Filippas & K.A. Belibassakis

    Hydrodynamics – resistance

    Ship weather routing focusing on propulsion energy efficiency
    N. Lamprinidis & K.A. Belibassakis

    Influence of the approximated mass characteristics of a ship on the added resistance in waves
    I. Martić, N. Degiuli, P. Komazec & A. Farkas

    Hydrodynamic and geometrical bow shape for energy efficient ship
    M.A. Mosaad & H.M. Hassan

    A ship weather-routing tool for route evaluation and selection: Influence of the wave spectrum
    E. Spentza, G. Besio, A. Mazzino, T. Gaggero & D. Villa

    Hydrodynamics – seakeeping

    Influences of a bow turret system on an FPSO’s pitch RAO
    T.S. Hallak & A.N. Simos

    Comparison of two approaches for prediction of wave induced loads in damaged ships
    H. Jafaryeganeh & C. Guedes Soares

    Seakeeping performance of a Mediterranean fishing vessel
    D. Obreja, R. Nabergoj, L. Crudu & L. Domnisoru

    Hydrodynamics performance of high speed multi-hulls in waves
    G. Vernengo, C.M. Apollonio, D. Bruzzone, L. Bonfiglio & S. Brizzolara

    Hydrodynamics – CFD

    Self-propulsion simulation of DARPA Suboff
    A. Dogrul, S. Sezen, C. Delen & S. Bal

    CFD analysis of a fixed floating box-type structure under regular waves
    J.F.M. Gadelho, S.C. Mohapatra & C. Guedes Soares

    Simulation dependency on degrees of freedom in RaNS solvers for predicting ship resistance
    H. Islam & H. Akimoto

    Prediction of ship resistance in head waves using OpenFOAM
    H. Islam & C. Guedes Soares

    Supporting development of the smart ship technology by CFD simulation of ship behavior in close to real operational conditions
    K. Niklas

    Modification of traditional catamaran to reduce total resistance: Configuration of centerbulb
    S. Samuel, D.-J. Kim, M. Iqbal, A. Bahatmaka & A.R. Prabowo

    Cavitation analyses of DTMB 4119 propeller with LSM and URANS approach
    S. Sezen & S. Bal

    Hydrodynamics – manoeuvring

    Innovative systems improving safety of manoeuvring and berthing operations of inland vessels
    T. Abramowicz-Gerigk & Z. Burciu

    Experimental and numerical simulations of zig-zag manoeuvres of a self-running ship model
    M.A. Hinostroza, H.T. Xu & C. Guedes Soares

    Comparative simulation of definitive manoeuvres of the KVLCC2 benchmark ship using different empiric mathematical models
    S. Sutulo & C. Guedes Soares

    Ship structures

    Assessment of the residual strength of ships after damage
    M. Attia, A. Zayed, H. Leheta & M. Abd Elnaby

    Experimental investigation on explosive welded joints for shipbuilding applications
    P. Corigliano, V. Crupi, E. Guglielmino & A.M. Sili

    Analytical treatment of welding distortion effects on fatigue in thin panels: Part I—closed-form solutions and implications
    P. Dong, S. Xing & W. Zhou

    Analytical treatment of welding distortion effects on fatigue in thin panels: Part II—applications in test data analysis
    P. Dong, W. Zhou & S. Xing

    Fatigue reliability of butt-welded joints based on spectral fatigue damage assessment
    Y. Garbatov, Y. Dong, J. Rorup, S. Vhanmane & R. Villavicencio

    Assessment of distortion and residual stresses in butt welded plates made of different steels
    M. Hashemzadeh, Y. Garbatov & C. Guedes Soares

    Approximation of maximum weld induced residual stress magnitude by the use of Meyer Hardness
    P.R.M. Lindstrom

    Nonlinear FEA of weld residual stress influence on the crack driving force
    P.R.M. Lindstrom & E. Ostby

    Analysis of structural crashworthiness on a non-ice class tanker during stranding accounting for the sailing routes
    A.R. Prabowo, A. Bahatmaka, J.H. Cho, J.M. Sohn, D.M. Bae, S. Samuel & B. Cao

    The measurement of weld surface geometry
    M. Randić, D. Pavletić & G. Turkalj

    Round robin study on spectral fatigue assessment of butt-welded joints
    J. Rorup, Y. Garbatov, Y. Dong, E. Uzunoglu, G. Parmentier, A. Andoniu, Y. Quemener, K.-C. Chen, S. Vhanmane, A. Negi, Y. Parihar, R. Villavicencio, V. Parsoya, L. Peng & J. Yue

    Ultimate bending capacity of multi-bay tubular reinforced structures
    S. Saad-Eldeen, Y. Garbatov & C. Guedes Soares

    Fatigue life prediction method of fairleads installed on a FPSO
    J. Yue, P. Chen, Y. Liu & W. Mao


    VOLUME 2

    Composite materials

    A review of the applications composite materials in wave and tidal energy devices
    M. Calvario, L.S. Sutherland & C. Guedes Soares

    Rheological testing of UV cure using two different sources of light
    C. Gracia-Fernandez, S. Gomez-Barreiro, A. Diaz-Diaz, A. Alvarez-Garcia, J. Tarrio-Saavedra, J. Lopez-Beceiro, R. Artiaga & B. Sanchez-Silva

    A simple rheological method for comparing hot melt adhesives
    S. Gomez-Barreiro, A. Diaz-Diaz, A. Alvarez-Garcia, C. Gracia-Fernandez & B. Sanchez-Silva

    The effect of geometric and manufacturing parameters on filament wound composites split disk test results
    A.Z. Papadakis, J.G. Themelakis & N.G. Tsouvalis

    Shipbuilding and repair

    Shipbuilder country and second hand price: Some empirical evidences
    R.B. Fiasca, L.F. Assis & F.C.M. Pires Jr.

    Risks in the repair of oil tankers and their prevention
    J.A. Fraguela-Formoso, L.C. Couce, C. Alvarez-Feal, L. Castro-Santos & A.L. Arranz

    Lean thinking in shipbuilding: multiple case studies in Brazilian shipyards
    J.L. Francisco & R.C. Botter

    A tool for analysis of costs on the manufacturing of the hull
    J.M. Gordo & M. Leal

    A novel project scheduling model for shipbuilding
    M. Kafalı, Y. Unsan & İ.H. Helvacıoğlu

    Cutting processes in shipbuilding—a case study
    A. Oliveira & J.M. Gordo

    Implementation of new production processes in panel’s line
    A. Oliveira & J.M. Gordo

    Controlling ship repair projects using the S-curve envelope
    J.R. San Cristobal

    Ship design

    Experimental and numerical study of sloshing and swirling in partially filled membrane-type LNG tanks
    M. Arai, G.M. Karuka & H. Ando

    CFD method approach for ducted propeller optimization of a ROV
    A. Bahatmaka, A.R. Prabowo, D.-J. Kim & S. Samuel

    Fuel or acceleration: A Pareto design procedure for ships
    S. Calisal

    Novel concepts of river-sea cruise passenger vessels for Russian rivers, Caspian, Black and Mediterranean seas
    G.V. Egorov, I.A. Ilnitskiy & Ya.V. Kalugin

    Concept of river-sea combined vessel for carriage of oil products and dry cargoes
    G.V. Egorov, V.I. Tonyuk & E.Yu. Durnev

    Systems engineering-based feasibility study for development of ballast water-free vessels
    H.J. Kang, J. Choi, H. Ahn & K. Kim

    Matching engine to propeller for an LNGC under rough weather
    C.H. Marques, C.R.P. Belchior & J.-D. Caprace

    Optimum structural design and building cost of small boats: Comparison between steel and aluminum
    A.T. Mousa, A. Naguib & S.H. Hegazi

    A research on the sewage problems of cruise ships in the Mediterranean
    V. Sahin & N. Vardar

    Economic feasibility of an autonomous container ship
    T.A. Santos & C. Guedes Soares

    Fuel cells applied to autonomous underwater vehicles. Endurance expansion opportunity
    A. Villalba-Herreros, J. Arevalo-Fuentes, G. Bloemen, R. Abad & T.J. Leo

    Optimization of container stowage using simulated annealing and genetic algorithms
    M.A. Yurtseven, E. Boulougouris, O. Turan & N. Papadopoulos

    Ship lifecycle

    Ship Lifecycle Software Solutions (SHIPLYS)—an overview of the project, its first phase of development and challenges
    U.R. Bharadwaj, T. Koch, A. Milat, L. Herrera, G. Randall, C. Volbeda, Y. Garbatov, S. Hirdaris, N. Tsouvalis, A. Carneros, P. Zhou & I. Atanasova

    A framework for Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis (MCDA) applied to conceptual stage of ship design
    X. Cui, U.R. Bharadwaj & P. Zhou

    Challenges and problems with data availability and quality during LCCA calculations in the early ship design phases
    P. Evangelou, C. Papaleonidas, D.V. Lyridis, N. Tsouvalis & P. Anaxagorou

    Investment cost estimate accounting for shipbuilding constraints
    Y. Garbatov, M. Ventura, P. Georgiev, T. Damyanliev & I. Atanasova

    Framework for conceptual ship design accounting for risk-based life cycle assessment
    Y. Garbatov, M. Ventura, C. Guedes Soares, P. Georgiev, T. Koch & I. Atanasova

    Refactoring early ship design methodologies
    T. Koch & K. Kreutzer

    SHIPLYS end-users’ requirements to inform software development
    A. Milat & N.G. Klanac

    Life cycle and cost assessment on engine selection for an offshore tug vessel
    E. Oguz, B. Jeong, H. Wang & P. Zhou

    Lifecycle and virtual prototyping requirements for ship repair projects
    A. Porras, L. Herrera, A. Carneros & J.I. Zanon

    Optimisation of operational modes of short-route hybrid ferry: A life cycle assessment case study
    H. Wang, E. Oguz, B. Jeong & P. Zhou

    Machinery and control

    Modeling the refrigeration system of a maritime container
    S. Amat, M.J. Legaz & E. Morilla

    Implementation of a self-learning algorithm for main engine condition monitoring
    C. Gkerekos, I. Lazakis & G. Theotokatos

    Path-planning and path-following control system for autonomous surface vessel
    M.A. Hinostroza, H.T. Xu & C. Guedes Soares

    Non-linear velocity obstacles with applications to the maritime domain
    Y. Huang & P.H.A.J.M. van Gelder

    Biomimetic propulsion as an innovative horizon in water vehicles development
    G. Ilieva & I. Kostova

    Splitting costs of a marine diesel engine waste heat recovery system into avoidable and unavoidable parts
    T. Koroglu & O.S. Sogut

    A speed control for an autonomous ship model for hydrodynamic testing
    F.L. Pen a, B. Priego & A. Deibe

    A hybrid ROV/UAV vehicle for underwater inspection and maintenance of offshore structures
    F.L. Pena & H. Ramos

    Assessment of the impact of ship emissions on the air quality in Naples
    F. Murena, M.V. Prati & F. Quaranta

    Forbidden zone handling in optimal thrust allocation of DP vessels
    M. Valčić & J. Prpić-Oršić

    A hybrid controller design for ship autopilot based on free-running model test
    H.T. Xu, M.A. Hinostroza & C. Guedes Soares

    Marine environment

    Development, calibration and validation of a model for the acoustic field generated by a ship in port
    T. Coppola, F. Quaranta, E. Rizzuto, M. Viscardi & D. Siano

    The relation of coastal spatial planning and blue growth and the resolution of the arising conflicts in a coastal area
    E. Kostopoulou & F. Sakellariadou

    Dynamics of sandy beach in dependence on wave parameters
    O. Kuznetsova, Ya. Saprykina, M. Shtremel, S. Kuznetsov, D. Korzinin, E. Trifonova, N. Andreeva, N. Valchev, B. Prodanov, P. Eftimova, T. Lambev & L. Dimitrov

    Marine protected areas—a tool for environmental protection. The case of Milos Island
    S. Manologlou, T. Pelagidis & B.S. Tselentis

    Wave modelling

    Evaluating marine climate change in the Portuguese coast during the 20th century
    M. Bernardino & C. Guedes Soares

    Wave-bottom-current interaction, effects of the wave vorticity on the Bragg resonance
    E. Laffitte, B. Simon, V. Rey, J. Touboul & K.A. Belibassakis

    Evaluation of the accuracy of the spectral models in predicting the storm events in the Black Sea
    L. Rusu

    Prediction of storm conditions using wind data from the ECMWF and NCEP reanalysis
    L. Rusu, M. Goncalves & C. Guedes Soares

    Offshore oil and gas

    Analysis of accidental fluid release scenarios in FPSOs
    U. Bhardwaj, A.P. Teixeira & C. Guedes Soares

    A simulation approach applied to the optimization of offshore crew transportation problems
    A.M.P. Santos, L.M.R. Silva, T.A. Santos & C. Guedes Soares

    Review of leakage detection methods for subsea pipeline
    A.M. Shama, A. El-Rashid, M. El-Shaib & D.M. Kotb

    Experimental study for leakage detection in subsea pipeline by applying acoustic emission technique
    A.M. Shama, M. El-Shaib, A. Sharara & D.Y. Nasser

    Helicopter fleet size and mix vehicle routing problem for crew exchange in an offshore oil and gas field
    L.M.R. Silva & C. Guedes Soares

    Offshore renewable energy

    Assessment of seawater electrolytic processes using offshore renewable energies
    R. d’Amore-Domenech & T.J. Leo

    A prospective turbine concept to extract tidal energy
    G. Ilieva & I. Kostova

    Evaluating a novel control strategy to improve the performance of hydraulic power take-offs in wave energy converters
    M. Kamarlouei, J.F. Gaspar & C. Guedes Soares

    Ducted horizontal axis marine turbine design for the race of alderney
    J.-M. Laurens, M. Ait-Mohammed & M. Tarfaoui

    Hydrodynamic loading and fatigue analysis of an offshore multi-purpose floating structure for offshore wind and wave energy sources exploitation
    T.P. Mazarakos, D.N. Konispoliatis & S.A. Mavrakos

    The synergy between wind and wave power along the coasts of the Black Sea
    E. Rusu

    Non-linear time-domain analysis of a spar floating support for offshore wind turbines under the action of extreme waves
    C. Ruzzo, D. Triglia & F. Arena

    Probabilistic life-cycle assessment for offshore wind turbines
    B. Yeter, Y. Garbatov & C. Guedes Soares


    Fishing patterns for a Portuguese longliner fishing at the Gorringe seamount—a first analysis based on AIS data and onboard observations
    A. Campos, P. Lopes, P. Fonseca, G. Araujo & I. Figueiredo

    Real time fishing activity detection
    J.C. Ferreira, N. Antunes & P. Lousa

    Data mining approach tool in fishing control activity
    J.C. Ferreira, S. Lage, I. Pinto, P. Lousa & N. Antunes

    Round goby Neogobius melanostomus—the insight into recent changes in Estonian coastal sea fishery
    L. Jarv, T. Raid, K. Nurkse, M. Parnoja & A. Soome

    The impact of different VMS data acquisition rates on the estimation of fishing effort—an example for Portuguese coastal trawlers
    P. Lopes, A. Campos, P. Fonseca, J. Parente & N. Antunes

    Main drivers of herring fishery in the two neighbouring gulfs of the Northern Baltic Sea
    T. Raid, L. Jarv, J. Ponni & J. Raitaniemi


    Carlos Guedes Soares is a professor of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering at Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon, Portugal. He received the MSc and Ocean Engineer degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, in 1976, the PhD degree from the Norwegian Institute of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway, in 1984, and the Doctor of Science degree from the Technical University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal, in 1991. He is also the President of the Centre for Marine Technology and Engineering (CENTEC), a research centre of Instituto Superior Técnico that is recognized and funded by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology. He has co-authored more than 400 journal papers and 600 conference papers and has been involved in more than 60 international research projects and 20 national projects. He is Editor and member of the Editorial Board of various international journals and has been involved in the organisation of several International Conferences.

    Ângelo P. Teixeira is Assistant Professor at the Instituto Superior Tecnico, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal.