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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

ISBN 9780815379935
Published November 20, 2017 by CRC Press
1322 Pages

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Book Description

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.

Table of Contents


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



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

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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.