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Marine Navigation and Safety of Sea Transportation

Navigational Problems, 1st Edition

Edited by Adam Weintrit

CRC Press

340 pages

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The TransNav 2013 Symposium held at the Gdynia Maritime University, Poland in June 2013 has brought together a wide range of participants from all over the world. The program has offered a variety of contributions, allowing to look at many aspects of the navigational safety from various different points of view. Topics presented and discussed at the Symposium were: navigation, safety at sea, sea transportation, education of navigators and simulator-based training, sea traffic engineering, ship's manoeuvrability, integrated systems, electronic charts systems, satellite, radio-navigation and anti-collision systems and many others.This book is part of a series of four volumes and provides an overview of Problems in Marine Navigation and is addressed to scientists and professionals involved in research and development of navigation, safety of navigation and sea transportation.

Table of Contents

Navigational Problems. Introduction

A. Weintrit

Chapter 1. Ship Control

1.1. The Course-keeping Adaptive Control System for the Nonlinear MIMO Model of a Container Vessel

M. Brasel & P. Dworak

1.2. The Multi-step Matrix Game of Safe Ship Control with Different Amounts Admissible Strategies

J. Lisowski

1.3. Catastrophe Theory in Intelligent Control System of Vessel Operational Strength

E.P. Burakovskiy, Yu.I. Nechaev, P.E. Burakovskiy & V.P. Prokhnich

1.4. Concept of Integrated INS/Visual System for Autonomous Mobile Robot Operation

P. Kicman & J. Narkiewicz

Chapter 2. Decision Support Systems

2.1. Functionality of Navigation Decision Supporting System – NAVDEC

P. Wolejsza

2.2. A Study on the Development of Navigation Visual Supporting System and its Sea Trial Test

N. Im, E.K. Kim, S.H. Han & J.S. Jeong

2.3. Application of Ant Colony Optimization in Ship’s Navigational Decision Support System

A. Lazarowska

2.4. Issue of Making Decisions with Regard to Ship Traffic Safety in Different Situations at Sea

J. Girtler

2.5. Ship Handling in Wind and Current with Neuroevolutionary Decision Support System

M. Lacki

Chapter 3. Marine Traffic

3.1. Development and Evaluation of Traffic Routing Measurements

R. Müller & M. Demuth

3.2. □□winouj□□cie – Szczecin Fairway Expert Safety Evaluation

P. Górtowski & A. Bak

3.3. Expert Indication of Dangerous Sections in □□winouj□□cie - Szczecin Fairway

P. Górtowski & A. Bak

3.4. Traffic Incidents Analysis as a Tool for Improvement of Transport Safety

J. Skorupski

3.5. Vessel Traffic Stream Analysis in Vicinity of The Great Belt Bridge

K. Marcjan, L. Gucma & A. Voskamp

Chapter 4. Search and Rescue

4.1. Search and Rescue of Migrants at Sea

J. Coppens

4.2. Ergonomics-based Design of a Life-Saving Appliance for Search and Rescue Activities

H.J. Kang

4.3. The Signals of Marine Continuous Radar for Operation with SART

V.M. Koshevoy & D.O. Dolzhenko

4.4. Risk Analysis on Dutch Search and Rescue Capacity on the North Sea

Y. Koldenhof & C. van der Tak

4.5. The Operational Black Sea Delta Regional Exercise on Oil Spill Preparedness and Search and Rescue – GEODELTA 2011

A. Gegenava & I. Sharabidze

Chapter 5. Meteorological Aspects and Weather Condition

5.1. Operational Enhancement of Numerical Weather Prediction with Data from Real-time Satellite Images

L. Markiewicz, A. Chybicki, K. Drypczewski, K. Bruniecki & J. Dabrowski

5.2. Analysis of the Prevailing Weather Conditions Criteria to Evaluate the Adoption of a Future ECA in the Mediterranean Sea

M. Castells, F.X. Martínez de Osés & J.J. Usabiaga

5.3. Monitoring of Ice Conditions in the Gulf of Riga Using Micro Class Unmanned Aerial Systems

I. Lešinskis & A. Pavlovics

5.4. Global Warming and Its Impact on Arctic Navigation: The Northern Sea Route Shipping Season 2012

E. Franckx

5.5. Unloading Operations on the Fast Ice in the Region of Yamal Peninsula as the Part of Transportation Operations in the Russian Western Arctic

A.A. Skutin, N.V. Kubyshkin, G.K. Zubakin & Yu.P. Gudoshnikov

Chapter 6. Inland, Sea-River, Personal and Car Navigation Systems

6.1. The Method of the Navigation Data Fusion in Inland Navigation

A. Lisaj

6.2. PER Estimation of AIS in Inland Rivers based on Three Dimensional Ray Tracking

F. Ma, X.M. Chu & C.G. Liu

6.3. Analysis of River – Sea Transport in the Direction of the Danube – Black Sea and the Danube - Rhine River - River Main

S. Šoškic, Z. Dekic & M. Kresojevic

6.4. Study of the Usage of Car Navigation System and Navigational Information to Assist Coastal Navigational Safety

S. Shiotani, S. Ryu & X. Gao

6.5. Remote Spatial Database Access in the Navigation System for the Blind

K. Drypczewski, L. Kaminski, L. Markiewicz, B. Wisniewski & A. Stepnowski

6.6. Integration of Inertial Sensors and GPS System Data for the Personal Navigation in Urban Area

K. Bikonis & J. Demkowicz

Chapter 7. Air Navigation

7.1. Accuracy of GPS Receivers in Naval Aviation

W.Z. Kaleta

7.2. Comparative Analysis of the Two Polish Hyperbolic Systems AEGIR and JEMIOLUSZKA

S. Ambroziak, R. Katulski, J. Sadowski, J. Stefa□□ski & W. Siwicki

7.3. The Analysis of Implementation Needs for Automatic Dependent Surveillance in Air Traffic in Poland

M. Siergiejczyk & K. Krzykowska

Chapter 8. Maritime Communications

8.1. Multiple Access Technique Applicable for Maritime Satellite Communications

S.D. Ilcev

8.2. Classification and Characteristics of Mobile Satellite Antennas (MSA) for Maritime Applications

S.D. Ilcev

8.3. Development of Cospas-Sarsat Satellite Distress and Safety Systems (SDSS) for Maritime and Other Mobile Applications

S.D. Ilcev

8.4. The Propagation Characteristic of DGPS Correction Data Signal at Inland Sea – Propagation Characteristic on LF/MF Band Radio Wave

S. Okuda, M. Toba & Y. Arai

8.5. Communication Automation in Maritime Transport

Z. Pietrzykowski, P. Bana□□, A. Wójcik & T. Szewczuk

8.6. Audio Watermarking in the Maritime VHF Radiotelephony

A.V. Shishkin & V.M. Koshevoy

8.7. Enhancement of VHF Radiotelephony in the Frame of Integrated VHF/DSC – ECDIS/AIS System

V.M. Koshevoy & A.V. Shishkin

8.8. Modernization of the GMDSS

K. Korcz

8.9. A VHF Satellite Broadcast Channel as a Complement to the Emerging VHF Data Exchange (VDE) System

F. Zeppenfeldt

Chapter 9. Methods and Algorithms

9.1. Overview of the Mathematical Theory of Evidence and its Application in Navigation

W. Filipowicz

9.2. A New Method for Determining the Attitude of a Moving Object

S.M. Yakushin

9.3. Simulation of Zermelo Navigation on Riemannian Manifolds for dim(R×M)=3

P. Kopacz

Author index

About the Editor

Adam Weintrit is a Professor and Dean of the Faculty of Navigation (since 2008) of Gdynia Maritime University, Poland and the Head of the Navigational Department (since 2003). He was also Head of the Electronic Navigational Charts and ECDIS Simulator (1996-2010).

He has got M.Sc degree from Gdynia Maritime University, Faculty of Navigation (1985), Ph.D and DSc degree (1992) and habilitation degree (2004) from Warsaw Technical University, Faculty of Geodesy and Cartography. He has over 25 years experience in teaching and research works in the field of maritime navigation, sea transport, hydrography, cartography, geodesy and safety at sea. He has been involved in national projects founded by the Polish Committee for Scientific Research, several local projects founded by GMU and has also co-operated in few international projects, including European Union projects and he received 3 grants of the IAMU founded by the Nippon Foundation (including two as a project leader).

He has published more than 250 reports and papers in journals and conference proceedings. He is author of 18 books on navigation, including 5 handbooks on ECDIS and electronic charts. He has many times been the member of the program and organising committees of international conferences and symposiums. He is Chairman of TransNav.

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