Maritime Technology and Engineering III: Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Maritime Technology and Engineering (MARTECH 2016, Lisbon, Portugal, 4-6 July 2016), 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Maritime Technology and Engineering III

Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Maritime Technology and Engineering (MARTECH 2016, Lisbon, Portugal, 4-6 July 2016), 1st Edition

Edited by Carlos Guedes Soares, T.A. Santos

CRC Press

1,208 pages

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Maritime Technology and Engineering 3is a collection of papers presented at the 3rd International Conference on Maritime Technology and Engineering (MARTECH 2016, Lisbon, Portugal, 4-6 July 2016). The MARTECH Conferences series evolved from biannual national conferences in Portugal, thus reflecting the internationalization of the maritime sector.

The keynote lectures and the papers, making up nearly 150 contributions, came from an international group of authors focused on different subjects in a variety of fields: Maritime Transportation, Energy Efficiency, Ships in Ports, Ship Hydrodynamics, Ship Structures, Ship Design, Ship Machinery, Shipyard Technology, afety & Reliability, Fisheries, Oil & Gas, Marine Environment, Renewable Energy and Coastal Structures.

This bookwill appeal to academics, engineers and professionals interested or involved in these fields.

Table of Contents


Keynote Lectures

Comparative studies for subsea-to-shore production systems

S.F. Estefen, M.I. Lourenço, J. Feng &Y.Wang

European Ports: Facilitators or impediments of global supply chains?

H. Haralambides

Computational fluid and structure dynamics methods to assess wave-induced loads and hydroelasticity effects

O. el Moctar & J. Ley

Strategies on improving maritime transportation safety of theYangtze River

X.P. Yan, J.F. Zhang, B.Wu, S.Q. Fan & D. Zhang

Maritime transportation

Waterway transport potential in the Amazon, case study: The crossing from Outeiro Island to Belém

A.M. Borges, J.R.C. Cunha & H.B. Moraes

LNG bunkering demand at Iberian Peninsula ports

D. Díaz Gutiérrez, G. Polo Sánchez & F. de Manuel López

Inland waterway ports characteristics relevant for classification methodology purpose

O. Dinu, E. Rosca & F. Rusca

Refrigerated cargo handling: Demand and requirements for Portuguese ports

L. Filina-Dawidowicz, T.A. Santos & C. Guedes Soares

Conceptual design of a Vessel Traffic System

J. Hough & R.C. Botter

Forecasting cargo throughput in Portuguese ports using causal methods

A. Mainardi &T.A. Santos

Green corridor to Brazil: Integrated logistics in maritime transportation

D.A. Moura & R.C. Botter

Capacity analysis of storage area in a maritime container terminal

F. Rusca, M. Popa, E. Rosca, M.A. Rosca &A. Rusca

Feasibility study of MOS in Brazil using roll-on/roll-off vessels between Manaus and São Paulo

R. Santana Pelícia, M.A. Perdigão Peli, M. Galdi da Silva, R.C. Botter & N. Narciso Pereira

Determining the size of ferry fleet: Fuzzy logic approach

M. Škuri´c &V. Maraš

Energy efficiency

TOPSIS method implementation on slow steaming alternatives evaluation

I. Dagkinis & N. Nikitakos

Ship speed power performance under relative wind profiles

L.P. Perera & B. Mo

Machine intelligence for energy efficient ships: A big data solution

L.P. Perera & B. Mo

Sensitivity analysis of wind load estimation method based on elliptic Fourier descriptors

J. Prpi´c-Orši´c & M.Valˇci´c

Development of intelligent ship fuel consumption algorithms

K. Ramesh, D. Konovessis, S.K. Thong & X. You

Route planning of a fishing vessel in coastal waters with fuel consumption restraint

R. Vettor, M. Tadros, M. Ventura & C. Guedes Soares

Analysis of the sensitivity of a multi-objective genetic algorithm for route optimization to different settings

R. Vettor & C. Guedes Soares

Fuel saving-oriented 3D dynamic programming for weather routing applications

R. Zaccone, M. Figari, M. Altosole & E. Ottaviani

Ships in ports

Empirical analysis of the implantation of an automatic mooring system in a commercial port. Application to the Port of Santander (Spain)

E. Díaz, A. Ortega, C. Pérez, B. Blanco, L. Ruiz & J. Oria

Non-linear control for the automatic berthing of waterjet catamaran

V. Ferrari, S. Sutulo & C. Guedes Soares

Analysis of the movements and operational limits of moored vessels in Outer and Inner ports of A Coruña (Spain)

A. Figuero, E. Peña, J. Sande & F. Costa

Numerical simulation of the motions and forces of a moored ship in Leixões harbour

L. Pinheiro, C.J. Fortes, J.A. Santos & P. Rosa-Santos

Ship hydrodynamics

On the estimations of ship motions during maneuvering tasks in irregular seas

M. Acanfora & J. Matusiak

Estimation of hydrodynamic loads of an offshore supply vessel in uniform current

M. Asghari, M. Sohrabi, M. Mohammadzadeh & C. Guedes Soares

A hybrid RANSE – strip theory method for prediction of ship motions

L. Bonfiglio, G. Vernengo, S. Brizzolara & D. Bruzzone

Preliminary considerations on a unified model for hydrodynamic forces

V. Ferrari & F.H.H.A. Quadvlieg

Estimation of the maneuvering characteristics of the DTC containership using URANS based simulations

N. Fournarakis, A. Papanikolaou, D. Chroni, S. Liu &T. Plessas

Assessment of different methods for the prediction of marine propellers induced pressures

S. Gaggero, G. Tani, D. Villa, M. Viviani, F. Conti & C. Vaccaro

New generation of CLT® propellers

J. González-Adalid, M. Pérez Sobrino, J.M. Riola Rodríguez, J.J. Díaz Hernández, L.M. González, A. Moran-Guerrero, R. Quereda Laviña & C. Soriano Gómez

Non-parametric estimation of directional wave spectra using two hyperparameters

M.A. Hinostroza & C. Guedes Soares

Uncertainty on the bending moment transfer functions derived by a three-dimensional linear panel method

H. Jafaryeganeh, A.P. Teixeira & C. Guedes Soares

Design and application of the contra-rotating propeller for VLCC on the structure part

Y.T. Kim, S.I.Won, M.J. Ko, M.T. Jo & H.D. Cha

Experimental investigation of roughness effect on the resistance of a flat plate

E.D. Kiosidou, A.S. Venetis, D.E. Liarokapis, J.P. Trachanas, G.D. Tzabiras & D.I. Pantelis

Motion response of round shape FLNG due to interaction with another floating structure

J. Koto, C.L. Siow, C. Guedes Soares, H. Yasukawa, A. Matsuda, D. Terada & H. Abyn

CFD assessment of Ropax hull resistance with various initial drafts and trim angles

J. Labanti, H. Islam & C. Guedes Soares

Study of ship-to-ship interaction in shallow water with account for squat phenomenon

D.B.V. Lima, S. Sutulo & C. Guedes Soares

Hull resistance modelling of flat autonomous underwater vehicle based on response surface method

M.Wang, C. Guedes Soares & S. Yang

Effect of wing geometrical parameters on the aerodynamic performance of wing in ground marine craft

M. Mohamed & I. Amin

Three-dimensional pressure distribution on planing hulls

S. Pennino, H. Klymenko, A. Scamardella, S. Mancini & E. Begovic

Uncertainty modelling in ship manoeuvring models

P.P. Silva & C. Guedes Soares

Analysis of manoeuvrability criteria and standards in view of environmental factors and EEDI impact

S. Sutulo & C. Guedes Soares

Ship resistance and flow field study of KVLCC2 hull

S. Tarbiat & C. Guedes Soares

Uncertainties related to the estimation of added resistance of a ship in waves

N. Vitali, J. Prpi´c-Orši´c & C. Guedes Soares

Hydroelastic vibration of bottom plating subjected to wave impact

S.Wang & C. Guedes Soares

Waypoint-following for a marine surface ship model based on vector field guidance law

H.T. Xu & C. Guedes Soares

Ship structures

Experimental and numerical response and failure of laterally impacted composite circular plates

F. Alizadeh, B. Liu & C. Guedes Soares

Effect of vacuum bag pressure on the flexural properties of GFRP composite laminates

F. Alizadeh, L.S. Sutherland & C. Guedes Soares

On the influence of primary and secondary structural members on the global strength of ship structures

R. Diewald, B. Gerlach & S. Ehlers

Fatigue analysis and optimization of non-load-carrying fillet welded joints based on the effective notch stress approach

Y. Dong, Y. Garbatov & C. Guedes Soares

Ultimate strength of lightweight asymmetric panels

M. Elarbi, P.P. Silva & R.F. Martins

Sensitivity analysis of the IACS-CSR buckling strength requirements for stiffened panels

B. Gaspar, A.P. Teixeira & C. Guedes Soares

Application of polynomial chaos expansions in stochastic analysis of plate elements under lateral pressure

B. Gaspar, C. Guedes Soares, E. Bahmyari & M. Reza Khedmati

Reduction in welding induced residual stresses and distortions of butt welded plates subjected to heat treatments

M. Hashemzadeh, Y. Garbatov & C. Guedes Soares

Equivalent design wave approach for fatigue assessment of ship shaped structures

S.E. Heggelund, G. Storhaug, A. Gonçalves & H. Austefjord

Effect of uncertainty in the geometry and material properties on the post-buckling behavior of a composite laminate

N. Kharghani & C. Guedes Soares

Plastic deformation and failure of thin steel plates subjected to spherical and cylindrical indenters

B. Liu, A. Ottazzi & C. Guedes Soares

Experimental and numerical analysis of a laterally impacted square steel plate

K. Liu, B. Liu, C. Guedes Soares & Z.Wang

Emergency repair of a single hull structure with locked cracks

S. Saad-Eldeen, Y. Garbatov & C. Guedes Soares

Ultimate bending moment capacity of a single hull structure with large openings in side shell

S. Saad-Eldeen, Y. Garbatov & C. Guedes Soares

The behaviour of 5083-H111 naval aluminium alloy square plates under blast loading: Experimental and numerical approaches

F.C. Salvado

Residual ultimate strength of stiffened panels with pitting corrosion under compression

X.H. Shi, X. Jiang, J. Zhang & C. Guedes Soares

Coating breakdown assessment of steel plates in marine structures subjected to compressive load

S. Sousa &Y. Garbatov

Investigating T-joint strength parameters using statistical experimental design and analysis techniques

L.S. Sutherland & C. Guedes Soares

Static and buckling analysis of stiffened plates built in functionally graded materials

M. Taczała, R. Buczkowski & M. Kleiber

Structural design of an adaptable jacket offshore wind turbine support structure for deeper waters

B. Yeter, Y. Garbatov & C. Guedes Soares

Ship design

Implementation of second generation intact stability criteria into the stability calculation software

A. Ariffin, J.M. Laurens & S. Mansor

Exploitation of SWATH hull form concept for small working/pleasure craft

E. Begovic, C. Bertorello, A. Bove & F. de Luca

Optimization of ship’s bow form for the added resistance in waves

V. Bolbot &A. Papanikolaou

Quasi-steady determination of dynamic forces acting on tug during escort operations

V. Bucci, A. Marino & F. Mauro

A new concept design solution for pleasure sailing yachts

V. Bucci, F. Mauro &A. Marino

Operational profiles data analytics for ship design improvement

A. Coraddu, T. Cleophas, K. Xepapa, L. Oneto & D. Anguita

Human Centred Design of a mooring winch control station

J.F. Gaspar, A.P. Teixeira, A.M.P. Santos, C. Guedes Soares, P. Golyshev & N. Kähler

Parametric modelling for adaptive internal compartment design of container ships

H. Jafaryeganeh, M. Ventura & C. Guedes Soares

Improving ship design process to enhance ship recycling

K.P. Jain, J.F.J. Pruyn, J.J. Hopman

Second generation intact stability criteria for mega-yachts: Application and design considerations

N. Petacco & P. Gualeni

Yacht mast and rigging system software for design and analysis

D. Soares de Melo &Y. Garbatov

A numerical model for compartment assessment of offshore structures with cylindrical hulls

E. Uzunoglu & C. Guedes Soares

The application of human centered design in the design and day-to-day operation of a seagoing vessel

N.P. Ventikos, P.I. Sotiralis & G.V. Lykos


Ship machinery

Modelling the effect of variable valve timing on exhaust thermal management of a diesel engine

H.Ü. Ba¸saran & O.A. Özsoysal

Comparison of a natural gas engine with a diesel engine for marine propulsion

G. Benvenuto, M. Laviola, R. Zaccone & U. Campora

An overall comparison between natural gas spark ignition and compression ignition engines for a ro-pax propulsion plant

U. Campora, M. Laviola & R. Zaccone

On-board measurements of emissions from a ferry

S.S. Kalender, M. Durmaz & S. Ergin

The dynamic behavior of diesel engines on ships in adverse conditions

S. Kouroutzis & K. Visser

EfficientShip: A case study for the implementation of ORC technology onboard European fishing vessels

E. Notti, F. Moro, A. Sala, A. Leroux, A. Roger, P. Smague, P. Leduc & N. Parke

Assessment of the performance and the exhaust emissions of a marine diesel engine for different start angles of combustion

M. Tadros, M. Ventura & C. Guedes Soares

Numerical study of a marine dual-fuel four-stroke engine

G. Theotokatos, S. Stoumpos, I. Lazakis & G. Livanos

Shipyard technology

Shipbuilding: From traditional naval construction to offshore wind

L. Carral-Couce, L. Castro-Santos, C. Álvarez-Feal, M.J. Rodríguez-Guerreiro & J. de Troya Calatayud

An exploration of the circumstances and changes in the shipbuilding industry in the last decades

A. Graziano, A. Kataria, J.-U. Schröder-Hinrichs, A. Koimtzoglou, N.P. Ventikos & K. Zwirglmaier

Flux-cored arc welding processes analysis of a shipyard

P.I.D. Lameira, C.M. Benjamin, E.S.P. Loureiro, H.B. Moraes, N.M. Figueiredo &T.L. Porto

Safety & reliability

Review of statistical data on ship accidents

B. Bužanˇci´c Primorac & J. Parunov

Safety and security in the Portuguese extended continental shelf

J.G. Chilão & J. Lúcio

Sensitivity analysis on the optimum hull girder safety level of a Suezmax tanker

J. Guia, A.P. Teixeira & C. Guedes Soares

Norwegian national ship risk model

S. Haugen, P.G. Almklov, M. Nilsen & R.J. Bye

Preliminary risk analysis on handling and storage of butyl acrylate operation

P.I.D. Lameira, E.S.P. Loureiro, A. Momose, M.R. Martins & R.C. Botter

Control charts limits flexibility based on the equipment conditions

S. Lampreia, V. Vairinhos, V. Lobo, R. Parreira & J.G. Requeijo

Opportunistic maintenance based on CUSUM control charts

S. Lampreia, V. Vairinhos, V. Lobo, R. Parreira & J.G. Requeijo

EEG-based human factors evaluation for maritime simulator-aided assessment

Y. Liu, X. Hou, O. Sourina, D. Konovessis & G. Krishnan

Safety barriers for risk management of fishing vessels off the coasts and in open seas of Turkey

A. Mentes, M. Yetkin & H. Akyildiz

Assessment and characterization of near ship collision scenarios off the coast of Portugal

H. Rong, A.P. Teixeira & C. Guedes Soares

Assessment of the contributing factors of accidents in the Tietê-ParanáWaterway

M.S. Saito, A. de A. Prado, G.P. Salvador & M.R. Martins

Probabilistic modelling of evasive manoeuvring actions to avoid collisions

P.A.M. Silveira, A.P. Teixeira & C. Guedes Soares

Fire risk assessment for ship compartments

J. Sobral & C. Guedes Soares

Analysis of maritime accidents in Turkish coastal waters

M. Taylan

Use of fuzzy inference approach to estimate maritime security level

N.P. Ventikos, D.I. Stavrou & Z.L. Yang

Efficiency evaluation of maritime emergency disposal based on revised Petri net and fuzzy evaluation

T.Wang, X.P. Yan, Y.Wang & Q.Wu

A data envelopment analysis based FMECA method for prioritization of maritime accidents failures inYangtze River

B.Wu, X.P. Yan &Y.Wang

Study on path planning strategies for search and rescue

J.F. Zhang, A.P. Teixeira, C. Guedes Soares & X.P. Yan


Developments in Estonian coastal perch fishery in the Baltic Sea during the recent two decades (1994–2015)

L. Järv, T. Raid, M. Pärnoja &A. Soome

Reducing fuel consumption in Portuguese coastal trawlers by using trawls with higher tenacity fibres

J. Parente, P. Fonseca, V. Henriques &A. Campos

Central Baltic herring stock: What does the assessment of combined stock say about the status of its components?

T. Raid, L. Järv, J. Pönni, J. Raitaniemi & G. Kornilovs

Perspectives of mariculture development in Polish Baltic coastal zone

J. Sadowski &A. Tórz

Baltic sprat fishery, stock assessment and prediction

F. Svecovs, O. Ozernaja, M. Fettere, G. Strods &A. Vingovatova

Oil & gas

Design methodology for modifying a MODU into a FPU

A. Martin Moe & M. Laranijnha

A wind heeling moment curve for ship-shaped MODU early design stability considerations

J. Mendonça Santos & C. Alves

An offshore oil industry inventory routing problem with weather windows

A.M.P. Santos & C. Guedes Soares

A mixed integer formulation for the offshore rig scheduling problem

L.M.R. Silva, A.M.P. Santos & C. Guedes Soares

Study of the risk to export crude oil in pipeline systems

L.M.R. Silva & C. Guedes Soares

Marine environment

A climatological analysis of storms in the North Atlantic

M. Bernardino & C. Guedes Soares

Hybrid model to forecast significant wave heights

R.M. Campos & C. Guedes Soares

Validation of an operational wave forecasting system for the North Atlantic area

C. Guedes Soares, N. Salvação, M. Gonçalves & L. Rusu

Bivariate distributions of significant wave height and peak period of sea states in deep and shallow waters offshore Portugal

C. Lucas & C. Guedes Soares

Influence of water depth on the characteristics of spectra at the entrance of major Portuguese ports

C. Lucas, D. Silva & C. Guedes Soares

Modelling average conditional exceedances of significant wave heights and associated peak periods

G. Muraleedharan, C. Lucas, D. Martins & C. Guedes Soares

Modeling of the western Iberian oceanic currents with ROMS

L.T. Pereira, T.C. Costa, M. Marta-Almeida & C. Guedes Soares

Evaluation of the shoreline dynamics in a coastal sector of the Portuguese nearshore

E. Rusu, D. Silva & C. Guedes Soares

Comparison of various data assimilation methods to improve the wave predictions in the Portuguese coastal environment

L. Rusu & C. Guedes Soares

Renewable energy

Influence of the electric tariff on a floating offshore wind farm

L. Castro-Santos, L. Carral-Couce, A. Filgueira-Vizoso, I. Lamas Galdo & J.Á. Fraguela Formoso

Theoretical analysis of mechanical energy conversion by a point absorber WEC using reanalysis wave data

R.L. Espindola, P.V.F. Andrade &A.M. Araújo

Power Take-Off concept with flow proportional valves based rectification

J.F. Gaspar, A. Sinha, M. Calvário & C. Guedes Soares

Evaluation of the wave energy potential in some locations where European offshore wind farms operate

F. Onea, A. Raileanu & E. Rusu

Long-term assessment of the wave load acting on semi-submersible wind turbine support structure

K. Raed, D. Karmakar & C. Guedes Soares

Time domain analysis of circular array of heaving point absorbers

A. Sinha, D. Karmakar, J.F. Gaspar, M. Calvário & C. Guedes Soares

Trajectory generation for automatic emersion/immersion manoeuvers of first generation TEC

J.A. Somolinos, M.P. Portilla, E. Segura, M. Espín, L.R. Núñez &A. López

Semi-taut mooring line damping

S. Xu, C. Guedes Soares & C. Ji

Coastal structures

Experimental study of a new low reflection breakwater

C.-S. Ciocan, F. Taveira-Pinto, L. das Neves & P. Rosa-Santos

Numerical modelling of curved-front seawalls under regular waves

J.F.M. Gadelho, C. Guedes Soares, K.V. Anand &V. Sundar

A comparison between analytical and numerical simulations of solutions of the coupled Boussinesq equations

S.C. Mohapatra, R.B. Fonseca & C. Guedes Soares

Effect of submerged horizontal flexible membrane on a moored floating elastic plate

S.C. Mohapatra & C. Guedes Soares


Wireless energy and communications in remote ocean areas: The ENDURE and BLUECOM+ projects

L.M. Pessoa & R. Campos

The impact of the 2008 financial crisis on the Portuguese maritime cluster

A. Simões, R. Salvador & C. Guedes Soares

About the Editors

C. 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), which is a research centre of the Instituto Superior Técnico that is recognized and funded by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology. He has coauthored more than 400 journal papers and 600 conference papers and has been involved in more than 60 international research projects and 20 national projects.

Tiago A. Santos is an assistant professor of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering at Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon, Portugal. He received the MSc degree from the University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK, in 1999 and the PhD degree from Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon, Portugal, in 2007. He is currently a member of the Naval Architecture Branch of the Portuguese Association of Engineers (Ordem dos Engenheiros). He has participated in a significant number of national and international research projects, and has coauthored approximate 20 journal papers, 20 conference papers and 30 chapters in books.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Civil / Dams & Reservoirs
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / Water Supply