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1st Edition

Maritime Technology and Engineering

ISBN 9780429226663
Published September 30, 2014 by CRC Press
1450 Pages

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Book Description

Maritime Technology and Engineering includes the papers presented at the 2nd International Conference on Maritime Technology and Engineering (MARTECH 2014, Lisbon, Portugal, 15-17 October 2014). The contributions reflect the internationalization of the maritime sector, and cover a wide range of topics: Ports; Maritime transportation; Inland navigation; Maritime economy; Ship traffic; Maritime accidents; Ship design; Design optimization; Computer aided ship design; Shipyard technology; Longitudinal strength; Structural energy absorption; Stiffened panels; Strength of welded plates; Ship structural components; Composite structures; Structural reliability & risk; Ship propulsion; Efficient propulsion and control; Ship propulsion and environment; Environmental impact; Energy efficiency; Ship resistance; Ship maneuvring; Shallow water hydrodynamics; Computational fluid dynamics; Ship seakeeping; Seakeeping & slamming; Ship dynamics & hydrodynamics; Offshore platform dynamics; Offshore platform design; Renewable energy; Oscilating water columns converters; Wave statistics; Wave modelling; Wind & wave modelling; and two keynote papers.

Maritime Technology and Engineering will be much of interest to academics and professionals involved in maritime engineering.

Table of Contents



Invited lectures

The past, present and future of the ocean engineering activities
H. Maeda

Risk assessment for ship collisions against offshore structures
P.T. Pedersen


The container terminal characteristics and customer satisfaction
V. Caldeirinha, J.A. Felício & A. Dionísio

Performance evaluation using data envelopment analysis: The case of Portuguese general cargo terminals
J.F.C. Grilo & J.C.Q. Dias

A System Dynamics model for evaluating container terminal management policies
A.M.P. Santos, J.P. Mendes & C. Guedes Soares

Methodology and tools to design container terminals
T.A. Santos, M. Marques & C. Guedes Soares

Maritime transportation

A generic maritime transportation network model
A. Carreira, J.P. Mendes & C. Guedes Soares

Assessment of motorways of the sea through a method based on analysis of decision groups
A. Martínez-López, D. Pena-Agras & A. Munín-Doce

Competition dynamics between the Hamburg-Le Havre and the Mediterranean port ranges
A.M.P. Santos & C. Guedes Soares

Inland navigation

Technical feasibility study of iron ore export using Douro river
D.B.V. Lima, T.A. Santos & C. Guedes Soares

Analysis of river/sea transportation of ore bulk using simulation process
D. Merino da Silva & M. Ventura

Design optimization of a bulk carrier for river/sea ore transport
D. Merino da Silva & M. Ventura

Forecasting navigability conditions of the Tapajós waterway—Amazon—Brazil
N.M. Figueiredo, C.J.C. Blanco & H.B. Moraes

Maritime economy

Features of the maritime clusters of the Atlantic Arc
A.M. Ferreira, C. Guedes Soares & R. Salvador

Participative approaches to the Portuguese maritime cluster
R. Salvador, A. Simões & C. Guedes Soares

Multipliers, linkages and influence fields among the sectors of the Portuguese maritime cluster
A. Simões, C. Guedes Soares & R. Salvador

Main challenges facing the aquaculture sector: From a worldwide insight to a regional perspective
P. Valadas Monteiro & R. Salvador

Ship traffic

The FCM classification of the ARPA targets
F. Ma, W. Qing & X. Chu

Simulation and analysis of maritime traffic in the Tagus River Estuary using AIS data
H. Rong, A.P. Teixeira & C. Guedes Soares

Assessment of ship collision estimation methods using AIS data
P. Silveira, A.P. Teixeira & C. Guedes Soares

Ship emergency response workflow modeling based on WIFA in uncertain knowledge of situation
B. Wu, X.P. Yan, Y. Wang, K. Wu & T.Q. Zhou

Maritime accidents

Application of the TRACEr taxonomy for the codification of grounding and collision accidents
A. Graziano, A.P. Teixeira & C. Guedes Soares

Statistical analysis of ship accidents that occurred in the period 1990–2012 and assessment of safety level of ship types
A. Papanikolaou, K. Bitha, E. Eliopoulou & N.P. Ventikos

Systems structure and simulation design of emergency response to maritime accidents
B.C. Sun, Y. Zhang, W.F. Li, X.L. Jiang & G. Lodewijks

Statistics for marine accidents in adverse weather conditions
N.P. Ventikos, A. Koimtzoglou, K. Louzis & E. Eliopoulou

Ship design

Approach to quality assurance of repetitive projects in shipbuilding industry
T. Buksa, D. Pavletic & M. Forempoher Skuver

Classification and analysis of vessels used in International Waterbike Regatta
P. Georgiev, S. Genkov, J. Denev & G. Saidov

Influence of ship design on ship recycling
K.P. Jain, J.F.J. Pruyn & J.J. Hopman

System modelling and performance assessment for naval ship design: An application for an Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV)
M.P. Salio, P. Gualeni & F. Perra

Design optimization

Surrogate-assisted robust design optimization considering interval-type uncertainty
Y. Liu & M.D. Collette

Structural optimisation for ice-strengthened vessels
R.A. Pedersen, D.A. Molnes, L.S. Stokkeland & S. Ehlers

Scalarising of optimisation criteria proposal for multi-objective optimisation of ship hull structure by evolutionary algorithm
Z. Sekulski

Multi-criteria optimization applied to tankers preliminary design
J.M. Vasconcellos, M. Harduim & P. Araujo

Computer aided ship design

Assuring quality ship hull form representation for downstream applications
D.M. Edessa, L. Kleinsorge & R. Bronsart

An approach for integrating quality management methods with CAD-systems in ship detail design
K. Hmeshah & R. Bronsart

Assessment of still water bending moments for damaged hull girders
J.M. Rodrigues, A.P. Teixeira & C. Guedes Soares

Geometric modelling of ships for real-time 3D ship simulators
J.M. Varela & C. Guedes Soares

Shipyard technology

A continuous simulation technology for ship hull manufacturing processes based on PPRM
H. Guangxu & M. Mei

Development of a product oriented by work breakdown structure and application of hull block construction method for inland barges
P.I.D. Lameira, E.M. Braga & H.B. Moraes

Optimization design of planning and production control in a shipyard—case study: The Amazon region
P.I.D. Lameira, E.S.P. Loureiro, H.B. Moraes, N.M. Figueiredo & C.M. Benjamin

Detection and context-driven reaction to production process anomalies in shipyards
M. Ventura, L. Soares, C. Guedes Soares & Á. Oliveira

Longitudinal strength

Experimental analysis of a box girder with double span subject to pure bending moment
J.M. Gordo & C. Guedes Soares

A study on the progressive collapse behaviour of a damaged hull girder
S.H. Makouei, A.P. Teixeira & C. Guedes Soares

Ultimate strength assessment of a container ship accounting for the effect of neutral axis movement
M. Tekgoz, Y. Garbatov & C. Guedes Soares

Influence of the shear force and distributed load on the longitudinal ultimate strength
V. Zanic & S. Kitarovic

Structural energy absorption

Cryogenic crashworthiness of LNG fuel storage tanks
B. Atli-Veltin & A.W. Vredeveldt

Structural analysis under ice loads for ships operating in Arctic waters
S. Ehlers, B. Erceg, I. Jordaan & R. Taylor

Experimental and numerical study on response of rectangular tubes subjected to transverse impact loadings
B. Liu & C. Guedes Soares

Optimization of the ballistic properties of an Advanced Composite Armor system: Analysis and validation of numerical models subject to high velocity impacts
G. Sabadin, M. Gaiotti, C.M. Rizzo & A. Bassano

Stiffened panels

Influence of geometric parameters on the structural strength of reinforced cylindrical shells under external hydrostatic pressure
E.V. Grandez & T.A. Netto

Ultimate strength of a stiffened plate with initial imperfections under complex loading
X. Shi, J. Zhang, A.P. Teixeira & C. Guedes Soares

Eigenvalue analysis of stiffened plates resting on elastic foundation
M. Taczała & R. Buczkowski

Strength assessment of a stiffened panel based on the modified stress curve approach
M. Tekgoz, Y. Garbatov & C. Guedes Soares

Strength of welded plates

Study on ultimate strength of ship plates with calculated weld-induced residual stress
B.Q. Chen & C. Guedes Soares

Analysis of butt-weld induced distortion accounting for the welding sequences and weld toe geometry
M. Hashemzadeh, Y. Garbatov & C. Guedes Soares

Numerical investigation of the thermal fields due to the welding sequences of butt-welds
M. Hashemzadeh, Y. Garbatov & C. Guedes Soares

Compressive strength assessment of rectangular steel plates with a local dent or an opening
S. Saad-Eldeen, Y. Garbatov & C. Guedes Soares

Strength assessment of wash plates subjected to combined lateral and axial loading
S. Saad-Eldeen, Y. Garbatov & C. Guedes Soares

Ship structural components

Innovative de-coupling materials for the isolation of ship cabins
A. Badino & E. Rizzuto

Bonded joints in shipbuilding: A technological approach to the characterization of actual performances
D. Succio, E. Rizzuto, C. Gambaro & E. Lertora

Fatigue crack growth analysis of a plate accounting for retardation effect
B. Yeter, Y. Garbatov & C. Guedes Soares

Life cycle fatigue management for high speed vessels by integrating structural health monitoring data
J. Zhu & M.D. Collette

Composite structures

Impact resistance of marine sandwich composites
T. Castilho, L.S. Sutherland & C. Guedes Soares

Analysis of the stress distribution in a composite to steel joint
N. Kharghani, C. Guedes Soares & A. Milat

Finite element parametric study of a composite-to-steel-joint
E.A. Kotsidis, I.G. Kouloukouras & N.G. Tsouvalis

Flexural testing of sandwich laminates for steel-composite joints
L.S. Sutherland, F. Alizadeh & C. Guedes Soares

Structural reliability & risk

Short-term probabilistic combination of wave and whipping bending moments
M. Ćorak, J. Parunov & C. Guedes Soares

Risk analysis of undesirable events during transport, loading and unloading of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) on ships
M.R. Martins, M.A. Pestana, R.B. Primon & F.B. Natacci

A fundamental study on development of new higher performance anchors for safe maritime transportation
M. Masuda, I. Otani & K. Minami

Fatigue reliability assessment of an offshore supporting structure
B. Yeter, Y. Garbatov & C. Guedes Soares

Author index


Ship propulsion

Toward the optimum design propulsion device for a specific trawler
S. Coache & J.-M. Laurens

Experimental and numerical investigations for modelling propeller cavitation noise
S. Gaggero, T. Gaggero, E. Rizzuto, G. Tani, D. Villa, M. Viviani, E. Haimov & J. Hallander

Hydro-elastic analysis of flexible marine propellers
P.J. Maljaars & J.A. Dekker

Practical considerations for marine propeller sizing
W. Yehia & M.M. Moustafa

Efficient propulsion & control

Dynamic Positioning system of a vessel with conventional propulsion configuration: Modeling and simulation
A. Alessandri, S. Donnarumma, G. Luria, M. Martelli, S. Vignolo, R. Chiti & L. Sebastiani

Waste Heat Recovery systems from marine diesel engines: Comparison between new design and retrofitting solutions
M. Altosole, M. Laviola, A. Trucco & A. Sabattini

Assessment of steam cycle layouts for COGAS ship propulsion systems
G. Benvenuto, M. Laviola & U. Campora

Verification of full-scale performance of eco-friendly bulk carriers under actual operating conditions by onboard performance monitoring
H. Orihara, H. Yoshida, K. Hirota, K. Yamasaki & Y. Saitoh

Ship propulsion & environment

Challenges and opportunities for LNG as a ship fuel source and an application to bunkering network optimisation
M. Aymelek, E.K. Boulougouris, O. Turan & D. Konovessis

How good is LNG as a marine fuel regarding greenhouse gas emissions?—Review of recent studies from Europe and the U.S.
S. Hartman, M. Kofod & T. Mundt

Machinery selection to comply with future sulphur emission regulations
Ø. Patricksson & O. Balland

Future trends of electrical propulsion and implications to ship design
H. Pestana

Environmental impact

Annual emission estimation comparison of two methods for a ship
L. Bilgili & U.B. Celebi

Establishment of an emission estimation approach for bulk carriers related to block coefficient (CB)
L. Bilgili & U.B. Celebi

Assessing the environmental impacts of a ship’s hull from a life cycle perspective
S.D. Chatzinikolaou & N.P. Ventikos

A model for the life cycle analysis of ships: Environmental impact during construction, operation and recycling
A. Mountaneas, C. Georgopoulou, G. Dimopoulos & N.M.P. Kakalis

Energy efficiency

A method for the analysis and design of flapping-foil thrusters for augmenting ship propulsion in waves
K.A. Belibassakis & E.S. Filippas

Energy efficient design of bilge keels
C. Ciortan & J. Sun

Influence of ship routes on fuel consumption and CO2 emission
J. Prpić-Oršić, R. Vettor, C. Guedes Soares & O.M. Faltinsen

Multi-objective evolutionary algorithm in ship route optimization
R. Vettor & C. Guedes Soares

Ship resistance

Numerical simulation of added resistance in head waves: A RANSE and BEM approach
E. Ageno, D. Bruzzone & D. Villa

Experimental investigation of the wake flow of a bulk-carrier model using a five-hole Pitot arrangement
D.E. Liarokapis, A.G. Zarifis, J. Trahanas & G.G. Tzabiras

Methods for estimating the power of typical boats from Amazon
H.B. Moraes, R.M. Moraes & P.A. Wilson

The effect of free-surface simulations on the resistance and propulsion characteristics of a ship
G.D. Tzabiras

Ship maneuvring

Initial experimental tests of a research-oriented self-running ship model
V. Ferrari, L.P. Perera, F.P. Santos, M.A. Hinostroza, S. Sutulo & C. Guedes Soares

A benchmark program for comparing hydrodynamic coefficients obtained from simulations and captive tests
V. Ferrari & F.H.H.A. Quadvlieg

A numerical study on bank-effect related hydrodynamics
S.J. Ma, Z.J. Zou & L.P. Huang

Preliminary analysis of ship manoeuvrability criteria in wind
S. Sutulo & C. Guedes Soares

Shallow water hydrodynamics

Comparing solutions of the coupled Boussinesq equations in shallow water
S.C. Mohapatra & C. Guedes Soares

On pressure disturbance waves in channels: Solitons, jets and ripples
R.M. Moreira, J.T.A. Chacaltana, J.A. Santos, S.R.A. Rodrigues,
C.F. Neves & M.F. Nascimento

Propagation of waves generated by a pressure disturbance moving in a channel
S.R.A. Rodrigues, C. Guedes Soares & J.A. Santos

Analysis of the numerical errors in the application of the 3D moving patch method to ship-to-ship interaction in shallow water
X. Zhou, S. Sutulo & C. Guedes Soares

Computational fluid dynamics

Free surface flow simulation around a Wigley hull using viscous and potential flow approaches
Y.M. Ahmed, C. Ciortan, A.D. Wnęk & C. Guedes Soares

CFD modelling of the waves generated by a wedge-shaped wave maker
J.F.M. Gadelho, A. Lavrov, C. Guedes Soares, R. Urbina, M.P. Cameron & K.P. Thiagarajan

Determining hydrodynamic coefficients of a cylinder with Navier-Stokes equations
J.F.M. Gadelho, J.M. Rodrigues, A. Lavrov & C. Guedes Soares

Numerical simulation of the free surface turbulent flow of a Wigley hull with trim and drift angle
S. Tarbiat, A. Lavrov & C. Guedes Soares

Ship seakeeping

Fully non-linear time domain simulation of 3D wave-body interaction by numerical wave tank
A. Abbasnia, M. Ghaisi & C. Guedes Soares

Influence of mesh refinement on the motions predicted by a panel code
H. Jafaryeganeh, J.M. Rodrigues & C. Guedes Soares

Importance of non-linear hydrodynamic forces in ship design
D. Sengupta, A. Dutta & R. Datta

Numerical and experimental study of parametric rolling of a container ship in regular and irregular head waves
E. Uzunoglu, S. Ribeiro e Silva & C. Guedes Soares

Seakeeping & slamming

Review of seakeeping criteria for container ship sustainable speed calculation in rough weather
L. Mudronja, P. Vidan & J. Parunov

Experimental and numerical study on bottom slamming probability of a chemical tanker subjected to irregular waves
S. Wang & C. Guedes Soares

Hydroelastic impact due to longitudinal compression on transient vibration of a horizontal elastic plate
S. Wang, D. Karmakar & C. Guedes Soares

Responses of an LNG carrier in the presence of abnormal waves
H.D. Zhang & C. Guedes Soares

Ship dynamics & hydrodynamics

Approximation of towline influence on towed ship motions
I. Ćatipović, N. Degiuli, V. Čorić, A. Werner & J. Radanović

Preliminary investigation on automatic berthing of waterjet catamaran
V. Ferrari, S. Sutulo & C. Guedes Soares

Simulation of wave action on a moored container carrier inside Sines’ Harbour
L. Pinheiro, C.J.E.M. Fortes, B.M. Abecassis Jalles, J.A. Santos & L. Fernandes

The probabilistic approach for the damage stability assessment: An application case in the specific field of megayacht units
M. Spigno, P. Gualeni, D. Piva & M. Giannini

Offshore platform dynamics

Effect of wave particle velocity on drag force on semi-submersibles
X. Cheng & B. Wu

The effects of wave parameters on motion performance of semi-submersible platforms
M. Ezoji, A.R.M. Gharabaghi & H. Gol-Zaroudi

Comparison of floating structures motion prediction between diffraction, diffraction-viscous and diffraction-Morison methods
K. Jaswar, C.L. Siow, N.M. Khairuddin, H. Abyn & C. Guedes Soares

Behavior of a riser with BOP suspended by the drilling vessel in movement
C.K. Morooka, J.R.P. Mendes & K. Miura

Offshore platform design

A design summary of a state of the art drilling semi-submersible
M. Laranjinha & T. Kvillum

On the influence of damping plates on the vertical oscillations of cylinders
A. Lavrov & C. Guedes Soares

Strength and stability considerations of an ageing oil tanker converted to support the mooring of ultra-deep water floating units
M. Tapia, P. Kaleff, A. Longo, V. Oliveira & I. Masetti

Parametric modelling of multi-body cylindrical offshore wind turbine platforms
E. Uzunoglu & C. Guedes Soares

Renewable energy 1

Numerical investigation on the blade geometrical parameters of a Vertical Axis Marine Current Turbine
I. Amin

Breaking wave loads on truss support structures for offshore wind turbines
W. Cieślikiewicz, O. Podrażka & O.T. Gudmestad

Methodology and results of the sea trials for a second generation tidal converter
A. López, L.R. Núñez, J.A. Somolinos, E. Novoa & A. Carneros Lozano

Conceptual definition of one OTEC floating plant
L.R. Núñez, A. Muñoz Yraola, L. Blay Muñoz & L. Pecharroman de las Heras

Renewable energy 2

Modelling pump efficiency in a generic hydraulic Power Take-Off for wave energy point absorbers
J.F. Gaspar & C. Guedes Soares

Dynamic control of oscillation characteristics of a spar-buoy
T. Iseki

Hydrodynamic analysis of vertical flapping thin plate in oblique incident waves
D. Karmakar & C. Guedes Soares

Feasibility study of the CECO wave energy converter
J. Marinheiro, P. Rosa-Santos, F. Taveira-Pinto & J. Ribeiro

Oscilating water columns converters

Numerical study of an Oscillating Water Column chamber with internal wall
I. Amin

Effects of the projecting walls on an OWC type wave energy convertor for improvement of Power Take-Off performance
T. Ikoma, K. Masuda & H. Maeda

Hydrodynamic performance assessment of a floating oscillating water column
K. Rezanejad & C. Guedes Soares

A fundamental study on the applicability of the MPS method for performance estimation of the OWC type floating wave energy converter
Y. Sasahara, M. Masuda, K. Minami & K. Masuda

Wave statistics

Wind and wave climate over the Black Sea
Z. Cherneva, C. Guedes Soares & N. Andreeva

Outliers identification in a wave hindcast dataset used for regional frequency analysis
C. Lucas, G. Muraleedharan & C. Guedes Soares

Weather window analysis of a site off Portugal
D. Martins, G. Muraleedharan & C. Guedes Soares

Extreme wave statistics of linear and nonlinear waves in Hurricane Camille
A. Veltcheva & C. Guedes Soares

Wave modelling

Application of the Ensemble Kalman Filter to a high-resolution wave forecasting model for wave height forecast in coastal areas
S. Almeida, L. Rusu & C. Guedes Soares

Influence of a new quay on the wave propagation inside the Sines harbour
E. Rusu & C. Guedes Soares

Numerical modelling of the North Atlantic storms affecting the West Iberian coast
L. Rusu, S. Ponce de León & C. Guedes Soares

Application of the numerical model SWAN in locations with vegetation in the Tiete-Paraná waterway—lake of Ilha Solteira’s Dam—Brazil
A.S. Vieira, I.C. Gregório, C.J.E.M. Fortes, T. Suzuki & G. Maciel

Wind & wave modelling

A Lagrangian perspective of the 2013/2014 winter wave storms in the North Atlantic
M. Bernardino & C. Guedes Soares

Analysis of wave heights and wind speeds in the Adriatic Sea
M. Katalinić, M. Ćorak & J. Parunov

The performance of the Quasi-Determinism theory in crossing seas conditions
A. Santoro, F. Arena & C. Guedes Soares

Comparison of altimeter derived wave periods and significant wave heights with buoy data in the Portuguese coastal environment
M. Sohrabi, L. Rusu & C. Guedes Soares

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