In recent years much attention has been paid to safety of navigation and marine transportation. Marine Navigation and Safety of Sea Transportation addresses the main aspects of marine safety, including: safety of navigation; manoeuvering and ship-handling systems; marine traffic control and automatic identification systems; navigation tools, system

part 1|2 pages

Safety of navigation

chapter 1|6 pages

1 The present and expected changes in maritime safety, security and defense functions

ByJ. Urban´ski , W. Morgas´ & M. Mie¸sikowski

chapter 1|4 pages

2 Study on ships safety control system

ByX.-J. Han, X.-Y. Meng & Z.-W. Wang

chapter 1|10 pages

3 Marine navigation using expert system

ByN. Nikitakos & G. Fikaris

chapter 1|6 pages

4 Safety of navigation and spatial planning at sea

ByJ. Hajduk

chapter 1|6 pages

5e-Navigation and the Human Element

ByD. Patraiko, P. Wake & A. Weintrit

chapter 1|4 pages

7 Study on shipping safety strategy based on accident forecast model

ByX.Y. Meng, Y.M. Bai & X.J. Han

chapter 1|6 pages

8 Knowledge representation in a ship’s navigational decision support system

ByZ. Pietrzykowski & J. Uriasz

part 2|2 pages

Manouvering and ship-handling simulation

chapter 2|6 pages

1 Manoeuvring simulation on the bridge for predicting motion of real ships and as training tool in ship handling simulators

ByK. Benedict, M. Kirchhoff, M. Gluch, S. Fischer & M. Baldauf

chapter 2|4 pages

2 CFD based hull hydrodynamic forces for simulation of ship manoeuvres

ByT. Tabaczek, T. Górnicz & J. Kulczyk

chapter 2|8 pages

8 Training course for personnel involved in emergency towing operations

ByT.E. Berg, G. Gudmundseth & U. Klevstad

part 3|2 pages

Global navigation satellite system

chapter 3|4 pages

1 Modernization of maritime DGPS in Poland

ByM. Dziewicki

chapter 3|6 pages

2 Application of 3-D velocity measurement of vessel by VI-GPS for STS lightering

ByY. Yoo, E. Pedersen, K. Tatsumi, N. Kouguchi & Y. Arai

chapter 3|4 pages

3 Positioning using GPS and GLONASS systems

ByL. Kujawa, J.B. Rogowski & K. Kopan´ska

chapter 3|6 pages

4 Galileo integrity concept and its applications to the maritime sector

ByC. Hernández, C. Catalán & M.A. Martínez

chapter 3|4 pages

5 Galileo AltBOC E5 signal characteristics for optimal tracking algorithms

ByF. Vejražka, P. Kovárˇ & P. Kacˇmarˇík

chapter 3|8 pages

6 The implementation of the EGNOS system to APV-I precision approach operations

ByA. Fellner, K. Banaszek & P. Tróminski

chapter 3|6 pages

7 GPS-based vehicle localisation

ByA. Janota & V. Koncˇelík

part 4|2 pages

Marine traffic control and automatic identification systems

chapter 4|4 pages

1 Sustainability of motorways of the sea and fast ships

ByF.X. Martínez de Osés & M. Castells i Sanabra

chapter 4|4 pages

2 Applying graph theory terms to description of VTS

ByK. Jackowski

part 5|2 pages

Navigational tools, systems and equipment

chapter 5|6 pages

1 Development of a concept for bridge alert management

ByF. Motz, S. Höckel, M. Baldauf & K. Benedict

chapter 5|6 pages

2 Comparison of traditional and integrated bridge design with SAGAT

ByF. Motz, E. Dalinger, H. Widdel, S. Höckel & S. MacKinnon

chapter 5|4 pages

4 CRM-203 type Frequency Modulated ContinuousWave (FM CW) radar

ByS. Plata & R. Wawruch

chapter 5|4 pages

5 The impact of windmills on the operation of radar systems

ByM. Džunda, V. Humenˇanský, D. Draxler, Z. Csefalvay & P. Bajusz

chapter 5|4 pages

6 3D Sonar for navigation and obstacle avoidance

ByI. Bowles & Z. Markowski

part 5|2 pages

7 The problem of magnetic compass deviation at contemporary conditions

chapter 5|6 pages

8 The basic research for the new compass system using latest MEMS

ByG. Fukuda & S. Hayashi

chapter 5|8 pages

9 Development of decision supporting tools for determining tidal windows for deep-drafted vessels

ByK. Eloot, M. Vantorre, J. Richter & J. Verwilligen

part 6|2 pages


chapter 6|6 pages

1 Behaviour patterns in crossing situations

ByJ. Kemp

chapter 6|6 pages

3A study of marine incidents databases in the Baltic Sea Region

ByA. Mullai, E. Larsson & A. Norrman

chapter 6|4 pages

4 The display mode for choosing the manoeuvre for collision avoidance

ByL. Vagushchenko & A. Vagushchenko

chapter 6|4 pages

5 Defining of minimally admitted head-on distance before the ships start maneuvering

ByV.M. Bukaty & E.N. Dimitrieva

chapter 6|6 pages

6 Collision scenario-based cognitive performance assessment for marine officers

ByH. Kim, H.-J. Kim & S. Hong

chapter 6|6 pages

9 On determination of the head-on situation under Rule 14 of COLREG-72

ByV.M. Bukaty & S.U. Morozova

part 7|2 pages

Communication at Sea

chapter 7|6 pages

1 Maritime communication to support safe navigation

ByK.E. Fjørtoft, B. Kvamstad & F. Bekkadal

chapter 7|6 pages

2 Some radiocommunication aspects of e-Navigation

ByK. Korcz

chapter 7|6 pages

3 On-board communication challenges (LAN, SOA and wireless communication)

ByL. Mu & N. Garmann-Johnsen

chapter 7|4 pages

4 Towards standardized maritime language for communication at sea

ByB. Katarzyn´ska

chapter 7|6 pages

5 Novel maritime communications technologies

ByF. Bekkadal

chapter 7|6 pages

7 The transmission of the information of the system of telecommunicational DECT in the trans-shipping terminal

ByA. Kus´min´ska-Fijałkowska & Z. Łukasik

part 8|2 pages

Manouvering and pilot navigation

chapter 8|4 pages

1 Navigational safety in SPM (Single Mooring Point) regions

ByV. Paulauskas

chapter 8|6 pages

2 Identification of ship maneuvering model using extended Kalman filters

ByC. Shi, D. Zhao, J. Peng & C. Shen

chapter 8|6 pages

4 Conceptual model of port security simulating complex (Bulgarian Standpoint)

ByB. Mednikarov, N. Stoyanov & K. Kalinov

chapter 8|6 pages

5 Problem of stopping vessel at the waypoint for full-mission control autopilot

ByL. Morawski & V. Nguyen Cong

chapter 8|6 pages

6 On the control of CPP ships by steering during in-harbour ship-handling

ByH. Yabuki & Y. Yoshimura

chapter 8|6 pages

7 New Black Sea Terminal of port Kulevi and it navigating features

ByA. Gegenava, N. Varshanidze & G. Khaidarov

part 9|2 pages

Sea-river and inland navigation

part 10|2 pages

Route planning and weather navigation

chapter 10|8 pages

1 Multi-objective optimization of motor vessel route

ByS. Marie & E. Courteille

chapter 10|4 pages

2 Application of the 1-2-3 rule for calculations of a vessel’s route using evolutionary algorithms

ByB. Wis´niewski, P. Medyna & J. Chomski

chapter 10|8 pages

3 Multicriteria optimisation in weather routing

ByJ. Szłapczyn´ska & R. S´mierzchalski

chapter 10|6 pages

4 On the fuel saving operation for coastal merchant ships using weather routing

ByK. Takashima, B. Mezaoui & R. Shoji

part 11|2 pages

Hydrometeorological aspects

chapter 11|4 pages

1 Contemporary problems of navigation nearly pole

ByE.M. Lushnikov

chapter 11|6 pages

2 A case study from an emergency operation in the Arctic Seas

ByB. Kvamstad, K.E. Fjørtoft, F. Bekkadal, A.V. Marchenko & J.L. Ervik

chapter 11|6 pages

4 Sea Ice Services in the Baltic Sea

ByM. Sztobryn

chapter 11|6 pages

5 Low sea level occurrence of the southern Baltic Sea coast

ByI. Kowalska & M. Mykita

chapter 11|4 pages

6 Measurement system for wind and waves characteristics registration on the Silm Lake

ByL. Morawski, J. Pomirski, P. Sikora & R. Sokół

chapter 11|6 pages

8 Asymptotic theory of ship motions in regular waves under shallow water conditions

ByY.L. Vorobyov & M.S. Stasenko

part 12|2 pages

Methods and algorithms

chapter 12|6 pages

3 A numerical study of combined natural and Marangoni convection in a square cavity

ByK. Cicek & A. Cihat Baytas

chapter 12|8 pages

4 An application of mathematical theory of evidence in navigation

ByW. Filipowicz

chapter 12|6 pages

6 Speciation of population in neuroevolutionary ship handling

ByM. Ła˛cki

chapter 12|6 pages

8 Programmatic correction of errors of measuring track processing

ByM. Luft, E. Szychta & R. Cioc

chapter 12|4 pages

9 Alternative for Kalman filter – Two dimension self-learning filter with memory

ByA. Fellner, K. Banaszek & P. Tróminski

part 13|2 pages

Safety and reliability of technical systems

part 14|2 pages

Marine transportation

chapter 14|10 pages

6 Modelling support for maritime terminals planning and operation

ByS. Ricci & C. Marinacci

chapter 14|8 pages

7 Turkish maritime transport policy (1960–2008)

ByM. Kadioglu

part 15|2 pages

Human factors and crew resource management

chapter 15|4 pages

1 Problem behaviours among children of Filipino seafarers in Iloilo City, Philippines

ByV.B. Jaleco, M.G. Gayo, Jr., R.L. Pador & R.A. Alimen

chapter 15|6 pages

2 Predicting emotional intelligence in maritime management: Imperative, yet elusive

ByE.S. Potoker & J.-A. Corwin

chapter 15|4 pages

3 Officers’ shortage: Viewpoints from stakeholders

ByG. Eler, J. Calambuhay, L. Bernas & M. Magramo

chapter 15|6 pages

4 A noble profession called seafaring: The making of an officer

ByM. Magramo & L. Gellada

chapter 15|4 pages

5 Officers as prostitutes: Myth or reality? (A study on poaching of officers in the Philippines)

ByM. Magramo, G. Eler, J. Calambuhay & L. Bernas

chapter 15|4 pages

7 The role of the maritime institutions on the shortage of officers

ByM. Magramo, L. Bernas, J. Calambuhay & G. Eler

chapter 15|4 pages

8 Psychological features of seamen’s activity in emergency situations

ByV.A. Bondarev & O.M. Bondareva

part 16|2 pages

Maritime education and training

chapter 16|4 pages

1 Maritime education – putting in the right emphasis

ByA. Ali

chapter 16|6 pages

3 Higher performance in maritime education through better trained Lecturers

ByR. Hanzu-Pazara, P. Arsenie & L. Hanzu-Pazara

chapter 16|6 pages

6 Project PRACNAV for a better on board training curricula

ByE. Barsan & C. Muntean

chapter 16|6 pages

8 MET system in Ukraine

ByM.V. Miyusov & D.S. Zhukov

part 17|2 pages

Maritime policy, proposals and recommendations

chapter 17|8 pages

1 The Somali piracy new or old challenge for international community

ByD. Duda & T. Szubrycht

chapter 17|4 pages

5 Assessment of ISPS code compliance at ports using cognitive maps

ByM. Celik & Y. Ilker Topcu

chapter 17|4 pages

8 Intelligent evaluation system of ship management

ByQ. Xu, X. Meng & N. Wang