## ABSTRACT

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 navigat

## TABLE OF CONTENTS

chapter |14 pages

#### Risk assessment for ship collisions against offshore structures

P. Terndrup Pedersen

chapter |8 pages

#### Structural optimisation for ice-strengthened vessels

R.A. Pedersen D.A. Molnes L.S. Stokkeland

chapter |10 pages

#### Compressive strength assessment of rectangular steel plates with a local dent or an opening

S. Saad-Eldeen

chapter |12 pages

#### Strength assessment of wash plates subjected to combined lateral and axial loading

S. Saad-Eldeen

chapter |8 pages

#### Influence of ship routes on fuel consumption and CO2 emission

J. Prpić-Oršić R. Vettor & C. Guedes Soares

chapter |10 pages

#### On pressure disturbance waves in channels: Solitons, jets and ripples

R.M. Moreira J.T.A. Chacaltana J.A. Santos

chapter |8 pages

#### Computational fluid dynamics Free surface flow simulation around a Wigley hull using viscous and potential flow approaches

Y.M. Ahmed C. Ciortan

chapter |10 pages

#### Ship seakeeping Fully non-linear time domain simulation of 3D wave-body interaction by numerical wave tank

A. Abbasnia M. Ghaisi

chapter |10 pages

#### 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

chapter |8 pages

#### Comparison of floating structures motion prediction between diffraction, diffraction-viscous and diffraction-Morison methods

K. Jaswar C.L. Siow & N.M. Khairuddin

chapter |12 pages

#### Feasibility study of the CECO wave energy converter

J. Marinheiro P. Rosa-Santos & F. Taveira-Pinto

chapter |12 pages

#### 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

chapter |10 pages

#### 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

chapter |8 pages

#### Wind & wave modelling A Lagrangian perspective of the 2013/2014 winter wave storms in the North Atlantic

M. Bernardino