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.
Preface Organisation Sponsors VOLUME 1 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 Ports The container terminal characteristics and customer satisfaction V. Caldeirinha, J.A. Felicio & A. Dionisio 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. Martinez-Lopez, D. Pena-Agras & A. Munin-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 Tapajos 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. Simoes & C. Guedes Soares Multipliers, linkages and influence fields among the sectors of the Portuguese maritime cluster A. Simoes, 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 & A. 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. Taczala & 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. Corak, 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 VOLUME 2 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 O. 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. Prpic-Orsic, 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. Wnek & 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. Catipovic, N. Degiuli, V. Coric, A. Werner & J. Radanovic 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. Cieslikiewicz, O. Podrazka & O.T. Gudmestad Methodology and results of the sea trials for a second generation tidal converter A. Lopez, L.R. Nunez, J.A. Somolinos, E. Novoa & A. Carneros Lozano Conceptual definition of one OTEC floating plant L.R. Nunez, A. Munoz Yraola, L. Blay Munoz & 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 Leon & C. Guedes Soares Application of the numerical model SWAN in locations with vegetation in the Tiete-Parana waterway-lake of Ilha Solteira's Dam-Brazil A.S. Vieira, I.C. Gregorio, 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. Katalinic, M. Corak & 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 Author index