WIT Press


The Safety Of Ship Movement In A Port Water Area

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/PORTS000071

Volume

51

Pages

11

Published

2000

Size

908 kb

Author(s)

W. Galor

Abstract

The movement of a ship in a port water area is bound with the possibility of the occurrence of an accident, which may cause various losses. The estimation of ship movement safety necessitates the application of suitable measures. The report presents risk as a combination of accident probability and its effects. Three methods of the application of risk have been described (absolute value, constant risk and relative increase). A practical example has been given for the estimation of manoeuvring safety of a ship in the port water area. 1. Introduction The main purpose of navigation is a safe and efficient leading of the ship between various points. This purpose is put into practice by steering the ship movement on a planned trajectory. The ship, however, may be affected by various factors during that process, which s

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