Growth and Gonad Changes in Stony Sea Urchin, Paracentrotus Lividus (Lamark, 1816) Fed Artificially Formulated Feed and Benthic Macrophyte Diet

This study reported the efficiency of artificially formulated feed and benthic macrophyte diet on growth and gonad development of cultured stony sea urchin, Paracentrotus lividus (Lamark, 1816). An initial sample of 720 individual urchins was gathered in coastal area of SE Adriatic, near Dubrovnik, Croatia and for the purposes of the experiment, was held in…

Emergency Generator Design for the Maritime Transport Based on the Free-Piston Combustion Engine

The paper concentrates on the challenge of creating a system of emergency power supply in maritime transport on the basis of a linear electrical generator operated by the free-piston internal combustion engine. Reluctance-flux electrical machine is used as an electromechanical converter. The aim of this paper is to study the interaction of the linear electrical…

Helicopter Approach to Offshore Objects

This article is focused on the helicopter approach to landing on offshore objects. It describes helicopter approaches and specially designed approaches for the sea. The evaluation of safety in aviation is shown with applications to SOAP approach as well. The helicopter approach to the landing can be considered as part of aviation, which has long…

Valorization of Batana Salvorina in the Development and Brand Identity of Umag

This work explores the possibilities raised by valorisation of historical and maritime heritage (Batana Salvorina) in the construction of an original and innovative tourism product, with the goal of repositioning Umag as a distinctive tourist destination. It is based on the authors’ research, questionnaires and Umag stakeholder focus groups (members of the Association Batana Salvorina,…

Tools of Quality in Determining the Characteristics of Services in Maritime Passenger Transport

The essential purpose of this paper is to show how the tools of quality traditionally used in production processes can be efficiently applied to determining the characteristics of services in maritime passenger transport. Defining the characteristics of services in maritime passenger transport is the key to shipping company’s performance and raising competitive advantages of the…