Vol. 64 No. 2

Increasing the usability of near-sea aerodromes

This article proposes a Cloud-Break Procedure design for the near-sea, coastal and islands VFR aerodromes to improve their accessibility for combined VFR/IFR flights. Current drawbacks of performing combined flights from VFR aerodromes are highlighted firstly. The analysis that follows deals with possible options that would lead to improvement of current situation and suggests a Cloud-Break…

Experimental Estimation of Material and Support Properties for Flexible Dolphin Structures

Present work describes the inverse problem for identification of material and support type properties of flexible dolphin structure. Most liquid bulk terminals are equipped with a jetty as berthing facility. The ship mostly berths to dedicated breasting dolphin structures, which can be single-pile flexible/rigid dolphins or multi-pile flexible/rigid dolphins. This work considers dolphin motion as…

The Effect of Subsidies on the Offer of Sea Transport

The main goal of this academic discussion is to study the effect of subsidies on the offer of sea transport. Research results are based on the method of microeconomic analysis. The knowledge obtained through this academic discussion may prove to be of assistance to managers in the area of sea transport in deliberating on more…

Modeling the Qualitative Relationship among Risks Associated with Occupational and Workplace Hazards in Seaport Environments: the Case of Apapa Port, Nigeria

The aim of the research is to establish the quantitative relationship and impacts of risks associated with various categories of occupational and workplace hazards in the Nigerian seaports. It was carried out by obtaining time series statistical data of 7 years from hazard identification and risk assessment report of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) Apapa, western…

Concerning Intelligent ICT Exploitation in some Maritime Business Organizations: A Pilot Study

This paper examines to which extent some maritime business organizations intelligently use their Information and Communication Technology (ICT) resources. The research is done as a pilot study, since it includes relatively small number of maritime business entities from Montenegro, Albania, Croatia, Slovenia and Italy. Our intention was to indirectly check whether these organizations are ready…