Search for dissertations about: "maritime transport"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 15 swedish dissertations containing the words maritime transport.

  1. 1. Developing a Value Proposition of Maritime Ergonomics

    University dissertation from Chalmers University of Technology

    Author : Cecilia Österman; Chalmers tekniska högskola.; Chalmers University of Technology.; [2012]
    Keywords : Transportteknik och logistik; Transport Systems and Logistics; Produktionsteknik; arbetsvetenskap och ergonomi; Production Engineering; Human Work Science and Ergonomics; Arbetslivsstudier; Work Sciences; Ergonomics; human element; participatory ergonomics; shipping; operational performance; value proposition; maritime economics; socio-technical systems.;

    Abstract : There is a large body of knowledge available on the importance of ergonomics for successful (and unsuccessful) systems. Domain specific handbooks, guidelines and standards can be found also for the maritime industry. READ MORE

  2. 2. Assessing Safety Risks for the Sea Transport Link of a Multimodal Dangerous Goods Transport Chain

    University dissertation from Chalmers University of Technology

    Author : Ellis Joanne; Chalmers tekniska högskola.; Chalmers University of Technology.; [2011]
    Keywords : Produktionsteknik; arbetsvetenskap och ergonomi; Production Engineering; Human Work Science and Ergonomics; Industriell teknik och ekonomi; Industrial engineering and economy; maritime safety; dangerous goods; cargo transport units; spills; container ships; accident; incidents; risk analysis;

    Abstract : Transport of goods in containers and cargo transport units by sea as part of multimodal transport chains presents unique challenges from a safety perspective. The units can hold a broad mix of cargo types, including dangerous goods with hazardous properties. READ MORE

  3. 3. Law and Ergonomics in Maritime Security

    University dissertation from Department of Design Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Maximo Mejia; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2007]
    Keywords : public maritime law; Teknik; Juridical science; Rättsvetenskap; juridik; Technological sciences; macroergonomics; maritime security; piracy; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIKVETENSKAP; TECHNOLOGY;

    Abstract : Concerns over the threats of terrorism, piracy, and armed robbery against ships resulted in a number of International Maritime Organization (IMO) initiatives in the 1980s and 1990s including, inter alia, the establishment of an anti-piracy program, the development of guidelines for ship security, and the adoption of the Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts Against the Safety of Maritime Navigation (SUA Convention), 1988. The September 11 terrorist attacks in 2001 elevated security concerns to its highest levels. READ MORE

  4. 4. Vessel Traffic Service (VTS): a maritime information service or traffic control system?

    University dissertation from Chalmers University of Technology

    Author : Gesa Praetorius; Chalmers tekniska högskola.; Chalmers University of Technology.; [2014]
    Keywords : Transportteknik och logistik; Transport Systems and Logistics; Produktionsteknik; arbetsvetenskap och ergonomi; Production Engineering; Human Work Science and Ergonomics; Tillämpad psykologi; Applied Psychology; Övrig annan samhällsvetenskap; Other Social Sciences not elsewhere specified; Vessel Traffic Service; Traffic Management; Cognitive Systems Engineering; Resilience Engineering; Performance Variability; Functional Resonance Analysis Method FRAM ;

    Abstract : Vessel Traffic Service (VTS) is a shore-side maritime assistance service that supports bridge teams in their safe navigation of port approaches and other areas that present navigational difficulties. The VTS is implemented in national waters and provides vessels with information through transmissions and broadcasts on Very High Frequency (VHF) radio. READ MORE

  5. 5. A Risk Analysis Framework for Maritime Transport of Packaged Dangerous Goods - A Validating Demonstration (Volumes I and II) - click here to view both volumes in PDF

    University dissertation from Lund University, Department of Industrial Management and Logistics, Engineering Logistics

    Author : Arben Mullai; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2007]
    Keywords : risk; maritime transport; accidents and incidents; Teknik; validation; Technological sciences; analysis; Dangerous goods; hazardous materials hazmat ; Keywords - Vol. I; packaging; management; assessment; framework; technique; validation.; marine environment; Keywords - Vol. II; Teknik och teknologier Samhällsbyggnadsteknik Transportteknik och logistik; Engineering and Technology Civil Engineering Transport Systems and Logistics;

    Abstract : Abstract - Vol. I In this Volume of the thesis, which consists of two volumes, a risk analysis framework for application in the maritime transport system of packaged dangerous goods (PDG) is presented. In many countries, dangerous goods risks have been ranked high among public concerns. READ MORE