Sailing in Difficult Conditions of Navigation

Plovidba u navigacijski otezanim uvjetima

The word navigation is derived from the Latin word navigare, which means the movement of the ship, i.e. navis which means ship, and agare which means movement. In merchant navy a term commonly used is cruising, which means keeping the ship in a safe way from the port of departure to the port of arrival. This paper gives an overview of the voyage of a ship in difficult conditions of navigation, using the facilities of maritime signs as marks on the fairway. Lighting system label on the fairway, which arises from the International Association of Lighthouse Authorities (IALA) system and the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) Convention, and its application means increased safety of navigation.

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  • Authors:
    • Papkovic, Zelimir
  • Publication Date: 2012


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  • Accession Number: 01491707
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 1 2013 10:32AM