This article discusses the problem of safe navigation of the English Channel and the North Sea, particularly in the case of very large cargo ships. A fundamental aim of the discussion is to assess the probability of encounters/collisions between large ships and offshore structures in the North Sea. First the English Channel, and then the North Sea are examined, with both collision and grounding probabilities considered. The methods of probability analysis are described, and the results are included.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Gulf Publishing Company

    Box 2608
    Houston, TX  United States  77001
  • Authors:
    • Macduff, T
  • Publication Date: 1974-9

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: p. 144-148
  • Serial:
    • Ocean Industry
    • Volume: 9
    • Issue Number: 9
    • Publisher: Gulf Publishing Company

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00085176
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Maritime Research Center, Kings Point
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 29 1975 12:00AM