THE IMPACT OF SIMULATION ON TODAY'S MARITIME PROBLEMS

The symposium addressed itself to the following eight topics with two or more papers under each topic as follows: 1) Introduction (oral presentation); 2) Assessment of Maritime Risk of LNG Terminals (a) Maritime risk assessment applied to California LNG import terminals (b) Evaluation of LNG carrier docking operations with a true motion docking aid using CAORF; 3) Examination of the Effect of Changes to the International Rules of the Road (a) The rules of the road training experiment: the first U.S. Coast Guard project at CAORF (b) A simulator evaluation of watch officer perfomrance after adoption of revised rules of the road (1977); 4) Development of a Marine Radar Interrogator/Transponder System (a) Development of the Marine Radar Interrogator/Transponder (MRIT) System (b) Evaluation of a marine radar interrogator/transponder as a navigation aid in a restricted channel; 5) Research Into Training and Certification (a) A look at the concept of simulator use for licensing mariners (b) Brief overview of the bridge simulator training/licensing program (c) Findings derived from operational exercises conducted on CAORF; 6) Analysis of Computerized Collision Assessment Systems' Benefits (a) Utilization of computerized threat assessment systems at sea (b) A survey of collision avoidance investigations performed at CAORF; 7) Investigations Into Aids To Navigation (a) Performance of aids to navigation systems study: a project overview (b) Analysis techniques for evaluation of aids to navigation: position estimation and track-keeping accuracy; 8) Looking Ahead at CAORF (a) Maritime problems for future CAORF research (b) CAORF long-range research plan (c) CAORF expansions to meet long-range objectives.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Presented at the Second Computer Aided Operations Research Facility (CAORF) Symposium, Kings Point, New York, September 28-29, 1978. Proceedings of the First CAORF Symposium are available from National Technical Information service, No. PB2.68821/AS
  • Corporate Authors:

    National Maritime Research Center, Kings Point

    United States Merchant Marine Academy
    Kings Point, NY  United States  11024
  • Publication Date: 1978-9

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  • Pagination: v.p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00183720
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Maritime Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Proceeding
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Dec 3 1978 12:00AM