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Towards improving optimised ship weather routing

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The aim of the paper is to outline a project focussing on the development of a new type of ship weather routing solution with improved uncertainty handling, through better estimation of ship performance and responses to sea conditions. Ensemble forecasting is considered to take into account the uncertainty levels that are typical of operations in a stochastic environment. Increased accuracy of weather prediction is achieved through the assimilation of real-time data, measured by an on-board monitoring system. The proposed system will allow smooth integration of short-term Decision Support Systems for ship handling in dangerous or peculiar situations with long-term Decision Support Systems for weather routing. An appropriate user interface is also a critical part of the project and it will be implemented in a commercial Electronic Nautical Chart environment. A prototype of the full system will be installed and tested on a commercial vessel in regular operations and under real environmental conditions

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  • Instituto Superior Tecnico, Universidade de Lisboa, Av.Rovisco Pais, 1049-001 Lisbon, Portugal
  • Faculty of Navigation, Gdynia Maritime University, Morska St., 81-225 Gdynia, Poland
  • Gdansk University of Technology, 11/12 Narutowicza St., 80-233 Gdansk, Poland
  • Navsim Poland, Bolesławiec, Poland
  • Instituto Superior Tecnico, Universidade de Lisboa, Av.Rovisco Pais, 1049-001 Lisbon, Portugal


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