Essays about: "SOLAS"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 essays containing the word SOLAS.

  1. 1. Maritime freight transportation and the impact of regulatory changes : A comparison between Spain and Sweden

    University essay from KTH/Transportplanering, ekonomi och teknik

    Author : Luis Blanco Munuera; [2017]
    Keywords : SOLAS; Maritime Freight Transportation; Spain; Sweden; Verified;

    Abstract : Maritime freight is a sector of high importance in the field of international trade. During the last decades, maritime freight transportation has been growing progressively, nowa- days,  in order to transport large quantities of materials and save  great distances,  it is     the most used transport system. READ MORE

  2. 2. A study on how to improve the mass evacuation at sea with the use of survival crafts

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Brandteknik

    Author : Martin Pospolicki; [2017]
    Keywords : Evacuation; safety; passenger; ship; ferry; sea; survival craft; lifeboat; liferaft; SOLAS regulations; maritime; improvement; issues; problems; Norman Atlantic; Sorrento; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : The development of maritime safety is often triggered by accidents. The purpose of this study is to learn how mass evacuation with survival crafts can be improved at sea, by reviewing the publicly available information from some of the most recent accidents. READ MORE

  3. 3. Legal Aspects of Port State Control

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Anton Kulchytskyy; [2013]
    Keywords : contract of affreightment; flag state control; recognised organisations; flag state implementation; port access; ship’s nationality; port state jurisdiction; seafarers’ right; protection of marine environment; shipping safety; port state control; international law; Maritime law; marine insurance; undue detention; time charter parties; off-hire clause; UNCLOS; SOLAS; MARPOL; STCW; MLC; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Port state control plays a central role in maritime safety and protection of marine environment and it becomes more significant in protection of seafarers’ rights. This thesis integrates discussion and consideration of different legal aspect of PSC in order to present a comprehensive view on it. READ MORE

  4. 4. Providing Port Resiliency through Technology

    University essay from Chalmers tekniska högskola/Institutionen för sjöfart och marin teknik

    Author : Vahide Belgin Önem; [2011]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : With the virtual removal of country borders and changing modes of production, maritime ports have emerged as vital components of the global supply chains. Significant potential repercussions of long term disruptions to the global supply chain operations have rendered the maritime ports an attractive terrorist target and important asset during natural disasters. READ MORE

  5. 5. Java Application for Analysis of Lightweight Constructions in Cruise Vessels

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för informationsteknologi; Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för informationsteknologi

    Author : Erik Hedin; Johannes Lundsten; [2010]
    Keywords : Fire spread; tool; java; analysis; simulation; exhaustive testing; network; sectioning device;

    Abstract : In 2002 an amendment was added to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) which opened up for shipbuilders to replace steel with lightweight materials in the superstructures. However, SOLAS requires equal fire safety compared to ships with steel superstructures. READ MORE