Essays about: "solas"

Showing result 6 - 10 of 10 essays containing the word solas.

  1. 6. 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

  2. 7. 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

  3. 8. Europeanization of International Law in the Context of Shipping

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Kristina Olsson; [2008]
    Keywords : Sjörätt; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The international character that surrounds the shipping industry has traditionally meant that rules regarding the public law of the sea or the private maritime law are internationally regulated through regulations, state practice, international conventions or international customary law. Since the 1970s, there has been an increasing concern for both the marine environment and the safety onboard ships and this international concern has been reflected in conventions issued and adopted by the United Nation's maritime organ: The International Maritime Organisation (IMO). READ MORE

  4. 9. How the ISPS code affects port and port activities

    University essay from Högskolan i Borås/Institutionen Ingenjörshögskolan

    Author : Arsham Mazaheri; [2008]
    Keywords : isps code; port security; terrorism; supply chain vulnerability; risk assessment;

    Abstract : Following terrorist attacks on twin towers in the USA and Limburg oil tanker in Yemen, theIMO has defined a supplementary chapter and an appendix named ISPS code to its SOLAS,to prevent similar events in maritime transportation. The ISPS code forces the ports, ships andall organizations, who work in marine industry, to keep their security gates more tightly. READ MORE

  5. 10. Smoke Control Systems Aboard - A risk analysis of smoke control systems in accommodation spaces on passenger ships

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Brandteknik; Lunds universitet/Riskhantering (CI); Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Caroline Andersson; Daniel Säterborn; [2002]
    Keywords : Smoke control system; HVAC-system; accommodation area; passenger ship; M S Skåne; SOLAS; performance based design; IMO; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : This report contains a quantitative as well as a qualitative risk analysis of smoke control system in accommodation areas aboard large passenger ships. A discussion of the current prescriptive rules in SOLAS and the introduction of performance based design is made. Finally, areas of further research are suggested. (English). READ MORE