Quantitative Assessment of Marine Traffic Environment by Using the Maneuvering Space Concept

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by Akira Nagasawa, Maritime Safety Academy, Kure, Japan,
Shinya Nakamura, Maritime Safety Academy, Kure, Japan,
Yuji Onda, Maritime Safety Academy, Kure, Japan,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Coastlines of Japan II

Abstract: In a coastal zone, it frequently becomes important to assess the influence of the constructions upon the marine traffic environment. Marine traffic is a man-machine system, and so not only a externally observable quantity but also a mental load on navigators should be evaluated to determine the feasible plans for keeping the marine traffic safety.

Subject Headings: Seas and oceans | Traffic safety | Navigation (waterway) | Coastal environment | Construction management | Equipment and machinery | Load factors |

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