Picture of UK Houses of Parliament

Leading national thinking on politics, government & public policy through Open Access research

Strathprints makes available scholarly Open Access content by researchers in the School of Government & Public Policy, based within the Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences.

Research here is 1st in Scotland for research intensity and spans a wide range of domains. The Department of Politics demonstrates expertise in understanding parties, elections and public opinion, with additional emphases on political economy, institutions and international relations. This international angle is reflected in the European Policies Research Centre (EPRC) which conducts comparative research on public policy. Meanwhile, the Centre for Energy Policy provides independent expertise on energy, working across multidisciplinary groups to shape policy for a low carbon economy.

Explore the Open Access research of the School of Government & Public Policy. Or explore all of Strathclyde's Open Access research...

Inspection capabilities for enhanced ship safety

Lazakis, Iraklis and Theotokatos, Gerasimos and Barltrop, Nigel and Dikis, Konstantinos (2015) Inspection capabilities for enhanced ship safety. In: 16th International Congress of the International Maritime Association of the Mediterranean, IMAM 2015, 2015-09-21 - 2015-09-24, Hotel Park Plaza Histria, Pula.

[img]
Preview
Text (Lazakis-etal-IMAM-2015-Inspection-capabilities-for-enhanced-ship)
Lazakis_etal_IMAM_2015_Inspection_capabilities_for_enhanced_ship.pdf
Accepted Author Manuscript

Download (127kB)| Preview

    Abstract

    The INCASS (Inspection Capabilities for Enhanced Ship Safety) project brings together experienced partners to tackle the issue of ship inspection, providing access to information related to ship surveys independent of the ship flag state and inspection regime. Moreover, it incorporates enhanced and harmonized cooperation of maritime stakeholders targeting to avoid ship accidents, promote maritime safety and protect the environment. The INCASS consortium brings an innovative solution to the integration of monitoring, inspection, data gath-ering, risk analysis and management and Decision Support for ship structures, machinery and equipment in an efficient and collaborative manner. INCASS project introduces the enhanced inspection of ship structures employing robotic platforms, providing real time data, incorporating Structural and Machinery Risk Analysis (SRA and MRA), enhanced central database and Decision Support System for structures and machinery for continuous monitoring and risk analysis. This paper demonstrates the key features of INCASS project meth-odology as well as tools development.