Department of Ship’s Operation

Gdynia Maritime University / Faculty of Navigation

Research / The following scientific research work has been carried out

Search patterns of search areas for people whose lives are endangered at sea. Gdynia 2000.

Developed search patterns increase the vessel’s safety since they allow for the influence of the parameters of the wave during search and rescue operations.

Determination of the safe velocities and courses of the ship taking into consideration the possibility of the resonance of swaying, the increase of the amplitude of ship’s motions, the occurrence of dangerous acceleration and slamming.

The analysis of the merchant vessel’s safety in the aspect of a search operation was performed on the basis of the developed patterns.

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