Metin Celik

Metin Celik
Istanbul Technical University · Maritime Faculty

PhD in maritime transportation engineering

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Introduction
Metin Celik currently works at the Department of Marine Engineering, Istanbul Technical University. Metin does research in Safety Engineering. Their current project is 'maintenance 4.0'.

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This paper conducts a systematic literature review through human reliability studies in maritime and offshore industries particularly. The review deeply focussed on the number of 219 featured studies. Among them, 25 special papers were reviewed in detail to have a closer insight into the maritime offshore domain. The proposed maritime HRA concepts...
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Ship maintenance is one of the key processes to improve system performance and reliability onboard. Maintenance onboard ships is required to be performed in a planned manner because safe and efficient operation of a ship is very much depending on equipment reliability in operational level. A planned maintenance system (PMS), mainly supported with s...
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Background It is widely accepted that the simulators are important technological instruments which can be utilized as an effective assessment tool in various domains Developing technologies allow the functionality levels of simulators to increase behavioural realism. For this reason, students in higher educations are involved in various useful prac...
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The error producing condition (EPC) values are decisive parameters of human error assessment and reduction technique (HEART). In order to conduct more effective and accurate safety analysis, the EPC values should be customized in accordance with the key aspects of the relevant disciplines. Since the maintenance and operational tasks in the ship eng...
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The early-stage design and development schemes for the Logistics Centre projects require an inclusive analysis on both qualitative and quantitative data. Many successful organizations listen to the Voice of Customer (VoC) and then incorporate that into the design and implementation of their products and services. Quality Function Deployment (QFD) i...
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An enclosed space poses a serious risk to workers since its atmosphere can be oxygen-deficient, polluted or contain flammable and/or toxic gases or vapours. Hence, it is important to keep in mind that an enclosed space should not be entered unless it is absolutely necessary. However, many processes often need the worker to be present in an enclosed...
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This study conducts a practical application of shipboard operation human reliability analysis (SOHRA) to a crankshaft overhauling operation of a general cargo ship at dry-docking period. The SOHRA approach includes error producing condition (EPC) and general task type (GTT) parameters to consistently calculate the human error probability (HEP) valu...
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Maintenance is one of the core technical aspects on board ships, which is required for the ready availability, reliability, and efficiency of machinery equipment. As machinery systems are critical for merchant ships, inadequate maintenance operations lead to serious consequences, including total loss of the vessel. The most commonly used maintenanc...
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Marine engineering officers are often challenged with unexpected malfunctions, errors, and many other problems on-board a ship. These faults occur frequently due to the continuous operation of merchant ships. In order to avoid interruption of trade with ships, faults must be rectified as quickly as possible. In addition, rapid and effective respons...
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Lack of situational awareness of the ship crew is one of the major problems in the maritime industry. Since the shipping operations mostly consist of routine and repetitive tasks, situational awareness can be decreased dramatically on-board a ship. According to the accident causation reports, lack of situational awareness greatly increase the proba...
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Maintenance and repair at the operational level is a critical function to comply with the standard of competence for officers in charge of an engineering watch in a manned/unmanned ship engine room. The human factor in ship maintenance especially deals with fulfilling of the required competency about dismantling, inspecting, repairing and reassembl...
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Majority of the world trade is carried out by ships due to their economic advantages comparing with other transportation methods. For ship owners, trade ships may have high operating and maintenance costs if ship engine room crew is not aware of the consequences of poor maintenance, inadequate operation, system reliability and etc. Besides, continu...
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In order to minimize merchant shipping accidents which are highly caused by human error, International Maritime Organization (IMO) put forward some mandatory requirements. According to the requirements of the IMO’s International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping (STCW) for Seafarers, engine officers must have some...
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Marine engineering cadets’ on-board training process has significant contribution to enable required level of knowledge, understanding and proficiencies of undergraduate students. This paper conducts a compliance analysis through performed practices along with the on-board training book records. The study particularly focuses on the training book c...
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Planning emergency evacuation operations in a proactive manner in public marine transportation systems is a critical success factor for passenger and crew safety. Despite the fact that there is a growing attention on safety issues for marine transportation systems, providing a real-time decision support for evacuation planning under different emerg...
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The latest technological developments in maritime industry with the effects of fourth industrial revolution, industry 4.0, will require a change in the skill needs of the workforce from on-board operational based skills. It turns into an essential issue to identify the skills requirements with the incorporation of new technologies in maritime indus...
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Machine Learning (ML) can be defined as a level of algorithm which may allow software applications to create more accurate in forecasting outputs without being external programmed. Since maritime transportation requires smart technologies, adaptation of machine learning tools might provide utmost benefit for efficiency, sustainability and reduction...
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Ship bunkering, a safety critical operation in marine engineering, can cause drastic environmental damage at sea. Though bunkering presents high safety procedures, minor accidents also can pose potential harm for marine environment and human life. Indeed, it is well-known that numerous bunker accidents can be attributed to different types of human...
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PSC inspections and their surveying records on fleets are one of the key performance measures for ship management companies. These findings can give a broad idea for any vessel, crew or shipping company. At this point, PSC findings can be taken advantage for maritime education & training (MET) activities where learning outcomes to be determined. Th...
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Maritime education & training (MET) activities are crucial for shipping operations and safety on-board a ship. In this context, operation and maintenance course in marine engineering program allows greater scope to increase students’ practical skills at operational level. The course involves number of practical tasks (i.e. valve overhaul, liner mea...
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Monitoring of operational efficiency in ship fleets is a complex maritime problem which requires an analytical approach in order to provide satisfactory solutions. Since the problem involves high-dimensional data, this paper develops tree-based modelling on bagging, random forest and bootstrap approach to analyse the ship performance under operatio...
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Development of a container terminal (CT) closely deals with the efficiency of operating systems. This paper proposed a model to decide optimum investment alternatives to improve CT productivity. The proposed approach incorporates the parameters such as number of quay cranes, total length of a quay, yard trucks and yard cranes. The objectives of the...
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Nowadays, there is a growing expectation to promote operational efficiency of ship fleets in maritime transportation. This study presents a methodical approach basis on statistical learning to model ship performance monitoring problem. It takes the advantage of shrinkage models such as Ridge and Lasso. The demonstrations are conducted through numer...
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Ship maintenance is one of the key processes to improve system performance and reliability onboard. Maintenance onboard ships is required to be performed in a planned manner because safe and efficient operation of a ship is very much depending on equipment reliability in operational level. A planned maintenance system (PMS), mainly supported with s...
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In marine engineering programmes, simulators are the key infrastructures to support learning outcomes comply with the designated minimum competencies within the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW). The practical training concept in full mission engine room simulators (FM-ERSs) inclu...
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Marine transportation is a vital component of the world’s economy and transportation network. The number of people using passenger ships around the globe is increasing worldwide. Similar to other transportation systems, passenger safety is critical in maritime shipment. As emergency evacuation processes for ships are highly different from and more...
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More crowded groups of people gather in passenger ships as a result of increasing demand and variety of navigation. Supporting marine emergency evacuation via effective planning has a vital importance for passengers and crew. The objective of the study is to provide a contribution for performing evacuation in a safe and fast manner by means of eval...
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Currently, Turkey is the fifth larger ship recycling country in the world and has big demand to achieve some industry based specific problems such as poor working conditions, financial limitation, environmental sensitivity, organisational management etc. Therefore, current situation of Turkish ship recycling industry, advantages & disadvantages in...
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Ship machinery maintenance is a critical shipboard operation performed in accordance with technical, economical and regulatory considerations. The designed procedures to execute maintenance operations has targeted to ensure system availability, reliability and efficiency. To achieve the mentioned performance indicators, the ship operators also seek...
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Learning analytics approach in higher education is a contemporary technique to enhance the student outcomes. It is relatively a new statistical approach to conduct comprehensive analysis on the educational data sets. This paper briefly reviews the existing learning analytics applications and their potentials to identify adaptation requirements to s...
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This paper aims to conduct a practical application for human reliability assessment during operating procedures of an emergency fire pump on-board ship. A systematic human error prediction is performed for designated tasks during operational procedures of the emergency fire pump since human error can be regarded as one of the major factors contribu...
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Ship machinery maintenance is a core technical aspect to achieve expected reliability, availability and efficiency in system level. Since maintenance practiceon-board ships is so critical, the integrity of planning, coordination and execution stages are expected to be well functioned. At this insight, this study considers the implementation potenti...
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The maritime environmental disasters are generally caused by collision, grounding, stranding heavy weather, explosion or fire. These disasters can cause spillage of oil, bunker, dirty water or chemical harmful substances. It is well known that the most known environmental disaster in maritime having serious impacts on marine life is oil spill. Alth...
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Repair and maintenance is a critical technical aspect on board ship. Poor maintenance planning may lead to serious impairment in safety, efficiency, and environmental performance since researches show that a significant breakdowns and damage to ships with maintenance system. This study investigates the potential of existing planned maintenance syst...
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This study aims at establishing a central approval mechanism in ship management companies to monitor the probable human errors along with the critical operations. The idea behind the paper is to control the dynamics of error producing conditions (EPC) parameters at shipboard platform. Since the human error reduction is a present great challenges of...
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Maritime actions against substandard operations of ships are a great deal of memorandum of understanding (MoUs) under regional basis agreements among port state control (PSC) organisations. Herein, concentrated inspection campaigns (CIC), performed by the different members of MoUs in certain periods, are a monitoring strategy to effectively control...
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Human element is still recognized as an onerous aspect of marine engineering operations. The global focus is on the enhancement of expected skills in operation and management levels. This study identifies the performance standards (i.e. physical realism, behavioral realism, operating environment, interactions, etc.)of an engine room simulator (ERS)...
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Human performance monitoring has become a core matter of maritime industry since crew error ratios cannot be reduced to the desired level. This study develops an approach to conduct human reliability analysis (HRA) via knowledge-based system in order to minimize the operational problems that may arise from human errors on-board ships. The model bas...
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The recent developments in maritime transportation have been leading to integrate advance management systems into ship fleet operations. Design and implementations of such systems are highly required managerial skills and methodological tools. This study conceptualizes a ship fleet operational problem solution centre (SHIPOS) to systematically anal...
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This is an article that conducts an empirical human reliability analysis for tank cleaning process on-board chemical tanker ship to enhance safety and operational reliability in maritime industry, providing a methodological extension through the integration of the AHP technique into the HEART approach. The paper provides a methodological developmen...
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Maritime labour convention (MLC), adopted by International Labour Organization in 2006, is one of the latest contemporary issues in the maritime industry. Since the convention entered into force after August 2013, maritime administrations and ship management companies have great responsibilities to control and verify the socio-technical requirement...
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Fault Tree Analysis (FTA) is an established technique in risk management associated with identified hazards specific to focused fields. It is a comprehensive, structured and logical analysis method aimed at identifying and assessing hazards of complex systems. To conduct a quantitative FTA, it is essential to have sufficient data. By considering th...
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The choice of flag is one of the main strategic/critical decisions for shipowners in the initial stage of maritime enterprises. On the other hand, flagging out has a great influence on the prestige and economic benefits for traditional maritime countries. To address this issue, this paper proposes a Multiple Criteria Decision Making (MCDM) approach...
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Crankcase explosion in marine diesel engines is an operational failure which might result in damaging both to the ship structure and to crew members onboard. A number of precautions should be taken into account in order to prevent/reduce the occurrence probability of crankcase explosion. This paper takes the advantages of the failure modes and effe...
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The increasing trends of registered shipping tonnage with open registries have influenced the reputation of national registries especially in traditional maritime countries. Hence, the economic and political consequences of the flagging out dilemma have prompted the maritime administrations to seek for an effective strategy plan with a long-term pe...
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The recent innovations in marine technology have provided a great number of opportunities for naval engineers and marine engineers especially in equipment selection. However, a critical decision-making issue has arisen towards the choice of equipment types in order to manage overall system integrity onboard ships. This paper utilizes fuzzy informat...
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Choice of an adequate material in design process is one of the critical tasks for the relevant decision-makers. At this insight, the consistency of the decisions is extremely depending on the relevance of adapted techniques to the nature of different problem cases. This paper proposed an integrated decision aid (IDEA) to match the suitable techniqu...
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Material selection, one of the mostly encountered decision problems in material science literature, is still an onerous task for manufacturing organisations. Achieving accurate solution to this issue, the paper developed a model selection interface to enable analytical solutions to different problem concepts in material selection under multiple att...
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Managing the verification of primary design projects for ship machinery systems is one of the crucial stages in ship building processes. In particular, the design of operator–system interfaces such as remote controls, displays, alarms, workstations, and labels requires a high level of technical expertise and systematic control. This paper focuses o...
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The operational performance of merchant ship fleets depends on establishing an effective ship–shore interface especially on logistic support. In this process, selection of marine supplier with respect to the ship operational requirements appears to be a key decision-making issue. This paper offers an integrated decision aid in order to model the ma...
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Operational precautions for chemical tankers are vitally important in reducing the potential threat to shipboard crew by products carried. This paper enhances the International Safety Management (ISM) code in compliance with Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems (OHSAS 18001:2007) requirements in respect to operational constraints relat...
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This paper developed a risk-based modelling approach to enhance the execution process of shipping accident investigation (SAI). Specifically, the paper addressed a fuzzy extended fault tree analysis (FFTA) that combines the effects of organizational faults and shipboard technical system failures under a unique risk assessment scheme. The case study...
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Porous materials are processed in various areas of material science and manufacturing. Furthermore, the varieties of porous materials ensure great advantages to designers. This paper proposes a decision aid mechanism based on fuzzy axiomatic design (FAD) to select adequate form of porous materials in marine systems design. It enables elimination an...
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The need for analytical solutions towards various managerial processes in shipping business has been clearly seen in maritime society. To remedy this gap, the execution of relevant processes can be supported via multiple criteria decision-making (MCDM) techniques. This article applied an Integrated Decision Aid (IDEA) to overcome the model selectio...
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While maritime pollution is often caused at the operational level, the causes can generally be traced back to shortcomings in the ship–shore interface and to poor communication among stakeholders. Here, the environmental responsibilities of maritime stakeholders are systematically analyzed and quantified using an analytic network process. This appr...
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Determining the most important affecting factors on performance of marine engineers is an essential and crucial process of executive ship management. It helps decision makers to focus on factors that have the highest weight and find the best policy to increase. These factors include; education quality and education level, environmental factors, mil...
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This paper addresses a methodological approach based on fuzzy axiomatic design (FAD) principles to establish an internationally recognized shipping MBA program on Operational Research and Management Science (OR/MS) foundation. Adopting of an OR/MS philosophy into different modules of shipping MBA programs ensure more scientific base and a unique cu...
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This paper priorities the operational items of the vessel inspection questionnaire (VIQ) within the ship inspection report (SIRE) program that offers additional safety precaution for oil tankers, combination carriers, shuttle tankers, chemical tankers, and gas carriers. Hereby, a decision model on the VIQ items is constructed and solved based on a...
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International ship and port facility security (ISPS) Codewas developed by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) as an execution framework to ensure high level of security measures applicable to ships and port facilities. Besides contributions of ISPS Code towards security improvement, additional bureaucracy (i.e. documentation, certificatio...
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This paper motivates on redesigning the traditional management style of global shipping firms in order to originally establish an Integrated Process Management System (IPMS) on the basis of quality aspects, environmental concerns, and occupational health and safety requirements. The requirements of ISO 9001:2000, ISO 14001:2004, and OHSAS 18001:200...
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This paper proposes a systematic approach for exploring the compliance level of the international safety management (ISM) code with the ISO 9001:2000 in order to structure an integrated quality and safety management system (IQSMS) for shipping operations. Multi-attribute fuzzy axiomatic design (MA-FAD) is determined as a suitable research methodolo...
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The model selection paradigm is one of the focused themes within decision science. This paper addresses the consistent solution of model selection issue on the basis of the fuzzy axiomatic design (FAD) methodology. Moreover, the developed FAD–based model selection interface (FAD–MSI) is performed over the critical ship management processes in order...
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This study proposes an expert system to aid shipboard personnel for solving ship auxiliary machinery troubleshootings. The developed expert system, called as SHIPAMTSOLVER, is structured based on PROLOG programming language. Principally, the SHIPAMTSOLVER suggests an optimum action code for the shipboard personnel with respect to the established ru...
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Monitoring the market has crucial roles for executing the shipping investment decisions in maritime transportation industry. The high level of managerial effort requires bringing market tendencies with the up-to-date data over dynamic parameters. This paper extends the Quality Function Deployment (QFD) principles towards shipping investment process...
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Managing the competency and proficiency designation during academic staff recruitment in maritime training is vital to ensure sustainable development of educational activities. This problem seeks for a systematic decision aid mechanism which could be adopted into the official recruitment procedures of academic administrations. Hence, this paper pro...
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The strategic positions and geographical advantages of the Turkish container ports in the world transportation network create an excessive demand which seek urgent development strategies for managing ongoing problems in operational and administrative level. This paper proposes a hybrid approach on ensuring the competitiveness requirements for major...
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The International Safety Management (ISM) Code defines a broad framework for the safe management and operation of merchant ships, maintaining high standards of safety and environmental protection. On the other hand, ISO 14001:2004 provides a generic, worldwide environmental management standard that has been utilized by several industries. Both the...
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Human resources management (HRM) have been increased its functionality and popularity in the shipping business, due to the expeditiously changes in technology, market strategies, risks and challenges in transportation industry. Despite the requirements of International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarer...
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Although the relevant standards, technical innovations, international rules, and safety-related regulations enforce the shipbuilding industry to improve the design and structural quality of the merchant ships, there are still many design-based failures that are being encountered by operators during the service period. Design-based failures that hav...
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Selecting the most suitable registry alternative for shipping fleets has become a highly complex strategic activity for ship owners in the maritime transportation industry, and necessitates consideration of both internal and external environmental factors, which can be both qualitative and quantitative. The aim of this paper is to propose an origin...
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Despite the innovative trends in marine technology and the implementation of safety-related regulations, shipping accidents are still a leading concern for global maritime interests. Ensuring the consistency of shipping accident investigation reports is recognized as a significant goal in order to clearly identify the root causes of these accidents...
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Selection of the suitable shipping registry alternative for the existing fleet or new building ships is one of the critical decision milestones of the shipping business. The main aim of this paper is to structure a practical decision support mechanism on ensuring multiple criteria analysis of shipping registry selection. Fuzzy AHP methodology, base...
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The closest relationships between ship management companies and shipyards begin with the initial design process of new ships and they continue during the life cycle of operating ships. Periodic docking facilities which can be recognized as the biggest logistical issue in the content of ship maintenance program are the critical processes from the vi...
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The recent innovations in marine technology ensure providing great number of opportunities for shipbuilders especially in equipment selection. However, a critical decision-making problem has arisen to manage the optimum choices and integrity in marine system design. This paper proposed Fuzzy Information Axiom (FIA) based decision-making systematic...
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The Analytical Strategic Environmental Assessment (ANSEA) is a relatively new tool that targets to manage the ongoing shortfalls and infeasibilities especially in strategic decision-making levels of SEA process. The ANSEA incorporates the phase of Multi-Criteria Analysis (MCA) into the assessment scheme in order to perform more sensitive approach t...
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Short-sea shipping has a vital importance especially for the countries bordering the Mediterranean Sea. In recent years, the containerization trend in shipping industry has enforced the relevant shareholders to develop system infrastructures and service potentials especially at ports and terminals within maritime mode of transport. This paper analy...
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The main purpose of this paper is to design a multiple criteria evaluation model to perform a comparative assessment on container ports in Turkiye with respect to port competitiveness requirements. The port of Ambarli, Gemport, Haydarpasa, Izmir, and Mersin are considered as alternatives to evaluate within this study. The Analytic Hierarchy Process...
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Ship management, recognized as one of the complex business disciplines, consists of various managerial aspects in different levels of organization hierarchy such as administrative, technical, and operational. On the other hand, the requirements of international maritime rules & regulations, market competitiveness, safety and environmental related c...
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Effectiveness of maintenance management is directly related to critical parameters of technical systems such as efficiency, reliability, and economic life. In practice, this process is executed via procedures on selected adequate maintenance method among which the alternatives such as Total Productive Maintenance, Planned Maintenance, Preventive Ma...
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Despite the various developments in maritime society, human errors have been continued to be one of the primarily causes of marine accidents. The outcomes of detailed investigations on the root causes of human errors can provide valuable support on execution process of required precautions on board merchant ships. This paper examines the potential...

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Target of the project can be expressed as reducing evacuation time, decreasing the number of deaths, identifying appropriate number of crew members and their location during emergency, specifying statistical significance levels of evacuation factors and determining appropriate capacities for life boats and/or liferafts. The level of life safety of passengers will be increased via the the realization of these targets and outputs of the project, namely decision support systems and simulation models. Moreover, results and conclusions, achieved by this project, will provide guidelines for ship design, voyage scheduling and related legislations.
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The plethora of maritime regulation has caused several problems at its compliance stage. Te project analyses several issues such as cost-benefit analysis of regulations and practical challenges.
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maintenance 4.0 concept in marine engineering.