Sanja Bauk

Sanja Bauk
Durban University of Technology | dut · Department of Maritime Studies

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Introduction
Sanja Bauk currently works at the Department of Maritime Studies, Durban University of Technology. Her most recent publication is 'Developing Countries' Concerns Regarding Blockchain Adoption in Maritime'''.
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April 2019 - October 2019
Durban University of Technology
Position
  • Head of Department

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Publications (84)
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The purpose of the paper is to present a conceptual framework of blockchain (BC) deployment in shipping and port management, which encompasses distributed relational database (DB) and crypto-currency payment mechanism as main constructs. The core of the model is TradeLens platform. The document workflow management, financial processes and device co...
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The purpose of this study is to explore selected lecturers' and students' awareness regarding the benefits and impedimentsof e-learning at maritimehigher education (MHE) institutions in South Africa, including their readiness to adopt this form of knowledge transfer. In fact, the study focuses on e-learning benefits and challenges in emerging envir...
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The purpose of this chapter is to propose a conceptual framework for implementation of advance info-communication technology and systems (ICT&S) across maritime cluster in emerging environments, with emphasis on some South-East European countries and South Africa. Smart implementation and adoption of the ICT&S in shipping and port management have b...
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This paper deals with the challenges of implementing blockchain (BC) technology in maritime in developing countries, with research, focus on Montenegro and South Africa. Research design and categories analyzed in the paper are chosen due to the search of relevant secondary literature resources. Selected experts in Information Technology (IT) and ma...
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This paper deals with findings of the professors and students within the COIL (Collaborative Online International Learning) project on nuclear power generation, sea transportation of radioactive materials, and renewables’ perspectives. The project has been realized through tele-collaboration between Durban University of Technology (DUT; Faculty of...
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This paper gives an overview of autonomous underwater vehicles’ (AUVs’) applications, shapes due to the specific kinetic and dynamic requirements, state estimation, control, navigation, and communication principles. The emphasis is put on AUVs deployed within EU Horizon 2020 COMPASS 2020 (Coordination of Maritime assets for Persistent and Systemati...
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The demand for radioactive materials has been increasing over the past decades, and therefore it is to be expected that the need for radioactive cargo transportation shall also increase. The Radio Frequency and Identification (RFID) technology has become the most spread for tracking and tracing radioactive cargo in road and rail transportation. The...
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The paper deals with key features of some autonomous assets, i.e., unmanned aerial and underwater vehicles used for marine surveillance and reconnaissance missions. Firstly, performances of Airbus Zephyr S HAPS (Solar High Altitude Pseudo-Satellite), Tekever AR5 Life Ray Evolution and the AR3 Net Ray medium altitude unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs)...
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This book presents the proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Maritime Education and Development. The conference exchanges knowledge, experiences and ideas in the domain of maritime education and development, with the ultimate goal of generating new knowledge and implementing smart strategies and actions. Topics include the 4th Industri...
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The paper focuses on assessing the level of digitalization in several developing maritime business environments in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, and Serbia. The assessment has been done in reference to Holtham's and Courtney's Intelligent Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) Exploiter Model. The dimensions as maritime bus...
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"Sa granice dva okeana" je kolekcija tragikomično obojenih autobiografskih zapisa, kao i nekoliko prilagođenih prevoda članaka sa njemačkog i engleskog jezika. Tekstovi su grubo razvrstani po geografskim koordinatama po kojima sam se kretala tokom proteklih godina, dok njihovo nešto finije razvrstavanje prati linije mojih preovlađujućih raspoložen...
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A key indicator of the researchers' success in the academic community is, at least in our social frame, the number of papers published in reference scientific journals, including their citations. This is one of the most demanding prerequisites for the academic promotions, membership in the academies of science, achieving success in applying for lar...
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Neposredno pred obustavu nastave na visoko-obrazovnim institucijama u Južnoj Africi, navodno zbog opasnosti od pandemije, plasirani su Office 365 i Microsoft Teams. Ogranizovana je obuka predavača o tim informatičkim čudima! Microsoft Teams program je vrlo sličan Adobe Connect programu koji je još prije desetak godina korišćen u Crnoj Gori, s tom r...
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The demand for radioactive materials has been increasing over the last five decades, and therefore it is to be expected that the need for radioactive materials transportation shall also increase. The Radio Frequency and IDentification (RFID) technology has already made pioneering steps in this field and has become the most widespread way to track a...
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The paper discusses the advantages and disadvantages of some unmanned aerial vehicles used for maritime surveillance. As examples, the Zephyr pseudo-satellite, as well as the AR5 and the AR3 medium altitude unmanned aircraft have been presented. A high-level Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats (SWOT) analysis is applied in this regard...
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... Collaborative Online International Learning - COIL has instigated profound changes in my lecturing style. Previously, my lectures were ‘tied’ to the curriculum and I did not think about including findings from other disciplines. COIL unleashes the potentials of cross-and multi-disciplinary approaches. I like COIL since it is ‘free zone’ for cre...
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... Collaborative Online International Learning - COIL has instigated profound changes in my lecturing style. Previously, my lectures were ‘tied’ to the curriculum and I did not think about including findings from other disciplines. COIL unleashes the potentials of cross-and multi-disciplinary approaches. I like COIL since it is ‘free zone’ for cre...
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This article deals with cross-cultural and cross-disciplinary virtual engagement aimed to match human-computer interaction design principles and contemporary integrated navigation information systems. As interaction design principles are used ten general principles – heuristics, and as examples of contemporary navigation information systems are use...
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Coordination Of Maritime assets for Persistent And Systematic Surveillance (COMPASS2020) is an EU H2020 project, which has as an overarching goal deployment of Unmanned Vehicles (UxV) - aerial, sea surface and underwater ones, in addition to manned offshore patrol vessels, to enhance current maritime border surveillance operations regarding detecti...
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The paper gives an overview of some recent attempts at Maritime Studies Department (Faculty of Applied Sciences, Durban University of Technology - DUT) to introduce Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL) into teaching and learning. Namely, this experimental form of knowledge generation and sharing has been recently practiced with two ov...
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ABSTRACT. Cruise tourism has a big potential to contribute to the Adriatic region’s socio-economic progress and enhance regional integration. On the other hand, the influence of cruise tourism on the coastal environment and the heritage of coastal cities raises the question of its sustainability. Montenegrin Kotor, a UNESCO protected town, is incr...
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This paper analyses changes of berth infrastructure and suprastructure by global container terminals (CTs) and by four eastern Adriatic ports in the last decade. The emphasis is on understanding whether CTs at Koper, Trieste, Rijeka and Bar achieved higher berth utilisation and productivity per ship-to-shore (STS) crane and if so, how and whether t...
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Predmet rada je analiza osnovnih uzroka pogoršanja društvenog statusa (položaja) inteligencije u selektovanim postsocijalističkim državama Jugoistočne Evrope – Bosni i Hercegovina (BiH), Crnoj Gori (CG), Hrvatskoj (HR) i Srbiji (SR). Cilj istraživanja je percepcija položaja inteligencije i intenziteta uticaja osnovnih faktora na njega. Polazi se od...
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An actual trend in maritime communications is a need for exchange of increasingly large amounts of information among all maritime entities. For instance, vessels need to exchange data with vessel traffic service (VTS) centers; shipping companies are under huge competition pressure to adopt different weather, routing, monitoring, security and other...
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The paper concerns the employment of a vehicular communication concept for traffic management and safety purposes in a developing seaport environment. A general scenario considering centralized and ad-hoc networks has been analysed, since the requirements for the safety of seaports are similar in terms of reliability and latency. The main enhanceme...
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The manuscript „Quantitative Methods for Management“ is a result of my research interest in this field and long-term engagement as a professor of Operations Research at the University of Montenegro, and since recently as a professor at the Durban University of Technology. It is organized into eleven thematic units, including the introductory part a...
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In the paper it will be presented some possibilities of using simulation techniques like Monte Carlo simulation in the prediction of degradation of a ship's hull during its exploitation. It will also be shown that multi-criteria linear regression analysis can model, with some approximations, functional dependence between the hull structural deterio...
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Thanks to the new digital technologies, advanced back-end info-communication systems of systems and fine granulation of data acquisition - media interruptions, costs and human interventions in increasingly complex transactions between physical and digital worlds are reduced. Also, the control and managerial focus is shifted from macro to micro leve...
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The paper examines three potential safety solutions for the protection of port workers, which are based on a junction of Radio Frequency IDentification (RFID), as an automatic identification, data collecting and positioning system from one side, and ZigBee, as a low energy consumption communication technology from another. The considered solutions...
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The paper considers challenges of moving education into Cloud under the conditions of digital divide. The content of the paper is divided into two parts. In the first one, the focus is on digital divide, since it greatly affects the issue. In the second part, a model for adapting Cloud in higher educational environment is proposed, with the emphasi...
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This paper examines to which extent some maritime business organizations intelligently use their Information and Communication Technology (ICT) resources. The research is done as a pilot study, since it includes relatively small number of maritime business entities from Montenegro, Albania, Croatia, Slovenia and Italy. Our intention was to indirect...
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The paper examines to what extent some maritime business organizations use intelligently available Information and Communication Technology (ICT) solutions, and in which manners the existing gap between ICT potentials and their real use on daily basis can be mitigated. As a focus group are identified ten maritime business entities from Albania, Cro...
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The paper proposes two Wireless Body Area Network Sensors (WBANSs) scenarios at the logical and simulation levels for improving occupational safety and health conditions at the developing seaport environment. The Port of Bar (Montenegro) is taken as an exemplar. The logical model is based on the actual position of the Port of Bar at the seaport mar...
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This paper considers some of the barriers in implementing the RFID (radio frequency identification) technology for identifying, locating, tracking and tracing goods in supply chains, along with a model for adopting cloud services that can mitigate these obstacles in the transitional environment. The analysis is based on the assessments of the imple...
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Sustainable development: crisis or regulation.
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The paper presents the results of some OPNET simulation experiments realized with an aim to benchmark MANET and ZigBee networks’ performances at the seaport environment. The MANET is formed among workers’ and supervisors’ personal digital assistants (PDAs). On the other side, the ZigBee is established between end-nodes or employees’ body central un...
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The paper proposes a Radio Frequency IDentification (RFID) model for enhancing port workers’ safety with reference to the Port of Bar (Montenegro) as a developing seaport operating in a transitional environment. The paper also highlights the lack of appropriate Information and Communication Technology (ICT) solutions in some developing seaports, in...
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The paper considers the possibilities of designing and implementing works' on port safety system for the needs of the developing Port of Bar in Montenegro which functions for decades in the transitional environment. On the basis of the secondary literature resources review - an RFID (radio frequency identification) safety model which includes PPE (...
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The first couple of years of the century brought great and paradigmatic changes to the field of integrated logistic. These changes are accompanied by numerous technological innovations. One of them is the radio frequency identification (RFID). Significant contemporary logistical challenge for ICT experts is how to seamlessly integrate RFID into the...
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This paper analyzes the perception of the respondents in Montenegro, Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina regarding the level of institutional rationality and the deficit of basic selected factors that have a predominant impact on it. It uses and explains the conditional notion of institutional rationality as a specific form of bounded economic ration...
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The paper reviews a number of working safety scenarios in harsh environments based on RFID (radio frequency identification) technology. Some of them are used at seaports, some in construction, and some in oil and gas industry. The advantages and disadvantages of these systems are analyzed in the context of their possible implementation in a develop...
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This paper presents and analyzes the examination of the sample of thirty students of master and doctoral studies from five different universities regarding their level of satisfaction with the available e-learning resources in blended environment at their high educational institutions. They were also asked about the kind of system they would like t...
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The process of urbanization of coastal tourist destinations (CTDs) is taking place at high speed and at the same time creating a lot of complex problems. The positive trend of urbanization has resulted in increased volume of freight transport which leads to burdening the traffic network, time losses and causes traffic congestion problems on the str...
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The purpose of this study is to offer a methodological framework for assessing e-learning capacities in blended educational scheme, based on users’ experiences, with an ultimate goal of getting a clearer view of what should be improved within existing systems of this kind. Accordingly, a survey among sixty students at the post graduate level and te...
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Blended learning became the most popular educational model that universities apply for teaching and learning. This model combines online and face-to-face learning environments, in order to enhance learning with implementation of new web technologies and tools in learning process. In this paper principles of DeLone and Mclean success model for infor...
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The paper positions the passenger sea ports in the context of cruise tourism on the basis of e-services they offer. The e-services of eleven passenger ports are categorized and then quantitatively evaluated by binary and ranking approaches. In general, the port e-services might be categorized according to their functionality as navigational, ship a...
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This paper considers the effects of the combination of two different approaches in developing the seaports positioning strategy. The first one is based on comparing the most important quantitative and qualitative seaports choice criteria by the benchmarking method. Benchmarking has been used in creating the appropriate model for efficient marketing...
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The ports’ management is facing the challenge of sustainable port development, considering several aspects: economic, technological, logistical, environmental, and community involvement. Although the numerous scientific concepts have been developed for explaining the trends of ports’ involvement into the logistics chains, this research work present...
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The basic idea of this paper is to motivate teachers/instructors of maritime schools and colleges to create interesting and engaging screencasts for teaching students (future seafarers) ECDIS basis, by using new contemporary media and didactical solutions. Camtasia Studio has been proposed as suitable applied software for doing so. It is a multi-me...
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This paper considers beginning steps in introducing e-learning into seafarers’ education, as additional mode of acquiring knowledge at the Faculty of Maritime Studies which is a part of the University of Montenegro. Related activities are the result of the enthusiasm of few professors and they are partly supported by a small, initial project of bil...
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Safety at sea, pollution prevention and consequently, the preservation of biological diversity of the Adriatic Sea are condition sine qua non of sustainable development of Montenegro and other states approaching Adriatic Sea. The primary responsibility for execution of these tasks lies mainly with MSD (Maritime Safety Department of Montenegro). Mon...
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Quantitative-qualitative analyses of the marketing aspects of operation of the ports of Bar, Ploce and Rijeka as extremely competitively positioned on the common target market are considered in this paper. Market investigations have been carried out and users’ preferences have been established, an overview of the conditions has been made on the bas...
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Vessel Traffic Service (VTS) is now an established and proven method for organizing maritime traffic in coastal areas. VTS enhance safety and efficiency, and contribute to the protection of marine environment. VTS service is mainly operated on national basis. The VTS requirements of individual countries and authorities vary widely. The specificatio...
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During the recent years seaports management have experienced a need for defining and implementing marketing strategies of market segmenting, targeting and positioning. This paper aims to adapt the benchmarking technique for the marketing positioning of the Aegean, Adriatic and Black Sea ports. By comparing the most important qualitative variables o...
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This article gives an overview of main operational parameters that influence corrosion over ageing bulk-carriers' member locations. The particular vessels' hull structure locations being affected intensively by these parameters are identified, as well. The zone identified as the most vulnerable one, i.e. inner bottom and hopper plating, has been pr...
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This paper considers two different methods for modeling corrosion wastage over the fuel tanks’ areas for the available group of ten aged bulk carriers. The first method can be treated as a short term and rather random oriented one, and it is based on Monte Carlo simulation technique. This technique has been used in creating the appropriate predicti...
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In this paper, well-known and structured Monte Carlo simulation technique has been employed in predicting the amounts of the corrosion wastage over some bulk carriers’ structural elements in different points of time during their exploitation life. As a base for the realization of the simulations, the appropriate statistical data collected over the...
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The problem of estimating plutonium temperature by an iterative procedure based on the special trans functions theory has been studied in some detail. In theory, the differential linear plutonium temperature equation can be effectively reduced to a non-linear functional transcendental equation solvable by special trans functions theory. This approa...
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In the era of global changes all universities are forced in a way to resemble each other. In other words, they should all follow the same model of developing, with more of less difference(s). If we talk about the modern universities, then the following questions usually arise: What are the modern universities like? Why do they exist? In which ways...
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The paper considers two corrosion wastage models for some pre-specified member locations of several aged bulk carriers. Accordingly the available statistical data of regular corrosion measurements for existing bulk carriers’ structures have been analyzed. The first considered model is based on Monte Carlo simulation method and it is developed upon...
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The damage of the bulk carriers’ hull structure caused by the corrosion has the direct impact to the safety of aged bulk carriers. Though, this impact has been considered in the paper by developing a predictive model for steel amounts that are to be replaced per year over eleven pre-specified structure categories of bulk carriers. The Monte Carlo m...
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This paper studies the problem of adapting punishment policies in traffic scenarios. It focuses on a two-road junction scenario simulated by means of Simma, a Multi-Agent Based Simulation Tool. Adaptation is based on an adaptive neuro-fuzzy inference system (ANFIS) together with a hybrid learning algorithm (HLA). Basic punishment policy is provided...
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In the paper the ideas of Montenegro Maritime Central Electronic Library Catalogue (MCELC) conception, realization and implementation have been considered in some details. MCELC is conceived as a special virtual library that is contemporary database of library and archival material, which content relates to marine affairs in general, especially to...
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This paper considers the possibility of application Hopfield recurrent neural network in solving travelling salesman problem when nodes are given in sphere coordinates and when distances between nodes are not linear but sphere. Obtained numerical results in case of an arbitrary chosen example are presented.
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The introduction of up-to-date information technologies in all aspects of business activities, maritime industry included, represents the basic prerequisite of success. Due to extremely difficult situation in maritime industry in most under-developed countries, there are no adequate information systems. Wishing to present the current situation and...