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Maritime heritage and modern ports : international conferences on maritime heritage and modern ports

Author: Roger Marcet i Barbe
Publisher: Southampton : WIT Press, 2005.
Series: WIT transactions on the built environment, 79.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : English
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This book contains papers presented at two meetings with many shared interests - the Second International Conference on Maritime Heritage and the Fourth International Conference on Maritime  Read more...

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Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Marcet i Barbe
ISBN: 1845640101 9781845640101
OCLC Number: 314513524
Description: 494 Seiten : Illustrationen, Diagramme.
Contents: Part I: Maritime Heritage Section 1: Historical ports The harbour of the mansio ad speluncas (Brindisi, Italy): a key to the lecture of sea level changes in the past 3500 years?; Iron Age boathouses in Arctic Norway viewed as multifunctional expressions of maritime cultural heritage; The varying geographical names in the island of Cyprus, situated on the main maritime passage way from Europe to the Holy Land for the past 30 centuries Section 2: Historical dockyards, shipyards and buildings Coming into the light: the rediscovery and reuse of naval heritage buildings; The construction and the reconstruction of the Maritime Station of Naples in the chronicles of the time from the Neapolitan newspaper libraries; The disappearing of palheiros in Aveiro lagoon Section 3: Historical vessels A short overview of the traditional ship's type constructed by the wooden shipbuilding schoolA" from Korcula, Croatia; A survey on the features of the existing motorized wooden dhows and the proposed replacement for these vessels Section 4: Maritime history Semiotic analysis of the oral stories from the island of Vis; Reconstructing maritime women - a discursive understanding; Jastarnia - the cradle of Polish sea sailing; Maritime commerce in the Mediterranean in the 10th-13th centuries, a meeting place between cultures; Remember the "MAINE"; The changing patterns of the boat regatta as maritime heritage in Nigeria Section 5: Underwater heritage Exploring our maritime heritage: U.S. efforts to focus exploration tools and techniques to investigate submerged cultural resources; The Queen Anne's Revenge shipwreck site: a case study for evaluating and managing historic shipwrecks; The protection of underwater heritage in Taiwan: recent initiatives and major issues Section 6: Surveying techniques The use of remote sensing techniques for the location and investigation of heritage wreck sites; Photo mosaics in shallow water environments: challenges and results Section 7: Preservation The Batana of Rovinj - Rovigno; Electrochemical methods for the preservation of masonry clad structural frames Section 8: Maritime heritage education and museums The villages and out ports of SA rlandet in Southern Norway: maritime history and heritage staged for tourists; Advances for the foundation of the Technical Anchors Museum at the Nautical School of Bilbao Part II: Ports Section 1: Port management The International Committee on Seafarers' Welfare: ILO convention 163 and recommendation 173; Performance management in port authorities; Port governance and security Section 2: Integration of transport aspects Black Sea maritime transport corridors in relation with EU projects; Ship waiting time in a river port with priority servicing and limited anchorage area; "Non-regular shippers": an alternative service to diminish the empty container traffic, a first and comparative approach to the "Rotterdam" and "Le Havre" port cases Section 3: Navigation, ship operation and multimode transport Type, origin and destination of cargo to be transferred from road to sea in Spanish trades; Intermodal technology implementation: the key for the functioning of a port system; Port simulation model for the discharge and delivery of imported coal for a thermal power plant located in Lazaro Cardenas Port, Mexican Pacific Coast; "Virtual Waterway" - a traffic simulation environment for inland and coastal waterways; A case-based stowage planning system Section 4: Information systems for ports and shipping EPDIS: the electronic pilot book display system; Development of an integrated information system: a tool for establishment of port competitiveness Section 5: Marine engineering works A model of ship impact against the ground in the port water area; Damages of blockwork coastal structures due to internal wave impact induced pressures; Transition of soil strength during suction pile retrieval Section 6: Hydrodynamic aspects Tension membrane water retaining structures; Possibilities of the Particle Finite Element Method (PFEM) for hydrodynamic and fluid-structure interaction analysis of port structures Section 7: Construction and design of ports and marinas Container terminals in the Mediterranean region; Comparison of different dumping methods for breakwater construction Section 8: Development of ports and coastal areas The sea-side port capacity: a synthetic evaluation model; Berthing characteristics and the behaviour of the oil terminal of Leixoes Harbour, Portugal
Series Title: WIT transactions on the built environment, 79.
Responsibility: eds.: R. Marcet i Barbe ...

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