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Safe Management Of Ships – Avoiding Accidents Related To Automation Failures

Author Name: Asst. Prof. Dr. Ergün Demirel
Publication Date: 01/10/2013
Description:
Ships are the largest vehicles ever created by humans. Any failure in the propulsion, communication, command control or cargo handling systems may cause serious, even fatal accidents. Nowadays ship management systems are almost always fully automated and any automation failure may cause unacceptable accidents with damage to human life, the environment, the ship(s), port facilities and the goods being transported. Continue reading...

Newsletter 5 - September 2012

Author Name: Centre for Factories of the Future / TUDEV
Publication Date: 01/9/2012
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TUDEV Institute of Maritime studies (TUDEV)has been running two full-time HND programmes for several years. Continue reading...

Interview Turkish

Author Name: Prof. Dr. Reza Ziarati
Publication Date: 01/7/2012
Description:
Profesör Dr. Reza Ziarati temel akademik eğitimini 1976 senesinde Bath Üniversitesinde Makine Mühendisliği alanından mezun olarak tamamlamıştır. Continue reading...

Interview - English

Author Name: Prof. Dr. Reza Ziarati
Publication Date: 01/7/2012
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Professor Reza Ziarati commenced his degree studies in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Bath and graduated in 1976. Continue reading...

Newsletter 4 - July 2012

Author Name: Centre for factories of the Future / TUDEV
Publication Date: 01/07/2012
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This newsletter reports on the progress been made of SURPASS Course from June to July 2012. Continue reading...

Surpass the test

Author Name: Prof. Dr. Reza Ziarati, Dr. Martin Ziarati and Ugurcan Acar
Publication Date: 01/03/2012
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Academics are aiming to improve the training of seafarers in onboard automated systems. Professor Reza Ziarati, Dr Martin Ziarati and Ugurcan Acar, of the maritime division at the Centre for Factories of the Future, explain all. Continue reading...

Newsletter 3 - June 2012

Author Name: Centre for Factories of The Future
Publication Date: 01/06/2012
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This newsletter reports on the progress have been made of SURPASS project after February 2012. Continue reading...

Newsletter 2 - December 2011

Author Name: Centre for factories of The Future / TUDEV
Publication Date: 01/12/2011
Description:
The SURPASS project started in November 2009 and concluded successfully in December 2011. Continue reading...

Learninng from accidents

Author Name: Prof. Dr. Reza Ziarati
Publication Date: 01/07/2011
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It is believed that the majority of human errors could have been prevented by adopting a more human oriented approach. Continue reading...

MariFuture changes the maritime education

Author Name: Prof. Dr. Reza Ziarati
Publication Date: 01/10/2011
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Papers for presentation at International Maritime Lecturer Association. Continue reading...

Surpass leaflet

Author Name: Centre for factories of The Future / TUDEV
Publication Date: 01/10/2011
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Surpass leaflet is available to be downloaded. Continue reading...

SURPASS – A Response to the Increasing Automation Failures at Sea and in Ports

Author Name: Prof. Dr. Reza Ziarati, Heikki Koivisto and Dr. Martin Ziarati
Publication Date: 01/10/2011
Description:
Safety is a key issue at sea and in ports. The number of accidents due to automation failures has been on the rise. Increasing automation onboard ships has created a major challenge for operators, owners and ship crews. Continue reading...

SURPASS - SHORT COURSE PROGRAMME IN AUTOMATED SYSTEMS IN SHIPPING

Author Name: Prof. Dr. Reza Ziarati and Dr. Martin Ziarati
Publication Date: 01/6/2010
Description:
The International standards for maritime education and training (MET) currently in place were introduced in 1995 [IMO STCW-95]. Since 1995, there has been rapid revolution in design of ships and the equipment used in the navigation and propulsion systems on board these ships and yet there has been no serious attempt to revise the STCW and/or the International model courses such as IMO 7.03, 7.04, 7.01 and 7.02. Continue reading...

Learning from Accidents Projects

Author Name: Prof. Dr. Reza Ziarati and Ugurcan Acar
Publication Date: 01/5/2010
Description:
There have been several research reports which have pointed out that while some countries are applying good practices there are those that need support. Continue reading...

Newsletter 1 - March 2010

Author Name: Centre for factories of The Future / TUDEV
Publication Date: 01/3/2010
Description:
A paper (Ziarati, 2006) and report to IMO (MCA, 2006) clearly identify a major source of accidents particularly in the future to be the problems with application of automated systems and failures in any aspect of automation. Continue reading...

The Surpass Project

Author Name: Prof. Dr. Reza Ziarati
Publication Date: 01/1/2010
Description:
TUDEV's new research and development project to make automated vessels safer has been approved by the Turkish National Agency and the EU. The project was jointly developed by Professor Ziarati and Mrs Sadan Kapanoglu. The project is named Short Course Programmers for Automated Systems in Shipping (SURPASS). Continue reading...