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Design of an Autonomous Transport System for Coastal Areas
1 Gdynia Maritime University, Gdynia, Poland
ABSTRACT: The article presents a project of an autonomous transport system that can be deployed in coastal waters, bays or between islands. Presented solutions and development trends in the transport of autonomous and unmanned units (ghost ships) are presented. The structure of the control system of autonomous units is discussed together with the presentation of applied solutions in the field of artificial intelligence. The paper presents the concept of a transport system consisting of autonomous electric powered vessels designed to carry passengers, bikes, mopeds, motorcycles or passenger cars. The transport task is to be implemented in an optimal way, that is, most economically and at the same time as safe as possible. For this reason, the structure of the electric propulsion system that can be found on such units is shown. The results of simulation studies of autonomous system operation using simulator of marine navigational environment are presented.
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Citation note:
Łebkowski A.: Design of an Autonomous Transport System for Coastal Areas. TransNav, the International Journal on Marine Navigation and Safety of Sea Transportation, Vol. 12, No. 1, doi:10.12716/1001.12.01.13, pp. 117-124, 2018
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A. Łebkowski, R. Śmierzchalski, W. Gierusz, K. Dziedzicki

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