ISSN 2083-6473
ISSN 2083-6481 (electronic version)




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Prof. Tomasz Neumann

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TransNav, Faculty of Navigation
Gdynia Maritime University
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Determination of the Cruise Vessels Seasonal Pattern in Eastern Adriatic
ABSTRACT: The notion of a seasonal pattern of cruise ships has been used frequently, but very few authors have analysed all the features of this pattern. This article adds some new insights on this topic by analysing cruise ship activity in the three largest ports on the east coast of Adriatic Sea in 2017 and 2018. The article presents an analysis of cruise ship arrivals at the ports and compares the analysis to the established pattern in the Mediterranean, revealing the nature of the seasonal pattern for the ports analysed. In addition, two further analyses were carried out, firstly the analysis of ship size, which determines new characteristics of the seasonal pattern. The second additional analysis considered the duration of ship visit during different times of the year and determined another pattern characteristic.
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Citation note:
Stanivuk T., Mišura A., Stazić L., Štolfa I.: Determination of the Cruise Vessels Seasonal Pattern in Eastern Adriatic. TransNav, the International Journal on Marine Navigation and Safety of Sea Transportation, Vol. 15, No. 4, doi:10.12716/1001.15.04.04, pp. 743-748, 2021

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