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ISSN 2083-6473
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Associate Editor
Prof. Tomasz Neumann

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TransNav, Faculty of Navigation
Gdynia Maritime University
3, John Paul II Avenue
81-345 Gdynia, POLAND
Determining Ship's Safe Speed and Best Possible Speed for Sea Voyage Legs
1 Gdynia Maritime University, Gdynia, Poland
ABSTRACT: The purpose and scope of this paper is to describe factors to consider when determining the ship's safe speed as well as the best speed for the sea voyage legs including directions related to vessel speed that are given in ColRegs, voyage orders and charter parties. Author also tried to describe the definition for the following notions: ship maneuvering, ship handling, safe speed, best possible speed for sea voyage legs.
Teekay procedure Doc. No: SP0496 version 9 for Voyage Orders and Instructions.
Teekay Standard Operating Practices Doc No: SP1115 Version: 1
Passage Planning Standard Operating Practices Doc No: SP0237 Version: 18, Teekay.
International Rules and Regulations for Prevention of Collisions at Sea (ColRegs),
Maersk Line Ship-handling 8.02.01and Ship Maneuverability L203-L210 documentation.
Citation note:
Rutkowski G.: Determining Ship's Safe Speed and Best Possible Speed for Sea Voyage Legs. TransNav, the International Journal on Marine Navigation and Safety of Sea Transportation, Vol. 10, No. 3, doi:10.12716/1001.10.03.07, pp. 425-430, 2016
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