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Expert Survey Method as a Technique to Support the Decision-making Process During Dredging Activity at the Harbour
1 Gdynia Maritime University, Gdynia, Poland
ABSTRACT: Organization of the dredging works is a multi-faceted issue. The management of the dredging process varies according to the location and it mostly depends on local conditions (Żak, 2014). The paper presents the results of the expert survey which was structured on a questionnaire concerning the dredging techniques in harbours. Respondents, that take part in the research, were experts from different nations, working at the management levels in the enterprises associated with the dredging branch. The aim of the proposed research was to support the selection of the appropriate dredger, the preparation of optimal work technology and the verification of strategic decisions affecting entire project. Taking everything into consideration the author proposes to use the expert survey as a technique to support the decision-making process. It enables to take advantage of the wide knowledge and experience of experts to create the most suitable dredging project.
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Citation note:
Kaizer A.: Expert Survey Method as a Technique to Support the Decision-making Process During Dredging Activity at the Harbour. TransNav, the International Journal on Marine Navigation and Safety of Sea Transportation, Vol. 14, No. 1, doi:10.12716/1001.14.01.23, pp. 187-190, 2020

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