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Prof. Tomasz Neumann

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TransNav, Faculty of Navigation
Gdynia Maritime University
3, John Paul II Avenue
81-345 Gdynia, POLAND
Recommendations for Training of Crews Working on Diesel-Electric Vessels Equipped with Azimuth Thrusters
1 National University “Odessa Maritime Academy”, Odessa, Ukraine
ABSTRACT: This study addresses the problem of training the officers, which are assigned to an electrical-driven vessels equipped with azimuth thrusters. A pair of omnidirectional thrusters in combination with power plant system containing several diesel generators imply a potential for a variety of different emergency scenarios, which also includes partial or full loss of control or blackout. These fault scenarios were classified in the article with predefined risk levels depending on the area, time limitation, mode of operation and fault itself. Mutual responsibilities and action algorithms for bridge and engine teams in a step-by-step manner have been developed for each scenario. Personnel behavioral differences in both expected and unexpected emergencies have also been studied.
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Citation note:
Pipchenko O.D., Tsymbal M., Shevchenko V.: Recommendations for Training of Crews Working on Diesel-Electric Vessels Equipped with Azimuth Thrusters. TransNav, the International Journal on Marine Navigation and Safety of Sea Transportation, Vol. 12, No. 3, doi:10.12716/1001.12.03.17, pp. 567-571, 2018

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