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Prof. Tomasz Neumann

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The Role of the ECDIS on the Development of Situational Awareness – a Study on Grounding Accidents
1 University of Zadar, Zadar, Croatia
2 Zadar County, Zadar, Croatia
ABSTRACT: Vessel grounding accidents can potentially cause catastrophic marine accidents with environmental pollution and loss of life and economy. New systems introduced to improve safety of navigation should not be cause them. Today, the ECDIS is the main cartographic system and must therefore be an appropriate aid to support seafarers in building situational awareness with the relevant information needed for safe navigation. This paper describes the development of situational awareness and its features after which the maritime grounding accidents, in the period from 2008 to 2019 are analysed. Due to importance of the ECDIS, only ECDIS related accidents were considered. The aim of this paper was to determine which error ceased the development of good situational awareness and to determine whether there is a certain pattern by which to predict future errors and thus act preventively on them. This study shows at which situation awareness level those errors occurred and which SA demon affected the seafarers to perform an error.
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Citation note:
Barić M., Grbić L., Peričin L., Jelic R.: The Role of the ECDIS on the Development of Situational Awareness – a Study on Grounding Accidents. TransNav, the International Journal on Marine Navigation and Safety of Sea Transportation, Vol. 17, No. 1, doi:10.12716/1001.17.01.24, pp. 219-225, 2023
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Ljiljana Peričin: Scholar icondROR7SkAAAAJ
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A. Gundić, D. Županović, L. Grbić, M. Barić

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