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Weibin Zhang
Nanjing University of Science and Technology
EngineeringSea iceGeotechnical engineeringMarine engineeringPhenomenon
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#1Weibin Zhang (Nanjing University of Science and Technology)H-Index: 1
#2Ziyao Zou (Nanjing University of Science and Technology)
Last. Pentti Kujala (Aalto University)H-Index: 27
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Abstract Most vessels cannot safely sail in areas with sea ice. In the Northern Baltic Sea area, the presence of sea ice often requires icebreaking ships to open up ice-covered areas so merchant vessels can proceed to their destinations. In this environment there is an increasing number of ships. With growing transport volumes in sea ice environments, icebreaker operations such as convoys have become increasingly important to ensure navigation safety. This paper proposes a model of multi-ship fo...
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#1Weibin Zhang (Nanjing University of Science and Technology)H-Index: 1
#2Floris Goerlandt (Aalto University)H-Index: 22
Last. Yong Qi (Nanjing University of Science and Technology)H-Index: 1
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Abstract In northern sea areas such as the Baltic Sea and the Arctic, especially in winter conditions, the presence of sea ice frequently necessitates icebreaker assistance operations for vessels navigating in these areas. Icebreaker escort operations are important for ensuring the safety of navigation in these harsh environments. While these operations reduce the overall system risk, studies have shown that specific navigational risks are associated also with escort operations, necessitating ap...
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