Decision support for ship flooding crisis management

A. Jasionowski

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Abstract

Decision support systems for onboard use are many and varied. Primary role of such systems is to alleviate burden of processing of ship and environment data and ultimately to help crew in making informed decisions. Effectiveness of such processing could not be more important than during crises situations. This article presents with a prototype of an ergonomic decision support function for provision of advisory to the crew for enhancing their instantaneous preparedness for response to a distressed flooding situation. It is argued that inculcation of crew preparedness is the most effective tool for avoiding and managing flooding crises, should they occur.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1568-1581
Number of pages14
JournalOcean Engineering
Volume38
Issue number14-15
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2011

Keywords

  • emergency response
  • flooding
  • decision support
  • vulnerability
  • crisis management
  • stability
  • ship flooding

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