Model of Optimal Collision Avoidance Manoeuvre on the Basis of Electronic Data Collection

  • Jelenko Švetak
  • Livij Jakomin
Keywords: safety at sea, Collision Avoidance System, starting point of collision avoidance manoeuvre


The results of the data analyses show that accidents mostlyinclude damages to the ship's hull and collisions. Generally allaccidents of ships can be divided into two basic categories.First, accidents in which measures for damage control shouldbe taken immediately, and second, those which require a littlemore patient reaction. The very fact that collisions belong to thefirst category provided the incentive for writing the current paper.The proposed model of optimal collision avoidance manoeuvreof ships on the basis of electronic data collection wasmade by means of the navigation simulator NTPRO- 1000,Transas manufacturer, Russian Federation.


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Švetak J, Jakomin L. Model of Optimal Collision Avoidance Manoeuvre on the Basis of Electronic Data Collection. Promet [Internet]. 1 [cited 2024May25];17(6):295-02. Available from:
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