Marine and Offshore Telematics Systems
Throughout the field of transportation and vessel systems control is gaining importance. This paper focuses on the current key problems engineers in this field are facing and highlights some major recent accomplishments. In the fields like marine or offshore systems, the focus of research is on the swarming behaviour of multiple vessels. New sensors and networking will also enable more efficient traffic flow control which will allow for a better use of the resource network capacity. A forecast on future trends in marine and offshore telematics systems including e-Navigation concept is given at the end of the paper.
Keywordsoffshore technology telematics IT marine control systems transport systems e-navigation
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