HISTORICAL APPROACH TO MARINE COLLISION AVOIDANCE

A. E. Fiore, R. E. Anderson and L. J. Kapanka

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Abstract: This paper traces the history of the effort made by those interested in the shipping industry to reduce the loss of life and property caused by marine collisions. It cites the efforts of governments in establishing laws regulating the Rules of the Road, practices of seamen at sean and in port, and the efforts made by industry and regularoty bodies to make radar an efficient tool for collision avoidance. It describes the latest developments to make use of the digital computer in conjunction with radar and describes the future use of satellites for traffic control and marine communications.
Published in: NAVIGATION, Journal of the Institute of Navigation, Volume 18, Number 1
Pages: 116 - 133
Cite this article: Fiore, A. E., Anderson, R. E., Kapanka, L. J., "HISTORICAL APPROACH TO MARINE COLLISION AVOIDANCE", NAVIGATION, Journal of The Institute of Navigation, Vol. 18, No. 1, Spring 1971, pp. 116-133.
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