The Risk of Collision Assessment with Grapphic Forms of Target Data Presentation Use

Wiesław Juszkiewicz 1

1Maritime University of Szczecin, Poland

DOI: DOI: 10.1515/aon-2018-0002


Guarantee of the ship safety is the primary task posed for modern navigation systems. This concerns monitoring the proper ship position as well as providing accurate information about the collision threat. The proper interpretation of this information belongs to the navigator. He must take into account many variables affecting the assessment of the situation and then make the right decision regarding anti-collision manoeuvres. This assessment could be made easier for him with use some form of graphic target data presentation methods other than currently required and described in IMO performance standards. Other possible graphic presentation methods of collision information are described in the article along with the concept of their usage.


ARPA, safety of navigation, tracking, target data presentation, IMO performance standards.


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