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Human factors in the operational performance of ferries

AuthorsDallinga R.P, Pinkster D-J. and Bos J.E.
Conference/JournalProceedings RINA Symposium "Human Factors in ship design and operation II", London
DateJan 1, 2002

The present paper focuses on the impact of human factors on ferry operations. Making use of new insights in the nature of motion sickness and a new technique for the assessment of the operational performance, the impact of passenger discomfort and risk avoiding measures of the master on the performance and reliability on ferry operations is quantified.


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