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A Study for Improving Naval Vessels's Position Calculation and Reporting Requirements for Safe Sailing in Narrow Channels
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A Study for Improving Naval Vessels's Position Calculation and Reporting Requirements for Safe Sailing in Narrow Channels
Ko, Jae-Woo; Lim, Bong-Taek;
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This research examines the use of Cross Bearing in the Republic of Korea Navy. Specifically, this study focuses on the degrees of errors caused by the order of measuring targets and suggests a new method to determine Advice Course. It then reviews the appropriateness of the contents of Location Report that is regularly to the duty officer during a voyage in a narrow channel. Whenever a naval vessel passes through a narrow channel, many number of sailors are assigned to diverse positions in order to enhance navigational safety. Even though it is possible to easily recognize the location of a ship with helps of various kinds of navigational equipments using state-of-the-art technology, there are still several situations where sailors' efforts are indispensible for calculating the position of their ship : when the ship is damaged during an engagement with enemies and when the enemies interfere (GPS) signals. In addition, the particularity of naval vessels in which many number of crew members can be assigned to various positions supports for the suitability of the use of Cross Bearing in the Navy. This study will contribute to navigational safety of the ROK Navy and fostering junior naval officers' seamanship.
Narrow Channel;Cross Bearing;Advice Course;Naval Vessels;
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