A Study on Navigational Support Services for Improving Navigational Safety of Non-SOLAS Ships

비협약선박의 항해안전 향상을 위한 항해지원서비스에 관한 연구

An, Kwang;Kim, Inchul;Kim, Chol-Seong

  • Received : 2016.03.28
  • Accepted : 2016.06.27
  • Published : 2016.06.30


This study identified necessary navigational support services to prevent accidents through an examination and a survey on the navigation and communication systems of non-SOLAS ships. The functional and operational requirements for the identified navigational support services were discussed accordingly. Among the navigational support services proposed are an Electronic Navigational Chart (ENC) service, a route planning service, an operation monitoring service, and collision prevention support services for ships in coastal areas. To facilitate the identified navigational support services, ship navigation system, shore supporting centre and maritime communication network were discussed as a digital infrastructure. The operational methode for the digital infrastructure were discussed in the service scenarios for ships carrying dangerous cargo, large ships over 200 meters in length and high speed passenger ships over 15 knots in speed. This study will facilitate the development of policies for the improvement of ship operation management in Korean coastal waters and will contribute to improving the navigational safety of non-SOLAS ships.


Marine accident;Non-SOLAS ships;Ship collision accident;Electronic Navigational Chart;Navigational support service


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