PLANNING TOMORROW'S VOYAGES

@inproceedings{Thomas1989PLANNINGTV,
  title={PLANNING TOMORROW'S VOYAGES},
  author={Brendan Nigel Thomas},
  year={1989}
}
Though the art of voyage planning is crucial to economic ship operation it remains surrounded by uncertainties. It is explained how a computer-based tool now under development is set to remove the uncertainties and turn the art into a science. The system known as "Marine Distributed Information Support," or "Mardis," will use satellite communications to provide the links to ships at sea. It would differ from other voyage planning tools in that it would seek to combine information from different… CONTINUE READING

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