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Determination of refuge places for oil tankers in emergencies in the Chinese Bohai Sea

Wang, Yebao; Zhang, Chunchang; Feng, Long; Tang, Cheng; Yu, Xiang; Zheng, Xiangyang; Liu, Xin; Costanza, Robert


This study considered three major emergency scenarios for oil tankers: explosion and fire on board, oil leaking from the ship into the sea, and sinking of the ship. A total of 25 main harbors and 51 main anchorages along the Bohai Sea were considered as potential places of refuge (PoR) to which oil tankers could be towed in an emergency. Three categories of indicators including 18 criteria were constructed given a total of 76 potential PoR. For visualization and further evaluation, a GIS-based...[Show more]

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Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
Source: Marine Policy
DOI: 10.1016/j.marpol.2018.01.002


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