The design of VTS Finland Safety Intent Specification

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dc.contributor Aalto-yliopisto fi
dc.contributor Aalto University en
dc.contributor.author Valdez Banda, Osiris A.
dc.contributor.author Goerlandt, Floris
dc.date.accessioned 2017-11-21T10:03:03Z
dc.date.available 2017-11-21T10:03:03Z
dc.date.issued 2017
dc.identifier.isbn 978-952-60-7530-3 (electronic)
dc.identifier.issn 1799-490X (electronic)
dc.identifier.issn 1799-4896 (ISSN-L)
dc.identifier.uri https://aaltodoc.aalto.fi/handle/123456789/28746
dc.description.abstract This report presents an integrated systems and safety engineering process describing the safety function of the Vessel Traffic Services in Finland. The process is based on the analysis of the safety intent specification of the VTS system, this analysis is guided by a structured methodology linked to the Systems-Theoretic Accident Modelling and Processes (STAMP). The process aims at systematically representing the controls utilized in VTS Finland to ensure the safety of the navigation in Finnish sea areas and representing the support provided to other maritime partners involved in the execution of navigational operations.  This analysis covers all aid services provided by VTS, and it makes particular distinctions between services provided during spring-summer-autumn and winter seasons. The process proposed in this study provides a description of the outcome of the executed analysis to key elements interacting in the VTS safety system. Thus, this covers the program management ruling the system, the system purpose and functional principles, the system architecture, the systems design and physical representation, and the actual development of the system operations.  Moreover, this process identifies and analyses the link between the functioning of the Finnish VTS safety system and the demanded regulations (guidelines) by the International Association of Lighthouse Authorities (IALA), having a special focus in the provision of training and formation to VTS personnel who are mainly responsible for ensuring the system functioning.  The constructed process culminates with the provision of a performance-monitoring tool that implements a set of determined Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) which are created to support the planning, monitoring and evaluating of the key elements interacting in the VTS safety system. These KPIs are integrated into the structure of a Bayesian network model that is utilized as a decision-support tool in the actual safety management of the VTS system. en
dc.format.extent 91
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Aalto University en
dc.publisher Aalto-yliopisto fi
dc.relation.ispartofseries Aalto University publication series SCIENCE + TECHNOLOGY en
dc.relation.ispartofseries 8/2017
dc.subject.other Marine engineering en
dc.subject.other Safety technology en
dc.title The design of VTS Finland Safety Intent Specification en
dc.type D4 Julkaistu kehittämis- tai tutkimusraportti tai -selvitys fi
dc.contributor.school Insinööritieteiden korkeakoulu fi
dc.contributor.school School of Engineering en
dc.contributor.department Konetekniikan laitos fi
dc.contributor.department Department of Mechanical Engineering en
dc.subject.keyword STAMP en
dc.subject.keyword safety intent specification en
dc.subject.keyword VTS en
dc.subject.keyword Safety management systems en
dc.subject.keyword KPIs en
dc.identifier.urn URN:ISBN:978-952-60-7530-3
dc.type.dcmitype text en
dc.contributor.lab Marine and Arctic Tecnology (Research group on maritime risk and safety) en


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