Center for Maritime and Port Studies




















Updated 7/17/2018

Ship Wakes, Tampa Bay

 Automatic Identification System (AIS) is mined for vessel movement data

 Ship wake heights are estimated using empirical relation for displacement

Safe Navigation

 Vessel maneuvers in shipping channels restricted by wind and tide

 Determined by PORTS data and marine forecast models

 New methods to distribute and utilize
these are being developed

Extreme Weather

2016 Hurricane Matthew:
Vessel response around Florida (.mp4,6 Mb)