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In order to first Baltic LNG terminal in Świnoujście construction, issues concerning maritime critical infrastructure protection as a part of Maritime Security appeared. With the increasing natural gas demand LNG terminal in Świnoujście could be a possible terrorist attack target as well as the LNG carriers crossing the choke point of Baltic Straits and sailing through the littoral waters of Polish and other Baltic counties coastline. Experts do not fully agree on possible effects and results of successful terrorist assault on LNG carrier at sea nor at harbor.

Unmanned platforms begin to play prominent role in military, oceanography or academic applications. With the announcement of reducing the hazard for deck operators especially in high-risk regions, it is predicted that unmanned platforms will play crucial role in Maritime Security systems in the nearest future. This paper discusses the design of the USV dedicated to LNG terminal protection tasks introduces potential equipment options and missions scenarios of first Polish unmanned platform ‘Edredon’.


In the last years considerable emphasis has been placed on safety at sea. There is the maritime security and surveillance system whose main aim is to execute tasks in the interests of maritime safety and to react in case of emergency. They are monitored by networks of radar stations. On such areas we obtain a lot of navigation data which could be used to improve ship’s parameters (position), using know in geodesy modern M-estimation methods. Simultaneous acquisition of navigational information from many independent radar stations will render it possible to obtain a more accurate ship position in marine traffic surveillance systems in relation to the calculated position. A position expected in an adjustment calculus is received from a watch officer. It is burdened with a fallacy of navigation systems and the quality of marking ship’s route on a map. In the case of navigational-parameter measurements used for depicting ship position, one can obtain incorrect results due to a disturbance in the measurement process. In extreme cases, such erroneous data could significantly differ from the anticipated results. Deviating observations could significantly influence the values of measurement results. In order to eliminate the determination of erroneous measurements, one could use resistant estimation methods with suitably selected attenuation functions. The accuracy of a determined position will not be better than the capabilities of the device used. Adjustment gives the possibility of eliminating or minimizing human errors as well as the errors in the indications of navigational devices. This paper presents the latest robust estimation methods using Danish attenuation function for adjustment of navigational observation, using radar observation.

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and generic set of such responsibility can be represented by the master’s role. The architecture elaboration process defines the functions to be carried out on board ship under a master’s formal responsibilities and pilot’s responsibilities. Fig. 2. Flow of User Needs excerpted from E-Navigation Architecture Specification Process [own study] Functions carried out on board ship: — Support and Control of Navigation; — Safe Navigation; — Management of Information; — Support Incident and Emergency Management; — Support Maritime Security. Functions

morskiego , ed. T. Szubrycht, C.H. Beck, Warszawa 2016 [ The lexicon of maritime security — available in Polish]. [8] Sprawozdanie oceniające wdrożenie i skutki środków podjętych zgodnie z dyrektywą 2002/59/WE ustanawiającą wspólnotowy system monitorowania i informacji o ruchu statków , European Commission, Brussels, 05.04.2018 [ Report assessing the implementation and impact of measures taken in accordance with Directive 2002/59/EC establishing a Community vessel traffic monitoring and information system — available in Polish]. [9] Stupak T., Wawruch R., Utilisation