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Competing Interests

Acunto Stefano, Cinelli Francesco and Ceraudo Simonetta are employees of Nuova Indago, Srl, and Fersini Giorgio is employee of the Autorità Portuale di Civitavecchia Fiumicino Gaeta.

Author Contributions

Stefano Acunto conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Luigi Piazzi conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Francesco L. Cinelli conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Anna Maria De Biasi analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Lorenzo Pacciardi performed the experiments, analyzed the data, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Simonetta Ceraudo performed the experiments, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Giorgio Fersini reviewed drafts of the paper, funded part of the experiments performed.

Funding

Part of the work was funded by the Port Authority of Civitavecchia. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.


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