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VICKERS NUCLEAR POWERED CONTAINER SHIP

Recent developments in increasing use of containers for transporting dry cargo has brought about new type of ship; principle of containerization and some of advantages in application of nuclear power to container ship; proposal is described together with nuclear reactor and propulsion plant; it can be shown that for container ship, nuclear power begins to become competitive at about 40,000 shp, which by todays standard is high; extensive experience of pressurized water reactors both on land and sea has shown this reactor type to be highly reliable.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Institution of Nuclear Engineers

    147 Victoria Station
    London SW1,   England 
  • Authors:
    • Gaunt, IAB
    • Wilkinson, G R
  • Publication Date: 1969-1

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 21-28
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00002259
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 30 1973 12:00AM