ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF AN ARCTIC ICEBREAKING TANKER TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM: NUCLEAR VERSUS FOSSIL

The author compares the movement of crude oil from the North Shore using conventional fossil fueled tankers vs. nuclear powered icebreakers including transshipment at an ice-free port on the east coast. The study points out the economic competitiveness of the nuclear icebreaking tanker transportation system. (Author)

  • Corporate Authors:

    Pennsylvania State University, University Park

    Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering
    Leonhard Building
    University Park, PA  USA  16802
  • Authors:
    • Porter, T J
  • Publication Date: 1977-11

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  • Pagination: 108 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00308459
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Thesis
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 27 1980 12:00AM