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After a review of the recent past and the present situation, future technological possibilities and prospects are suggested. Ships are considered both as transport vehicles and as means to exploit such ocean resources as fisheries and seabed minerals. Prospects for widespread use of unconventional propulsion systems are assessed. Trends in ship research and means for maximizing valuable results from such research are discussed.

  • Corporate Authors:

    North East Coast Inst of Engineers & Shipbuilders

    Bolbec Hall, Westgate Road
    Newcastle upon Tyne,   England 
  • Authors:
    • Silverleaf, A
  • Publication Date: 1970-2

Media Info

Subject/Index Terms

  • TRT Terms: Ships
  • Old TRIS Terms: Ship technology
  • Subject Areas: Administration and Management; Marine Transportation; Vehicles and Equipment;

Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00007071
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 25 1971 12:00AM