MARINE DIESEL APPLICATION IMPEDIMENTS--AN ASSESSMENT OF SHIPOWNER OPINION

This report, based on interviews with representatives of some twenty shipowners and operators, identifies and analyze problem areas in the wider application of diesel propulsion for U.S. flag oceangoing cargo vessels. Factors discussed with the shipowners relate to shipyards, engine builders, cost assessment, fuel quality, power requirements, maintenance practices, reliability, automation, noise and vibration, auxiliary machinery and personnel. The report is intended as the first phase of a larger study.

  • Corporate Authors:

    National Maritime Research Center, Kings Point

    United States Merchant Marine Academy
    Kings Point, NY  USA  11024

    Maritime Administration

    Office of Commercial Development, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  USA  20590
  • Authors:
    • Rowen, A L
  • Publication Date: 1980-4

Media Info

  • Pagination: 40 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00322754
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: NMRC-205 Tech Rpt.
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Nov 29 1980 12:00AM