AIR CUSHION VEHICLE STUDY FOR CABOT STRAIT

A feasibility study was conducted of the technical and economic potential for implementing and air cushion vehicle (A.C.V.) ferry service between Port-aux-Basques, NFLD. and North Sydney, N.S. The purpose was to provide research for the surface administration (M.O.T.). The final report described operation characteristics of an A.C.V. operation vs. a comparable operation of a new ferry over a 15 year time span.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Research sponsored by Canadian Ministry of Transport.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Transportation Development Agency, Canada

    2085 Union, 9th Floor
    Montreal, PQ  Canada 
  • Authors:
    • Johnson, H
    • Bergen-Hengouwen, S
  • Publication Date: 0

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00057977
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transportation Association of Canada
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 22 1974 12:00AM