A NOTE ON THE BASIC DESIGN OF LONG DISTANCE, LARGE, CAR FERRY BOATS

The long distance car ferry service is drawing considerable public attention as a new means of intermodal transport to meet growing demands for diversified cargo transport in Japan. The long distance car ferry service is not a mere sea bridge connecting two points separated by a narrow sea. It has a feature in that it has been developed as a new means of intermodal transport to supplement the insufficient land transportation and also picking up the advantages of both the ship and the car, hauling large quantities of cargoes at a time and delivering them from door to door. Under such circumstances, special consideration is given to the basic design for this new traffic means. This article presents some notes and attentions on the basic design of long-Distance Large Car Ferry Boat such as selection of ships characteristics from view point of transportation economy under special economic circumstances in Japan, performance and appendage design together with ships motion among confused sea, valuation of subdivision from view point of survivability, strength of car deck, ferry terminal and cargo handling devices.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Sumitomo Shipbuilding and Machinery Company, Ltd

    2-2-1 Ohtemachi, Chiyodaku, New Ohtemachi Building
    Tokyo,   Japan 
  • Authors:
    • Takarada, N
  • Publication Date: 1972-8

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  • Accession Number: 00084482
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Japan Shipbuilding Industry Foundation Library
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 7 1978 12:00AM