ALTERNATE ENERGY SOURCES FOR MARINE POWER PLANTS

This report discusses the size of ship power plants and other factors governing the suitability of different types of fuel for marine use. It then considers various alternatives to traditional fuels derived from crude petroleum. Types of fuel considered are other liquid hydrocarbon fuels, both natural and synthetic, hydrocarbon fuels in solid, liquid/solid, and gaseous forms, non-hydrocarbon fuels and solar and wind energy.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Prepared in cooperation with Webb Institute of Naval Architecture, Glen Cove, N.Y., Center for Maritime Studies.
  • Corporate Authors:

    National Maritime Research Center, Kings Point

    Kings Point, NY  USA  11024
  • Authors:
    • Femenia, J
  • Publication Date: 1975-9

Media Info

  • Pagination: 22 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00129890
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: NMRC-KP-144
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 10 1976 12:00AM