APPLICATION OF NUCLEAR POWER TO A TUG AND BARGE SYSTEM

Comparison is made of unsubsidized U.S. nuclear and conventional tug and barge systems to determine the feasibility of using nuclear powered tugs towing barges in ocean service. It concludes that nuclear powered tug and barge systems are economically inferior to corresponding diesel powered systems. Appendices include cost calculations, economic relations and charts and figures illustrating the comparison.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • This document is available for review at the Department of Commerce Library, Main Commerce Building, Washington, D.C., under reference number N-6022-7.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Sharp (George G) Incorporated

    100 Church Street
    New York, NY  USA  10007
  • Publication Date: 1965-1

Media Info

  • Features: Appendices; Figures; Tables;
  • Pagination: 121 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00026879
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Maritime Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: N-6022-7
  • Contract Numbers: MA-3064
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Feb 14 1973 12:00AM