ECONOMIC ASPECTS OF SHIP ROUTING
The Meteorological Office's system for weather routeing ships throughout the world, based on wind speed and wave height readings. Actual examples are quoted to show how vessels, special tows and offshore rigs have been routed to prevent storm damage and save fuel.
- Paper presented at International Marine Exhibition (IME), London, April 27-30, 1976.
Institute of Marine EngineersMemorial Building, 76 Mark Lane
London EC3R 7JN, England
- Blackham, A
- Publication Date: 1976-4
- TRT Terms: Fuel consumption; Measurement; Towing devices; Wave height; Wave measurement; Weather routing
- Old TRIS Terms: Deep sea towing
- Subject Areas: Energy; Marine Transportation; Operations and Traffic Management;
- Accession Number: 00131111
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: Institute of Marine Engineers
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Apr 21 1976 12:00AM