THE FEASIBILITY OF COASTAL HIGH-SPEED FREIGHT FERRY SERVICES BETWEEN SCOTLAND AND ENGLAND

The purpose of this paper is to assess the feasibility of high- speed freight ferry services on coastal routes between Scotland and England. Developments and trends in high-speed ferry technology are considered, and constraints with regard to trunk haulage reviewed. The paper includes analysis of an existing coastal freight ferry service in Italy, an assessment of the UK trunk road market. Interviews were held with potential service operators, and users.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Marine Technology & Transportation: ODRA 95, 1st Intl Conf on Marine Technology; 20-22 Sept 1995; Szczecin, Poland & MARTRANS 95, 1st Intl Conf on Marine Transport in the 21st Century; 30 Aug-1 Sept 1995; Plymouth, UK. Procs. Publ by Computational Mechanics Publications, UK, ISBN 1 853123307. Marine Transport, p 661 [9 p, 8 ref, 3 tab, 1 fig]
  • Authors:
    • Baird, A J
  • Publication Date: 1995

Language

  • English

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00718960
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: British Maritime Technology
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 27 1996 12:00AM