KEEPING FAST FERRIES IN SERVICE

Because of passenger attitudes, environmental influences, competitive pressures and financial loads, the importance of vessel availability and, therefore, the significance of the most important sub- system in a vessel: the propulsion plant, has jumped to a position of much greater consequence. This paper discusses reliability, long- term durability and wear behaviour of propulsion plants in order to be able to estimate the service life of engine components as well as the engine as a whole and, at the same time, to preclude limitations of trip scheduling or service profile, by working out suitable maintenance and support concepts.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Cruise+Ferry 95; 16-18 May 1995; London UK. Pprs. Publ by BML Business Meetings, UK, ISBN 0 904930 661 8. Vol 2, session 15 [39 p, 7 ref, 24 fig]
  • Authors:
    • Rechtstiener, G A
  • Publication Date: 1995

Language

  • English

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00727679
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: British Maritime Technology
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 4 1996 12:00AM