MARINE TRANSPORT TRENDS AND PROPULSION PLANT REQUIREMENTS

The growth of seaborne trade up to about 1985 is briefly considered, and present and future economic speeds are discussed. Design factors for the future will stress reliability, the ability to burn poor fuels, and hull/propeller interaction. Various types of ships such as gas carriers, bulk carriers, refrigerated cargo vessels, and RO/RO ships are discussed.

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  • Authors:
    • Smit, J A
  • Publication Date: 1978-2

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  • Accession Number: 00179577
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Ship Research Institute of Norway
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 27 1978 12:00AM