SHIP VERSUS TUG-BARGE--A NAVAL ARCHITECT'S VIEW
An overview of tug-barge economics is compared with conventional vessels in the same type trade. The advantages and disadvantages of each mode are enumerated to assist architects that find themselves in the position of tug-barge analyst that must evaluate the trade-off between conventional vessels, rigid and non-rigid tug-barge systems.
- Presented at Tug-Barge Symposium of the Northern California Section of SNAME.
Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers601 Pavonia Avenue
Jersey City, NJ USA 07306-2907
- Kossa, M M
- Publication Date: 1973-1
- Pagination: 7 p.
- TRT Terms: Barge operations; Barges; Maneuverability; Tug ship interaction; Yaw; Yaw
- Old TRIS Terms: Barge economics; Barge maneuverability; Tug barge systems
- Subject Areas: Marine Transportation; Vehicles and Equipment;
- Accession Number: 00044534
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: May 23 1973 12:00AM