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Fast Norwegian coastal modal shift freight trimaran

Greig, AR; Grafton, T; Bucknall, RWG; Gunner, T; (2006) Fast Norwegian coastal modal shift freight trimaran. In: (Proceedings) SNAME Conference on Short Sea Shipping.

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Abstract

A high-speed, trimaran intermodal freight vessel in a European context is presented. Current European thinking on intermodal transport and emissions reduction is briefly presented. This is followed by the concept design of a large (5,500 te deadweight) fast (40 kt) freight vessel for use along the Norwegian coast. The trimaran hullform has been chosen because of its good high-speed performance and large upper deck area.

Type:Proceedings paper
Title:Fast Norwegian coastal modal shift freight trimaran
Event:SNAME Conference on Short Sea Shipping
Dates:2006
Keywords:Trimaran, Short Sea Shipping, Coastal shipping
UCL classification:UCL > School of BEAMS > Faculty of Engineering Science > Mechanical Engineering

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