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Southern California Bunkering Operations Get On Board with Volatile Organic Compound Abatement
May 19, 2003

Volatile organic compound (VOC) abatement regulations in Southern California have driven the development of a vapor processing plant that is suitable for the bunkering barges it serves.

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Joint Seakeeping Response Processes for Determining Structural loads
September 25, 2002

The following paper examines and elucidates the relationship between a variety of methods appropriate to the statistical characterization of joint responses, including phase co-factors, cross co-spectral moments and joint normal techniques.

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Fast Vehicle Ferries for the Alaska Marine Highway System
July 31, 2001

This paper discusses why speed is important to economical improvements in Alaska transportation, outlines some of the critical features of the fast vehicle ferry design, and provides insight into the decision-making process to date.

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Contract Designs for Ballast Water Treatment Systems on Containership R.J. Pfeiffer and Tanker Polar Endeavor
June 1, 2001

The Great Lakes Ballast Technology Demonstration Project is a joint U.S. and Canadian cooperative project that recently funded three six-month, full-scale design studies of promising ballast water treatment systems.

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R/V Western Flyer Hull Strength Upgrade
September 13, 1999

This paper outlines the steps that were taken to assess the causes of the cracks and the process used to determine the necessary modifications.

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