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Fast Vehicle Ferries for the Alaska Marine Highway System

Posted By: Maggie Moon | Papers

For more than 40 years, the Alaska Marine Highway System has maintained and operated a vehicle ferry service that provides critical transportation needs throughout coastal regions of Alaska.  They are now implementing plans to markedly improve ferry service in Southeast Alaska and Prince William Sound.  High speed Ro-Ro ferries,...

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

Posted By: Maggie Moon | Analysis

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. The intent of each study is to fully develop, for a specified “target” vessel, the contract design, and life cycle cost…

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