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.
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.
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.