Skip to main content

The Future of Marine Propulsion: “Reading the Propulsion Crystal Ball”

Buy Article:

$20.00 plus tax (Refund Policy)


The marine industry is headed into a period of uncertainty as both environmental restrictions and rising fuel prices simultaneously converge unlike any time in its past. Yet at the same time, innovations in propulsion solutions have allowed the industry to keep pace with demands thus far, as the demand signal continues for both efficient propulsion designs as well as lower overall emissions. The growing calls for environmental compliance, and its origins will be examined, as well as solutions that will reduce propulsion emissions. New regulations and fuels with lower sulfur content will require reconfiguration of the propulsion plants. This paper primarily discusses both the background of the challenges that the industry will be facing as well as available solutions. Both the marine industry as well as the military will be reviewed.
No Reference information available - sign in for access.
No Citation information available - sign in for access.
No Supplementary Data.
No Article Media
No Metrics

Keywords: emmisions reduction; environmental compliance; proplusion

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: 2013-09-01

More about this publication?
  • The Marine Technology Society Journal is the flagship publication of the Marine Technology Society. It publishes the highest caliber, peer-reviewed papers on subjects of interest to the society: marine technology, ocean science, marine policy and education. The Journal is dedicated to publishing timely special issues on emerging ocean community concerns while also showcasing general interest and student-authored works.
  • Editorial Board
  • Submit a Paper
  • Subscribe to this Title
  • Membership Information
  • Information for Advertisers
  • Ingenta Connect is not responsible for the content or availability of external websites
  • Access Key
  • Free content
  • Partial Free content
  • New content
  • Open access content
  • Partial Open access content
  • Subscribed content
  • Partial Subscribed content
  • Free trial content
Cookie Policy
Cookie Policy
Ingenta Connect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more