Dual-Use Short Sea Shipping Trimaran Trailership HSTT-180
Authors: vom Saal, Robert J.; Mizine, Igor; Deschamps, Laurent C.; Thorpe, Richard W.
Source: Marine Technology, Volume 42, Number 3, July 2005 , pp. 132-143(12)
Abstract:This paper describes the concept design of a high-speed trimaran roll-on/roll-off (RO/RO) designed for commercial cargo but readily convertible to military use. It is designed for a coastal express service, such as Port Canaveral, Florida, to Wilmington, Delaware, so the emphasis is on speed, simplicity, and reliability. All the RO/RO cargo is carried on the main deck, and there is room for a limited number of passengers to accompany their cargos.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: July 1, 2005
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