Determination of Performance Limitations for Ship's Navigating To and From Voisey's Bay; Summary Report

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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleTest Report
Subjecticebreaker; bulk carrier; resistance; propulsion; maneuvering
AbstractThis report presents an overview of the results of model experiments carried out to support CCG's evaluations of shipping related to the proposed Voisey's Bay nickel mine. The tests included resistance, propulsion and manoeuvring experiments in level ice, rubble and pack ice. Two models were tested, an R-Class icebreaker and a bulk carrier. The conclusions were that the observed performance of the icebreaker was predicted by the model experiments and that the techniques used could be applied to other ship types. Predictions of bulk carrier performance were made for different ice conditions and installed horsepower.
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PublisherNational Research Council Canada. Institute for Marine Dynamics
PlaceSt. John's, NL
AffiliationNRC Institute for Ocean Technology; National Research Council Canada
Peer reviewedNo
NRC number5947
NPARC number8895486
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Record identifier17eb686b-4a5c-403b-b506-29556dc11e7b
Record created2009-04-22
Record modified2016-10-03
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