Evaluation of performance limitations for ships navigating to and from Voisey's Bay, Part 2; Effect of draft on bulk carrier resistance and propulsion

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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleTechnical Report
Subjecticebreaker, bulk carrier, resistance, propulsion
AbstractThis report presents 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 and propulsion experiments in level ice, rubble and pack ice on a model of a bulk carrier. The results are used to predict the performance of the ship over a range of ice conditions, likely to be encountered on the coast of Labrador.
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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 number5942
NPARC number8896006
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Record created2009-04-22
Record modified2016-10-03
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