Accession Number:

ADA073585

Title:

Economic Analysis of an Arctic Icebreaking Tanker Transportation System: Nuclear versus Fossil.

Descriptive Note:

Master's thesis,

Corporate Author:

PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIV UNIVERSITY PARK DEPT OF NUCLEAR ENGINEERING

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1977-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

108.0

Abstract:

The author compares the movement of crude oil from the North Shore using conventional fossil fueled tankers vs. nuclear powered icebreakers including transshipment at an ice-free port on the east coast. The study points out the economic competitiveness of the nuclear icebreaking tanker transportation system. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Economics and Cost Analysis
  • Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE