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Sea-river shipping

AuthorsHenk van den Boom & Arie Aalbers (Delft University of Technology)
Conference/JournalMARIN Report 65
Date1 dec. 1998
Reading time6 minutes

A new concept for a 330 TEU (Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units) hatchless container vessel capable of travelling on both open seas and rivers has been developed. It is intended to be a viable alternative - both ecologically and economically - for road, rail and air traffic congestion in Northwest Europe.


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