Impact of draught on transport capacity of a pushboat-barge convoy

AuthorsWytze de Boer, Anke Cotteleer
Conference/JournalMARIN Report 128
DateJan 21, 2020
Reading time6 minutes

Voyage analysis as a tool for analysing operational costs of a pushboat-barge convoy in different loading conditions sailing upstream on the River Rhine. For this MARIN extended the voyage simulation tool ‘Gulliver’ for seagoing ships to inland waterway conditions. This tool was validated in close cooperation with pushboat and barge operator Veerhaven and was subsequently applied for an operational analysis.

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inland shipping