On test: Halter Marine's new tug-barge design

AuthorsMerel Plante, Guilhem Gaillarde and Jaap van Heerd
Conference/JournalMARIN Report 72
DateDec 1, 2000
Reading time5 minutes

Halter Marine, Inc. has undertaken an extensive model testing program of a new generation articulated tug and barge (AT/B) unit at MARIN. A report by Merel Plante (Manoeuvring), Guilhem Gaillarde (Seakeeping) and Jaap van Heerd (Resistance and Propulsion).

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