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Ferry Wake Study: Final Report

Description: This report describes the findings of an extensive literature search on the impact of alternative ship designs on the wake and wash generated by high speed passenger ferries. Also included in the report are bibliographic citings of reports and articles describing the environmental impacts of various size and shape waves.

  • Date Published: November, 1993
  • Publication Number: WA-RD 331.1
  • Last Modified: October 25, 2007
  • Author: Olivia Jonason.
  • Originator: Washington State Transportation Center (TRAC)
  • # of Pages: 71 p., 1,922 KB (PDF)
  • Subject: Bibliographies, Coasts, Design, Erosion, Environmental aspects, Ferries, High speed craft, Hydrodynamics, Literature reviews, Scour, Ships, Speed, Wakes, Water waves.
  • Keywords: Vessel wakes, vessel wash, wake impacts.
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This abstract was last modified April 29, 2008