TITLE

Key test is missing as catamarans take to sea

AUTHOR(S)
Hamer, Mick
PUB. DATE
July 1991
SOURCE
New Scientist;7/6/91, Vol. 131 Issue 1776, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on naval architects' concern about the failure to carry out a vital safety test on designs of high-speed catamarans following an accident in Hong Kong which killed four people. High-speed catamaran service between Dover and Boulogne in Australia; Parallel between the development of roll-on roll-off ferries and the development of high-speed catamarans; Passenger capacity of catamarans; Details of the accident involving a high-speed catamaran in Hong Kong.
ACCESSION #
10491159

 

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