WIT Press

Intelligent Marine Transportation System: SMARTT

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/UT950091

Volume

18

Pages

8

Published

1995

Size

896 kb

Author(s)

C. Berkowitz, C. Bragdon, M. Reardon & S. Yahalom

Abstract

This paper addresses the need to develop a High-Speed Marine Vehicle (HSMV) which is designed for commercial urban applications as an alternative to land-based vehicle travel and to provide an economic stimulant for the U.S. maritime industry, merging intermodal issues with technology. This paper addresses the marine transit problem which is to increase the market for and construction of high-speed marine vehicles for commercial use in the U.S. and to develop, design and prepare specifications for a prototype vehicle through an international collaborative effort to serve the high-speed transportation markets, and additional markets in the world. This paper proposes bringing together a unique consortium which would

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