I found this Army study on floating breakwaters. There seems to be some good information in there.
Floating Breakwater Prototype Test Program: Summary of Data Analysis Efforts
Let me know if you guys have any […]
Hey folks. I’m wondering if anyone has any good references for ocean wave mechanics and floating breakwater designs. I proposed a deepwater harbor for refueling merchant traffic over in the Business Model section, […]
There are good and bad aspects of a ramform. One thing that I don’t like about it is, it’s not very expansible. Also, I believe that it has to be steered to face into the waves. I think that an ideal port would be […]
To address a few of your points:
1. Why aren’t new ports being built on small islands along shipping lanes?
This is probably the most difficult to answer. Partly, this is due to the fact that many governments like […]
The real niche here would be refueling merchant ships. It would allow ships to carry more cargo per trip, and smaller ships to travel in long-distance shipping lanes. I think that this represents a significant […]
Business model: Freeport
Commercial shipping is a worldwide, $380 billion dollar industry involving the transport of bulk cargo, finished goods, petroleum, and many other products between […]
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