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Analysis and Measurement of NOx Emissions in Port Auxiliary Vessels
1 Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain
ABSTRACT: This paper is made NOx pollution emitted by port auxiliary vessels, specifically by harbour tugs, due to its unique operating characteristics of operation, require a large propulsion power changes discontinuously, also possess some peculiar technical characteristics, large tonnage and high propulsive power, that differentiate them from other auxiliary vessels of the port. Taking into account all the above features, there are no studies of the NOx emission engines caused by different working regimes of power because engine manufacturers have not measured these emissions across the range of operating power, but usually we only report the pollution produced by its engines to a maximum continuous power.
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Citation note:
de Melo Rodriguez G., Murcia J.C.: Analysis and Measurement of NOx Emissions in Port Auxiliary Vessels. TransNav, the International Journal on Marine Navigation and Safety of Sea Transportation, Vol. 7, No. 3, doi:10.12716/1001.07.03.15, pp. 421-429, 2013

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