Nuclear marine propulsion continues to attract advocates. Now, Netherlands based C-Job Naval Architects says that new research shows that nuclear energy could indeed be applied in commercial marine propulsion in the future.
molten salt reactor
Unveiled at the Seatrade Cruise Global event in Miami, the key feature of the 149 meter long Ulstein Thor concept vessel is a thorium molten salt reactor — or MSR. Ulstein says
Nuclear power could be in commercial maritime’s future, not its past. Even as MARAD continues the long-running decommissioning of the world’s first nuclear merchant ship, the NS Savannah, London-based Core Power (UK)