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is that maintenance under water is a bitch. It's not bankable as of today.

In the long run, we're all dead. John Maynard Keynes
by Jerome a Paris (etg@eurotrib.com) on Wed May 28th, 2008 at 06:28:52 PM EST
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And sea water is corrosive, not to speak of all those barnacles.

When the capital development of a country becomes a by-product of the activities of a casino, the job is likely to be ill-done. — John M. Keynes
by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Wed May 28th, 2008 at 06:35:02 PM EST
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plastic turbines!

you are the media you consume.

by MillMan (millguy at gmail) on Wed May 28th, 2008 at 07:36:35 PM EST
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Or Amory's forged carbon composites shown in the reference provided by Crazy Horse yesterday in the EV diary.

"It is not necessary to have hope in order to persevere."
by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Wed May 28th, 2008 at 09:27:11 PM EST
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maintenance under water is a bitch.

As is off-shore oil platform maintenance.  Companies supplying divers for the oil industry could supply divers for these facilities.  Hopefully, the East River Project will provide information on that issue.  It may prove possible to remove-repair-reinstall.  For some aspects tidal estuaries seem worst case, but at least, in this case, they are close to shore.

"It is not necessary to have hope in order to persevere."

by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Wed May 28th, 2008 at 09:24:53 PM EST
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