ANALYSIS OF COMPETITIVE PRACTICES IN THE MARITIME INDUSTRY

The report presents the results of a study into the competitive practices in the U.S. liner segment of the maritime industry. It begins with an introductory economic analysis of the industry and proceeds to a discussion of the methodology which resulted in the identification of fifty-nine separate issues that appear to have an adverse impact on the industry's efficiency and productivity. Research topics addressing each of the fifty-nine issues are then mentioned. An analysis of the topics follow in order to determine which appear to be most appropriate and fruitful for sponsorship as research projects by the Maritime Administration.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Research Report.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Webb Institute of Naval Architecture

    Center for Maritime Studies
    Glen Cove, NY  United States  11542

    National Maritime Research Center, Kings Point

    United States Merchant Marine Academy
    Kings Point, NY  United States  11024
  • Authors:
    • MARSHALL, R B
    • Sletmo, G K
  • Publication Date: 1978-3

Media Info

  • Pagination: 106 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00305286
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: NMRC-KP-187
  • Contract Numbers: MA-2-4292
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 11 1980 12:00AM