This paper covers (i) freight transport at sea, (ii) principal cargoes and trade routes in 1976 (crude oil, oil products, iron ore, grain, coal, forest products, deep-sea general cargoes), (iii) fleets of shipping, and (iv) liner and bulk shipping (vessels for general cargo, break-bulk multi-deckers, cellular container ships, ro-ro ships, barge carriers, hybrid ships). World Merchant Fleet statistics for mid-1977 are tabulated and a conceptual gravity model for general cargo ships is appended. Order from BSRA as No. 51,515.

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    • From the First Graduate School for West European Graduate Education in Marine Technology on Advanced Ship Design Techiques held at the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne 5-21 September 1978, Economic Design: Module 1.
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    Newcastle upon Tyne University, England

    Claremont Tower, NE1 7RU
    Newcastle upon Tyne,   England 
  • Authors:
    • Buxton, I L
  • Publication Date: 1978

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  • Accession Number: 00302304
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: British Ship Research Association
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Conf Paper
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 29 1979 12:00AM