CONTAINERS - THEIR HANDLING AND TRANSPORT. A SURVEY OF CURRENT PRACTICE

The survey covers all aspects of container operations. The papers are as follows: Basic operational design of sea container terminals (Marshall, JK); Some civil engineering aspects of container terminal design (Sir Bruce White, Wolfe Barry and Partners); Equipment selection, specification and assessment (Shorrocks, FB and Alcock, DF); Equipment maintenance (Sampson, P); Optimisation of manpower and employee relations (Wormmeester, GJ and Bosselaar, BC); Multi-user terminal-manual documentation and control (Pond, PJ); Operational behaviour and performance (Maguire, FJ); Terminal capacity (Dally, HK, Shrimpton, TE, Marshall, JK and Maguire, FJ); Terminal safety (Compton, M); Physical security (Luck, KW); Costs and charges (Reid, AB, Dally, HK and Wellard, DJ); A multi user container terminal (Cousen, B and Major, FG); Limited user container terminals (Dawes, B); An integrated short sea service (Larking, JE); Inland ports-the UK containerbase system (Macdiarmid, KJ and Chambers, JDC); Rail transport-the freightliner system (Howard, SG); Road transport of containers and unit loads (Hains, EM); Roll-on/roll-off-the Australian scene (Alty, S); Bridging the gap (Tatham, N and Poynder, A); Systems analysis-1: Study of deep sea multi-user berths (Dally, HK); Systems analysis-2: Enhancement of the physical/computer model (Arnold, G).

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  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Prepared in cooperation with White (Sir Bruce), Barry (Wolfe) & Partners.
  • Corporate Authors:

    National Ports Council

    1-19 New Oxford Street
    London WC1A 1DZ,   England 
  • Publication Date: 1978

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Photos; Tables;
  • Pagination: 418 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00312090
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport Research Laboratory
  • ISBN: 0-86073-015-8
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Monograph
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 22 1980 12:00AM