Modeling and Analysis of the Vessel Traffic in the Delaware River and Bay Area: Risk Assessment and Mitigation

This is the final report of a comprehensive study focusing on the maritime traffic in Delaware River and Bay. The study started in July of 2007 in collaboration with the Area maritime Security Committee in Sector Delaware Bay of the United States Coast Guard (USCG). The study was carried out at the Laboratory for Port Security (LPS) at the Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation, Rutgers, State University of New Jersey. The following milestones were achieved in the study: Simulation modeling of the maritime traffic; Model based risk analysis of the maritime traffic; Deepening impact analysis; and Analysis of the resumption of trade after reopening. This report presents project description, objectives, model development and analysis carried out for each sub topic above.

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    • This research was sponsored by the U.S. Department of Transportation, University Transportation Centers Program.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation

    Rutgers University
    100 Brett Road
    Piscataway, NJ  United States  08854-8058

    New Jersey Department of Transportation

    Office of Maritime Resources
    Trenton, NJ  United States  08625

    Research and Innovative Technology Administration

    University Transportation Centers Program
    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590

    Federal Highway Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Authors:
    • Altiok, Tayfur
    • Almaz, Ozhan Alper
    • Ghafoori, Amir
  • Publication Date: 2012-1


  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Digital/other
  • Edition: Final Report
  • Features: Appendices; Figures; Maps; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 236p

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  • Accession Number: 01678582
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: 204-RU6532
  • Created Date: Aug 8 2018 12:34PM