This paper presents a summary of the findings and conclusions of three recent assignments conducted by Booz, Allen and Hamilton for MarAd, the Tampa Port Authority and a U.S. Flag Operator. Gibbs and Cox was subcontractor to Booz, Allen on the engagement with the Maritime Administration. The paper is organized into the following sections: (1) The loss of traditional Latin American business to specialized foreign flag trailership operators; (2) The potential for a U.S. flag short-sea service to Latin American; (3) Analysis of alternative vessel types and, (4) Financial feasibility.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Paper presented on 25 July 1979 to the Gulf Section, SNAME.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers

    601 Pavonia Avenue
    Jersey City, NJ  United States  07306-2907
  • Authors:
    • Donovan, L
    • SCOTT, R J
  • Publication Date: 1979

Media Info

  • Pagination: 28 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00319097
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Conf Paper
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 8 1980 12:00AM