VESSEL TRAFFIC SYSTEMS ISSUE STUDY. VOLUME 3. COMPUTER SCIENCES CORPORATION REPORT
The major issues to be resolved by the study were: (1) Identify specific VTS program goals, anticipated benefits, and alternatives; (2) analyze potential VTS roles of federal, state, and local authorities, private enterprise; recommended the most beneficial role for the Coast Guard; (3) analyze the quantitative and qualitative factors to be considered in determination of the need for various levels of VTS in U.S. ports; (4) prepare short and long range staffing and funding plans; (5) prepare a management plan to use as a guide in planning, developing, implementing new systems. The Study addresses the indicated issues and makes specific immediate and long range recommendations for the Coast Guard role in developing vessel traffic systems in U.S. ports and waterways.
- See also Volume 4, Management Plan, AD-771983/4, Repr PC; $13.25; Microfiche: $1.45.
Computer Sciences Corporation1616 North Fort Myer Drive
Arlington, VA USA 22209
- Publication Date: 1973-3
- Pagination: 407 p.
- TRT Terms: Collision avoidance systems; Highway traffic control; Inland waterways; Management; Planning; Ship pilotage; Vessel traffic control
- Old TRIS Terms: Inland waterways navigation; Management planning
- Subject Areas: Administration and Management; Marine Transportation; Operations and Traffic Management; Planning and Forecasting;
- Accession Number: 00053919
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
- Report/Paper Numbers: Final Rpt
- Contract Numbers: DOT-CG-22,870-A
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: May 7 1974 12:00AM