SHIP COLLISIONS WITH BRIDGES: THE NATURE OF THE ACCIDENTS, THEIR PREVENTION AND MITIGATION

This report provides a review of accident records of ship collisions with bridges in coastal ports and harbors, and of consideration important to preventing and mitigating such accidents--ship maneuverability in restricted waterways; dynamics of ship collisions with bridges; siting, design, geotechnical analysis and engineering criteria; protective and mitigative strategies; risk and hazards analysis. The report treats regulatory and institutional matters, and offers conclusions and recommendations.

  • Publication Date: 1983-10

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  • Accession Number: 00321469
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transportation Statistical Reference File, TSC
  • Files: TSR
  • Created Date: Oct 30 1984 12:00AM