Highlights recent significant technical/technological trends in the marine transportation field. Among the major items discussed are containerization (ships and terminals), barge carriers--LASH and SEABEE, tanker fleet, offshore terminals, liquefield natural gas (LNG) vessels, integrated tugbarge systems, and inland waterways. The inter-relationships with other transportation disciplines are reviewed. The economics of water modes of transport versus other modes are also indicated.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Presented at a meeting, Sept. 23-27, 1973.
  • Corporate Authors:

    American Society of Mechanical Engineers

    Two Park Avenue
    New York, NY  United States  10016-5990
  • Authors:
    • Pross, T W
  • Publication Date: 1973-9

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: 28 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00053957
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Report/Paper Numbers: #73-ICT-112 Paper
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 7 1974 12:00AM