SECTION 1 of the Study starts with a discussion of the introduction of the Ro/Ro concept to deep-sea trades, examining its early development and its role in solving port congestion. In SECTION 2 the characteristics of the current Ro/Ro fleet are analysed, with information supplied on flag, age capacity and type, while in SECTION 3 the current status of Ro/Ro vessels in major trades is examined. Within SECTION 4 the economics of Ro/Ro is examined particularly in relation to competing transport systems, this leads on finally to the future prospects of Ro/Ro which are discussed in SECTION 5.

  • Corporate Authors:

    HPD Shipping Publications

    34 Brook Street, Mayfair
    London W1Y 2LL,   England 
  • Publication Date: 1980-10

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  • Pagination: n.p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00323242
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Study No. 87
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 6 1981 12:00AM