CONVERSION OF DELONG PIER BARGE TYPE B TO FLOATING CONTAINER DISCHARGE FACILITY

The report discusses the feasibility of and the requirements for the conversion of a DeLong Pier Barge Type B to a floating Container Discharge Facility (CDF) having as its primary and secondary missions respectively, the discharge of containers from nonself-sustaining containerships and the discharge of general cargo from general cargo and special purpose ships to lighterage or other modes of waterborne and/or air transport in Logistics-Over-the-Shore (LOTS) type operations. A tertiary mission of the CDF, as specified in the Purchase Description, entails the transporting of limited quantities of cargo handling equipment, portable port equipment, small lighterage and other cargo to the scene of its operations while under tow. (Author)

  • Corporate Authors:

    Frankel (EG) Incorporated

    99 First Street
    Cambridge, MA  USA  02141
  • Authors:
    • Frankel, E G
    • Johnsen, A W
    • Padis, A A
    • Doyle, G F
  • Publication Date: 1973-10

Media Info

  • Pagination: 125 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00054108
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: 1039(G)-1 Final Rpt
  • Contract Numbers: DAAK02-72-C-0021
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 7 1974 12:00AM