BULK TRANSPORTATION OF HAZARDOUS MATERIALS BY WATER IN THE FUTURE - A LONG-RANGE FORECAST

Contents: Future energy needs; trends in world shipping; railway transport of hazardous materials; highway transport of hazardous materials; water transportation of petroleum and petroleum products in the future; predicting ocean pollutants; vessels for special cargoes; new concepts for bulk cargo vessels; hull underwriting and the changing technology; future ports--onshore and offshore; experimental basis for control of vessels by satellite; control systems for vessels - open sea and harbor; floating superport; hazardous materials flow in intercoastal waterways--a case study of risk-exposure factors for the future of a specific area; human error in merchant marine safety; practical problems in technology assessment: a telecommunications example; future risk analysis techniques; institutional and technical problems in risk analysis; summary of conference.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Proceedings of Conference Held at College Park, Md., 9-10 Jul 73.
  • Corporate Authors:

    National Academy of Sciences

    Committee on Hazardous Materials
    Washington, DC  USA  20418
  • Publication Date: 1973-7

Media Info

  • Pagination: 283 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00056894
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-CG-11,775-A
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 22 1974 12:00AM