The SEABEE system represents a major change in maritime technique with differences not only in the technical field but also in the economics of profitably operating a general cargo service. The concept is based on the barge-carrying ship, and provides capabilities of diversified transport far beyond that provided by the conventional containership. This discussion includes a description of the equipment and suggests some of the transportation advantages offered to both operator and customer.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Presented at Gulf Section of SNAME, Feb 1971
  • Corporate Authors:

    Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers

    601 Pavonia Avenue
    Jersey City, NJ  United States  07306-2907
  • Authors:
    • Betz, F L
  • Publication Date: 1971-2

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Tables;
  • Pagination: 17 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00019557
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 25 1971 12:00AM