The record of the second Maritime Transportation Research Symposium sponsored by MCTC, the research plans of the Maritime Administration, the containerization program of Matson Navigation Company, the Army's search for an optimum container size, and the determination of trailership construction costs and operating characteristics are revealed by government and industrial authors. Industrial and academic participants present papers on comparative economics of nuclear propulsion, systems approach to effective documentation, and a comparison of shipboard cranes and the burtoning system. Discussion follows each paper.

  • Corporate Authors:

    National Academy of Sciences

    Maritime Cargo Transportation Conference
    Washington, DC  United States  20418
  • Publication Date: 1958-2-13

Media Info

  • Features: Appendices; Figures; Photos; Tables;
  • Pagination: 134 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00026113
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Maritime Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Proceeding
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Feb 14 1973 12:00AM