SURVEY AND ANALYSIS OF CARGO CONTAINERS FOR CARGO SHIPS: UNITED STATES AND WESTERN EUROPE

Contents: Importance of cargo handling to the Merchant Marine; The shipping container in the Maritime Trade; General conclusions of container study; Definition of terms; Scope of report; Influence of rail cars and trucks on container sizes; The American Standards Association; Size of Maritime shipping containers now in service; Size of shipping containers used in land transport; Container studies by steamship companies; Recent technical meetings; United States Army Transportation Corps; Department of the Navy; Container study, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1933; Summary of containers in Western Europe; Standardization in the container industry; International meetings on containers; Census of containers in Western Europe; Sizes of containers; Problem of transfer; Problem of weight; Ownership of containers; Customs regulations and tariffs; Maritime container services in Western Europe; Sizes of American shipping containers; Maritime container regulations of the European Federation of Railways; Regulations of containers for rail traffic of the European Federation of Railways.

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    Work Saving International

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  • Publication Date: 1958-8-25

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  • Pagination: 42 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00026114
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Contract Numbers: MA-1786
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 14 1973 12:00AM