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CONTAINERS PUT TO THE TEST ON PACIFIC COAST

Recent cargo handling developments on the West Coast of the United States are summarized, including-increase of containerization; cargoes for which containerization is not suitable; ships carrying both lighters and containers; the problem of handling simultaneously containers and barges with palleted goods; the lack of standardization in containers and pallets; and offshore barge operations, especially in moving oil field equipment to Alaskas North Shore.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Transport and Technical Publications Limited

    161-166 Fleet Street
    London,   England 
  • Publication Date: 1970-4-10

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  • Accession Number: 00015459
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 13 1972 12:00AM