Several different types of floating breakwaters are presented and described. The concept of each design is explained, and the components of each system are described, as are the materials which make up their construction. Advantages of each type of breakwater are also given, and their construction, arrangement, testing results and principle of operation are included in the article.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • This article was taken from a conference on Floating Breakwaters held in Newport, Rhode Island in 1974.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Gulf Publishing Company

    Box 2608
    Houston, TX  United States  77001
  • Publication Date: 1974-10

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 61-72
  • Serial:
    • Ocean Industry
    • Volume: 9
    • Issue Number: 10
    • Publisher: Gulf Publishing Company

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00084518
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Maritime Research Center, Kings Point
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 1 1975 12:00AM