TRANSPORT ANALYSES: GREAT LAKES AND SEAWAY. VOL. I SUMMARY AND MISCELLANEOUS

This is the introductory volume to a five-volume series dealing with several aspects of commercial marine transport on the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Seaway. This volume summarizes the principal points of the entire series and outlines probable future developments in related technologies. Topics include mine-to-blast furnace transport analysis, technical aspects of ship enlargement, optimization of fleet composition, methods for predicting times to transit ice covered waters and alternatives for devlivering material to mills on constricted rivers. Other topics relate to methods for better exploitation of the St. Lawrence Seaway: winter navigation, feeder service for general cargo, and enlargement of locks, among others.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Sponsored by the U.S. Maritime Administration. Series include: Transport Analyses: Great Lakes and Seaway Vol. II Intralake trade; Vol. III: Seaway Transport and Overseas Trade; Vol IV: Environmental Considerations; and Vol. V: Dimensional Enlargement of Great Lakes Bulk Carriers.
  • Corporate Authors:

    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

    Department of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers
    Ann Arbor, MI  USA  48109
  • Authors:
    • Benford, H
  • Publication Date: 1975-9

Media Info

  • Pagination: 45 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00130518
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • Report/Paper Numbers: MA-RD-930-75050
  • Contract Numbers: 1-35487
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 29 1976 12:00AM