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SUPPLEMENTARY PORT ANALYSIS REPORT. PANAMA CANAL. BALBOA VISITATION AND NORTHBOUND TRANSIT

A supplementary port analysis report for the Panama Canal is presented, dealing with a Balboa visitation and northbound transit of the N.S. Savannah. Principal fields of investigation include: approaches to the harbor; pier and dock facilities; port fire control capability; tug size, number, and availability; water characteristics based on tidal conditions; communications between various agencies such as tug companies, Coast Guard, Civil Defense, police and fire departments; police control of crowds and ability to disperse and evacuate crowds; and the possibility of quick departure of the ship from its berth to a remote anchorage in emergency situations. Port and emergency procedures are outlined.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • This document is available for review at the Department of Commerce Library, Main Commerce Building, Washington, D.C., under reference number M-3-PC-Suppl.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Maritime Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590

    Atomic Energy Commission

    Washington, DC  United States  20235
  • Publication Date: 1963-1-10

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Tables;
  • Pagination: 16 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00026686
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Maritime Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: 970/5389
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jun 15 1973 12:00AM