PORT DEVELOPMENT: A HANDBOOK FOR PLANNERS IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES. UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE ON TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT

The immediate aim of this handbook is to offer daily guidance to port planners and decision-makers in the task of formulating a national port development policy and preparing realistic programs for the extension and improvement of individual ports. The long-range purpose is to contribute to the training in developing countries of competent port planners, able to co-operate on equal terms with international experts and foreign advisers. The first part of the handbook deals with general principles of port planning and with procedures to be applied in establishing a practical and consistent program of work, for forecasting traffic and productivity, and for studying various problems that have a direct impact on the development of ports. The second part discusses methods of planning various kinds of port facilities. Procedures are described for the preparation of plans for berths and terminals.

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    United Nations

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    New York, NY  United States  10017
  • Publication Date: 1985

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  • Features: Figures; Tables;
  • Pagination: 227 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00616053
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 92-1-112160-4
  • Report/Paper Numbers: TD/B/C.4/175/Rev.1
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 31 1991 12:00AM