Part of a larger study looking into the future at the berth requirements of Great Britain for handling general cargo in the 1980's. The Marine Transport Centre examines the costs of competition and of alternative modes of deep-sea general cargo shipping; in particular to compare container ships, roll-on vessels and barge-carriers with modern conventional vessels. The Marine Transport Centre study (see Supplemental Note) was published in 1975, this article discusses some aspects of the work and the conclusions reached.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • CONTAINERS AND THEIR COMPETITORS--The Economics of deep Sea general cargo shipping in the 1970's. University of Liverpool, Marine Transport Centre, 1975.
  • Corporate Authors:

    National Ports Council

    Commonwealth House, 1-19 New Oxford Street
    London WC1A 1DZ,   England 
  • Authors:
    • LAING, E T
  • Publication Date: 1975

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  • Accession Number: 00129235
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Ports Council
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 19 1976 12:00AM