MARINE TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS OF THE TRANS-ALASKAN PIPELINE SYSTEM

The study concerns three basic areas: Navigation; Sources of oil pollution and spill probability, and Pollution control. In the navigation section the tanker routes near land are detailed for Valdez and West Coast harbors as are the navigational aids. Next a review is made of past and present world tanker oil pollution sources and probabilities. The type of accidents and amount of oil spillage are given specifically for cases on the West Coast and Alaska. Finally contingency and pollution prevention planning for tankers is described in detail.

  • Corporate Authors:

    United States Coast Guard

    2100 Second Street, SW
    Washington, DC  USA  20593
  • Publication Date: 1971-12-15

Media Info

  • Pagination: 158 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00033625
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 15 1972 12:00AM