SURFACE EFFECT SHIP ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY STUDY. VOLUME 1: SUMMARY AND DEMAND/SUPPLY ANALYSIS

This research was directed toward the analysis of the economic opportunity of surface effect ships in the carrying of commercial cargo in U.S. commerce. The principal index of SES economic opportunity was the number of SES's that could be economically employed. The principal year selected was 1995 and considered three different route lengths -- 2,000 plus, 500- 2,000, under 500 miles. Four case routes were selected for detailed study -- New York to Europe, San Francisco to Japan, New York to Puerto Rico, and inter-Hawaiian Islands routes. The complete report consists of two volumes. This volume, Volume 1 is a condensed report of the total research project and its findings.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • See also PB-253 939, Vol. 2, "Market and Cost Analysis," PC $9.75, MF $3.00.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Stanford Research Institute

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    Menlo Park, CA  United States  94025
  • Authors:
    • Meister, R K
    • Haney, D C
    • Henderson, C D
    • Higgins, J A
    • Gross, J G
  • Publication Date: 1969-8

Media Info

  • Pagination: 90 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00141214
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: MA-RD-940-76058 Final Rpt.
  • Contract Numbers: MA-4536
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 26 1976 12:00AM