USING THE COMPUTER FOR CARGO PROBLEMS
A shipboard computer for calculating loading, navigation, routing, collision avoidance, accounting, administration and engine maintenance has been developed by Harten-Verft and the U.S. Hewlett-Packard Corp. The system including software sells for $10,000 to $18,000. It is about the size of a typewriter and unaffected by temperature, humidity and motion. Special fittings are not required. The loading programs are approved in principle by Det Norske Veritas, Lloyd's Register and American Bureau of Shipping.
Engineering, Chemical and Marine Press, LimitedIPC Business Press Ltd, 33-39 Bowling Green Lane
London EC1P 1AH, England
- Publication Date: 1971-9-17
- Pagination: 42 p.
- Shipbuilding and Shipping Record
- Publisher: Transport and Technical Publications Limited
- TRT Terms: Automation; Cargo handling; Control systems; Information processing; Voyage management systems
- Subject Areas: Freight Transportation; Marine Transportation; Vehicles and Equipment;
- Accession Number: 00034507
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: Journal of the Israel Shipping Research Institute
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Sep 27 1973 12:00AM