This Conference covered four major areas as follows. (1) Pacific Liner Trades: Containerization 19 years after its inception; A U.S. operator's view of the Pacific liner trades; National Cargo preference and Pacific liner shipping; Fesco's future in the Pacific. (2) Bulk Shipping: An operator's view of the dry bulk trade and tramp market; Financing ships-key factors for the future; Japanese raw materials imports and the shipping factor; Forest products movements and vessel demand. (3) Energy Transportation: U.S. oil imports and tanker demand; U.S. flag tanker prospects; Alaskan north slope crude oil-transportation challenges; Gas supplies and needs of the U.S. West Coast. (4) Emerging Maritime Nations of the Pacific Basin: The development of the Filipino fleet, Philippine seamen and the foreign flag; Financing needs of the emerging Pacific maritime nations; The development of merchant shipping in Indonesia.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Seatrade Conference held in San Francisco, California, June 14-15, 1977.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Seatrade Publications Limited

    Fairfax House
    Colchester CO1 1RJ, Essex,   England 
  • Publication Date: 1977

Media Info

  • Pagination: 121 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00170507
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Seatrade Publications Limited
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 14 1978 12:00AM