This Paper discusses the deepwater ports in the United States which are being developed to facilitate the receipt of crude oil from VLCCs and the potential risks involved; it identifies those areas where technological developments and related regulations are needed to reduce the potential dangers to human life and the environment to an acceptable and economically attainable level.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Presented at Symposium on Marine Resource Development in the Middle Atlantic States, Williamsburg, Virginia, Oct. 29-30, 1976.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers

    601 Pavonia Avenue
    Jersey City, NJ  United States  07306-2907
  • Authors:
    • Margeson, J E
  • Publication Date: 1976

Media Info

  • Pagination: 27 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00170548
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: British Ship Research Association
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Proceeding
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 7 1978 12:00AM