THE CHALLENGE OF DEEPWATER PORT SAFETY

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  USA  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