This paper introduces the topic of "Optimum Ship Routing" Services, provided for vessels engaged in Trans-Ocean Trades. It identifies the various goals of Ship Routing Services, outlines the World-Wide Data gathering Systems utilized, and indicates the various types of Service performed to aid Vessel Operating Companies achieve efficient results. A review of several case histories is accomplished to offer results of a "Safety Crossing", and "Least Time Transit, and "Economic Fuel Burn". Presentation of statistical results-of-service data are offered with a discussion of the economic benefits available to service subscribers.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Proceedings of Second International Waterborne Transportation Conference, October 5-7, 1977, New York City. Available April, 1978, approximately 750 pages. Cost: to ASCE members $15.00; non-members $30.00.
  • Corporate Authors:

    American Society of Civil Engineers

    345 East 47th Street
    New York, NY  United States  10017-2398
  • Authors:
    • Raguso, R A
  • Publication Date: 1977

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00170793
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: American Society of Civil Engineers
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Proceeding
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 14 1978 12:00AM