IMPROVEMENT OF MARINE ADVISORIES AND OPTIMUM TRACK SHIP ROUTING. VOL. III OF III
This report covers the work of the SEA USE Marine Service Development Group undertaken to determine potential benefits that might be derived by the shipping community from improved marine forecasts. This volume contains reports on ice predictions for the Bering, Chukchi, and Beaufort Seas with recommendations for improving the service (Annex G1); a report on the special services provided by the SEA USE Marine Service Development Group to the tug-barge operators involved in the 1975 North Slope resupply operation (Annex H). It also contains a report and analysis on the trial of an experimental marine advisory service that was conducted in cooperation with two tug-barge companies operating on the Puget Sound to Alaska route with recommendations for improving this specific service (Annex I); and contains an analysis of potential benefits to optimum track ship routing services on the West Coast to Japan trade route from enhanced marine weather forecasting (Annex J).
- This report is contained in three volumes. This is Volume III of III which contains Annexes G1 through J. Prepared by SEA USE Marine Services Development Group.
Sea Use Foundation1101 Seattle Tower
Seattle, WA USA 98101
- Publication Date: 1976-1-31
- Pagination: 148 p.
- TRT Terms: Fog; Forecasting; Meteorology; Reports; Routing; Ships; Weather forecasting; Weather routing
- Candidate Terms: Ice forecasting
- Uncontrolled Terms: Ship routing
- Geographic Terms: Arctic Regions
- Old TRIS Terms: Meteorological reports
- Subject Areas: Geotechnology; Marine Transportation; Operations and Traffic Management; Vehicles and Equipment;
- Accession Number: 00148499
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: Maritime Administration
- Report/Paper Numbers: MA-RD-940-76024 Final Rpt.
- Contract Numbers: DOC 5-37040
- Files: TRIS, USDOT
- Created Date: Feb 16 1977 12:00AM