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).

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • 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.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Sea Use Foundation

    1101 Seattle Tower
    Seattle, WA  USA  98101
  • Publication Date: 1976-1-31

Media Info

  • Pagination: 148 p.

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Filing Info

  • 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