Computer application in the world of shipping is a rapidly growing and diversifying concept which is spreading to include all areas of maritime operations. In the context of containerisation, the computer is currently being utilised to process and co-ordinate not only the entire freight documentation procedure, but also the in-terminal stacking, allocation and distribution systems. More recently, the development of automation has concentrated on the actual control and tracking of whole fleets of containers on a network of routes. The article examines the latest computer control operation, which emanates from France.

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    National Magazine Company Limited

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  • Authors:
    • Smith, A M
  • Publication Date: 1978-8

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  • Accession Number: 00182469
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Magazine Company Limited
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 27 1978 12:00AM