TECHNOLOGY SURVEY OF MAJOR U.S. SHIPYARDS 1978

This report, is organized as follows: Chapter I. Introduction--Sets forth the circumstances that caused the survey to be made and what it should accomplish, along with its limitations. Chapter II. Survey Procedure--Describes how the survey was conducted in the United States and abroad, what shipbuilding activities were covered and how technology was measured. Chapter III. Comparisons and Analyses--Puts in perspective over 2000 technology level determinations made in 13 U.S. shipyards and 16 comparable foreign shipyards. First, they are treated in aggregate form. Second, they are treated in a more detailed but selective manner to emphasize the most important shipbuilding operations, highlighting areas where U.S. shipbuilding technology is high and low. Chapter IV. Basic Data--Consists of a series of tables which present all of the technology level determinations developed during the survey, in three different ways. Chapter III is based on these data. Chapter V. Summary--Sets forth the highlights of the survey, including comments from A & P Appledore (London) Ltd., who developed the technology level standards and surveyed the foreign shipyards.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Marine Equipment Leasing, Incorporated

    Box 1153
    Falls Church, VA  United States  22041

    Maritime Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Publication Date: 1979-1

Media Info

  • Pagination: 319 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00189868
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Maritime Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: MA-RD-920-79041
  • Contract Numbers: D0-ADI-78-00-3037
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Apr 25 1979 12:00AM