PORTS OF THE WORLD, A GUIDE TO CARGO LOSS CONTROL (TENTH EDITION) (ANALYSIS)

The Guide provides data on significant changes in various ports and the cargo transportation industry in the past few years. It includes information on ports and port conditions and facilities. Specifically, the contents are broken down by country/region: U.S., Canada, Central America, the Caribbean Islands, South America, Europe, Africa, Near and Middle East, Far East, and Australasia. The ports in each region are listed with the facilities available at each, the cargo handling equipment on hand, and an assessment of whether or not the facilities and equipment are adequate for the port's traffic. It also provides climate information where it is a factor and the pilferage rate/security facilities. Section 2 gives data on the principal causes of losses for the years 1951-1975; a breakdown of preventable losses, 1969-1975; data on different types of containerized shipping; dimensions and capacities of intermodal containers; and dimensions and capacities of dry cargo lighters/barges.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Insurance Company of North America

    P.O. Box 7728
    Philadelphia, PA  United States  19101
  • Publication Date: 1977

Media Info

  • Pagination: 73 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00190069
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Insurance Company of North America
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 25 1979 12:00AM