OFFSHORE TERMINAL SYSTEM CONCEPTS. PART 2. CONNECTIONS BETWEEN DEEP-DRAFT TERMINALS AND EXISTING FACILITIES BY UTILIZATION OF FEEDER VESSELS, PIPELINES AND/OR SHORE FACILITIES RELOCATION

The report is Part 2, of a 3 part report which describes significant aspects of shoreline, seabottom, weather, and wave conditions at 17 regions and 33 sites, on all three U.S. coasts, and identifies what are considered to be the most suitable locations in each, discusses environmental and operational considerations for offshore terminals, identifies capital cost and total transportation unit costs for feeder vessel and pipe line systems; and provides data from which the total cost per ton of shipping oil from Persian Gulf to U.S. refineries and markets can be calculated for alternative transshipment terminal locations. The appendix discusses related subjects such as feeder systems, tanker designs, accident prevention. (Author)

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • See also Part 1, COM-72-11372, and Part 3, COM-72-11374.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Soros Associates, Incorporated

    575 Lexington Avenue
    New York, NY  USA  10022
  • Publication Date: 1972-9

Media Info

  • Pagination: 326 p.
  • Serial:
    • Issue Number: Pt 2

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00041876
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Final Rpt
  • Contract Numbers: MA-1-35409
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 9 1973 12:00AM