The purpose of this report is to present an executive summary of the concepts and capabilities of the Financial Information and Retrieval System (FIRST), recently developed by Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Co. for the Maritime Administration (MarAd) of the U.S. Department of Commerce. The project was sponsored by the Shipping Operations Information System (SOIS) Program of MarAd. The major development phases included: requirements definition, feasibility assessment, and conceptual design; detail system design; and system development. The FIRST system has been successfully and extensively exercised in a test prototype environment at MarAd. Full production mode operation of the system began in December 1978.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Maritime Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Authors:
    • Liveakos, N
  • Publication Date: 1978-12

Media Info

  • Pagination: 18 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00194958
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Peat, Marwick, Mitchell and Company
  • Report/Paper Numbers: MA-RD-930-80022 Final Rpt.
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jun 30 1979 12:00AM