RO-RO VERSUS LO-LO: AN ANALYSIS

In his introduction the author lists three basic parameters in considering the Ro-Ro and Lo-Lo systems. These are (1) environment of the trading areas; (2) cargo related matters, and (3) vessel type and design. The short sea Ro-Ro versus Lo-Lo system is compared first and then the deep sea Ro-Ro versus Lo-Lo. Ro-Ro vessels with block-stowed containers are examined and in the next section "Cargo Handling Aspects", the author compares the costs and productivity. There is also a cost comparison by commodity, logs being used as the example. Uncontainerisable commodities are discussed and the author concludes by considering the effects and implications on ocean terminals of differing vessel types.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Paper given at Cargo Systems Terminal Operations Conference, Amsterdam, June 21-23, 1978, 5 p. Copies of the original material available to members at a cost of 0.15 pounds per page, and to non-members at 0.30 pounds per page to include postage. There will be a minimum charge of 0.50 pounds to members and 2.00 pounds to non-members for this service.
  • Corporate Authors:

    International Cargo Handling Coordination Assn

    Abford House, 15 Wilton Road
    London SW1V 1LX,   England 
  • Authors:
    • Koornstra, W W
  • Publication Date: 1978

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  • Pagination: p. 3
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00188746
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: International Cargo Handling Coordination Assn
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 28 1979 12:00AM