Port Improvement Design Criteria for Texas Coast

by J. Wallace Berriman, U.S. Navy,
John B. Herbich, (M.ASCE), Prof. and Head; Ocean Engrg. Program, Texas A&M Univ., College Station, Tex.,

Serial Information: Journal of the Waterway, Port, Coastal and Ocean Division, 1977, Vol. 103, Issue 4, Pg. 487-504

Document Type: Journal Paper


Navigation facilities must be designed for good control and safe maneuvering of ships. Channel dimensions for safe navigation were calculated on the basis of existing knowledge, and are presented for vessels of 100,000, 150,000, and 250,000 deadweight tons.

Subject Headings: Ports and harbors | Coastal environment | Safety | Ships | Navigation (waterway) | Building design | Freight transportation | Freight terminals | Texas | United States

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