Changing Site Requirements for Port Operations

by P. Engelmann,

Serial Information: Journal of the Waterways and Harbors Division, 1958, Vol. 84, Issue 4, Pg. 1-6

Document Type: Journal Paper


Port terminal planning requires evaluation of natural and man-made environment for each specific project; analyzing space requirements of anticipated future operations to ensure adequacy and economy in transfer of cargo during life of installation; developments in design of ocean vessels and cargo-handling methods have brought about changes; paper defines aspects of land area requirements for future port operations.

Subject Headings: Ports and harbors | Freight terminals | Space exploration | Lifeline systems | Ocean engineering | Ships | Land use

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