Gabon Mineral Port Master Plan—A Case Historyby Paul Soros, Soros Associates, New York, NY, USA,
Abstract: The integrated design of infra-structure and superstructure of marine terminals for bulk cargoes presents opportunities for innovative solutions that can produce substantial economic benefits. This paper discusses a case history of such an approach as applied to the Gabon mineral port. Subjects covered include design concepts, traveling and linear loader schemes, capital costs, and others.
Subject Headings: Case studies | Ports and harbors | Minerals | Developing countries | Linear analysis | Freight transportation | Conceptual design | Economic factors | Freight terminals | Load history | Africa | Gabon
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