Gabon Mineral Port Master Plan—A Case History

by Paul Soros, Soros Associates, New York, NY, USA,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Ports '86

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: Minerals | Ports and harbors | Rail transportation | Case studies | Superstructures | Marine terminals | Freight transportation | Freight terminals | Gabon | Africa

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