Terminal Development as Affected by New Generation Ships

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by Thomas G. Van Houten, US Lines Inc, Cranford, NJ, USA,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Ports '86:

Abstract: Howland Hook Marine Terminal, New York, serves to illustrate how an existing terminal, built to the older standards, can be adapted to accommodate these larger ships that not only stretch channel restrictions, but carry twice and three times as many containers as their earlier versions. Subjects covered include a description of the existing terminal, the new terminal, and short and long-term improvements.

Subject Headings: Ships | Container shipping | Marine terminals | North America | United States | New York

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