Shoreside Facilities for Special-Purpose Ships

by Howard J. Marsden,

Serial Information: Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, 1958, Vol. 123, Issue 1, Pg. 851-857

Document Type: Journal Paper


History and current situation regarding special purpose vessel operations and proposed ship construction program, layout and design criteria; technical analyses covering roll-on roll-off, lift-on lift-off, container, and conveyor terminals for trailer berths and pier facilities, transfer bridges, receiving and delivery areas.

Subject Headings: Ships | Infrastructure construction | Bridge design | History | Building design | Container shipping | Berths | Piers

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