American Society of Civil Engineers

Ports ’01: America’s Ports: Gateway to the Global Economy

by Thomas J. Collins, (editor)
Ports and Harbors Committee of the Coasts, Oceans, Ports and Rivers Institute
Reston, VA: American Society of Civil Engineers, 978-0-7844-0555-0 / 0-7844-0555-7 (CD-Rom)/(DVD), 2001, 1293 pp., (doi:     (Barcode: RMI MK31523)

Conference information: Ports Conference 2001; April 29-May 2, 2001, Norfolk, Virginia, United States

ASCE sponsor: Coast, Oceans, Ports, and Rivers Institute (COPRI)

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Document type: Books - Conference Proceedings - CD-ROM
Abstract: Proceedings of Ports 2001 conference, held in Norfolk, Virginia, April 29-May 2, 2001. Sponsored by Ports and Harbors Committee of the Coasts, Oceans, Ports and Rivers Institute of ASCE; U.S. Section of the Permanent International Association of Navigation Congresses. Cohosted by Virginia Port Authority, Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Norfolk, Virginia. This collection contains 129 papers discussing a broad range of national and international issues related to port engineering, waterfront facilities planning, and navigation improvements. These papers focus on new challenges to ports in the areas of transportation, environmental engineering, earthquake engineering, and project delivery. Topics include: New York/New Jersey harbor navigation projecport planning; terminal planning and design; intermodal facilities; geotechnical engineering; seismic guidelines; waterfront structures; repair and rehabilitation; cranes and shiploading systems; pile inspection and maintenance; marine fendering; vessel moorings; composites technology; coastal engineering; dredging, breakwaters, and navigation; waterways and locks; and military facilities.

ASCE Subject Headings:
Coastal engineering