American Society of Civil Engineers


Ports 2004: Port Development in the Changing World


by Stephen A. Curtis, (editor)
Sponsored by Ports and Harbors Technical Committee of the Coasts, Oceans, Ports, and Rivers Institute (COPRI) of ASCE, U.S. Section of the Permanent International Association of Navigation Congresses (PIANC); Co-Sponsored by Port of Houston Authority, Dredging Contractors of America, International Association of Ports and Harbors, Canadian Society of Civil Engineers, and Japan Society of Civil Engineers
Reston, VA: American Society of Civil Engineers, 978-0-7844-0727-1 / 0-7844-0727-4 (CD-Rom), 2004, 1312 pp., (doi:  http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/9780784407271)     (Barcode: RMI MK31523)

Conference information: Ports Conference 2004; May 23-26, 2004, Houston, Texas, 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 2004 conference, held in Houston, Texas, May 23-26, 2004. Sponsored by the Ports and Harbors Technical Committee of the Coasts, Oceans, Ports, and Rivers Institute of ASCE; U.S. Section of the Permanent International Association of Navigation Congresses. Cosponsored by Port of Houston Authority; Dredging Contractors of America; International Association of Ports and Harbors; Canadian Society of Civil Engineers; Japan Society of Civil Engineers. This collection contains 136 papers that discuss current progress in port and harbor facilities development. The papers address complex, innovative, and state-of-the-art technical topics associated with planning and permitting; environmental, geotechnical, and seismic concerns; design and construction; security; and maintenance and operations of worldwide port and harbor facilities.


ASCE Subject Headings:
Harbors
Harbor facilities
Waterfront structures
Sediment
Dredging