Ships, Barges, and Fenders—Preventing Things That Go Bump

Ocean Wave-Powered Desalination

Distributions of Return Flow in Navigable Waterways
Physical impacts of barge traffic on the riverine environment have drawn increasing attention from resource managers of the Upper Mississippi River System (UMRS). Return flow, which can...

Improving the Speed of Double Lockages
The size of tug and barge combinations on the Upper Mississippi River and Illinois Waterway frequently exceed the dimensions of the lock chambers they must pass through. The locks on these...

Navigation Lock Improvements
All commercial barge traffic on the Upper Mississippi River and Illinois Waterway must pass through a system of locks designed and built in the 1930s and 40s. Many of the locks on these...

Risk Analysis of Ship and Barge Collision Loads on Bridges

DOW A-22 Barge and Ship Dock Project

The Fenderless Fender System, Port of Texas City

Design of Fender Systems for Barge Operations

New U.S. Navy Fuel Pier at Puget Sound

A Marine Railway and Transfer System for the UNDEX Test Facility

Fender Systems in the 90's and Beyond

Boston Harbor Project: Construction Logistics

Small Scale Improvements to Navigation Locks

Development of Missouri River Navigation Analysis
The navigation analysis for the Master Manual review examined mainstem reservoir regulation alternatives by evaluating the benefits of reservoir releases for barge transportation. Navigation...

Velocity and Turbulence Measurement from the Illinois and Mississippi Rivers
This paper presents a data measurement program that was used for collecting the velocity data associated with barge-tow traffic on the Illinois and Mississippi Rivers and includes a discussion...

Temporal and Spatial Variations of Suspended Sediment Concentration during Navigation Traffic in a Natural River
Suspended sediment samples were collected within the channel border area during barge-tow passage events at three cross-sectional locations on the Upper Mississippi River. Typical plots...

Characteristics of Waves and Drawdown Generated by Barge Traffic on the Upper Mississippi River System

Sediment Concentration Changes Caused by Barge Tows

Return Flows in Large Rivers Associated with Navigation Traffic





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