Container Terminal Gates Flexible Design for a Dynamic Environment
A paper entitled 'Container Terminal Gate Efficiency Hinges on Flexibility' was presented at ASCE Ports '89 by Larry Nye of Cash & Associates Engineers. The paper summarized the...

Upgrading Today's Terminals for Tomorrow's Needs
This paper describes how a 1940's vintage, timber pile supported wharf is being modernized to serve post-Panamax ships: how the Massachusetts Port Authority (MASSPORT) is rebuilding their...

Measured Fill Performance at Berths 212-215 in the Port of Los Angeles
This paper summarizes the performance of an instrumentation fill constructed in open water in the Port of Los Angeles (Port). A new container-handling facility was constructed that consisted...

The Construction of the Shanghai Port and Its Sea-Entering Channel
The Shanghai Port, the biggest port in China, has not enough passing capacity. In order to solve this problem, some new ports must be built. According to sedimentation, fluvial processes...

A Private Marina Owner Looks at Private Marina Development and Management

Planning Sea-Land's New North Europe Hub Terminal

Navy Refit Wharves Designed for Operational Needs

Uses of the Sea for Leisure Activities in Italy

Mombasa Kenya Port Expansion at Dongo Kundu

Canaveral Deepwater Port Development—Balancing Benefits and Impacts

Analysis of Berth Operability by Utilization of Agitation Models
Agitation models are utilized in order to predict the operability of berths for ship unloading purposes. Usually, in such models all ship displacements are measured and when one of them...

Motion Analysis of a Berthed Container Ship in Frequency and Time Domains

The Empty Berth: Problems in Developing Countries
The ports in developing countries have grown by leaps and bounds. Different causes (of market, technical, economic, financial or political) were the origin of that irregular growth, derived...

Tacoma Sea-Land Terminal: A Project Management Challenge
The Port of Tacoma completed a new two berth container terminal and intermodal yard for Sea-Land in May 1985 in only 26 months after signing a binding agreement. The project, which also...

Port of Long Beach Supertanker Terminal
The supertanker marine terminal and crude-oil transfer facility at Berth 121 on Pier E in the Port of Long Beach, California is the largest tanker-handling berth on the West Coast. This...

Overdredging at Existing Gravity Structure
Pacific Elevators Ltd. decided to upgrade Berth No. 2 to handle ships up to 70,000 DWT. The difficulty was to maintain the support of the cribs after dredging of the berth to minus 45...

Berth 5-6 Pavement Performance: Port of Oaklan
In 1978 the Port of Oakland commenced a project to demolish the old Berth 5, 6 & 7 break bulk sheds, portions of the wharves, and the warehouses behind, and to construct container...

Conversion of Keppel Wharves Conventional Berths 42 & 43 to Container Berths C13 and C14, Singapore
With further growth of container traffic expected in the 80's the need for additional facilities was apparent. Following an evaluation of available alternative sites, it was...

Container Terminal at Port of Madras - A Case Study

Innovative Designs for Navy Piers

 

 

 

 

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