Accession Number : ADA252698


Title :   An Analysis of Unit Deployments Through US East Coast Ports


Corporate Author : MILITARY TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT COMMAND TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING AGENCY NEWPORT NEWS VA


Personal Author(s) : Mays, Gordon E ; Compton, Ralph L ; Godwin, Steven S


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a252698.pdf


Report Date : Jun 1992


Pagination or Media Count : 257


Abstract : In support of its role as the Department of Defense (DoD) executive agent for surface transportation and common user ocean terminals, Military Traffic Management Command (MTMC) has established the 'Highways, Rail, and Ports for National Defense' programs, which identify and monitor the capability of the CONUS infrastructure to support mobilization and deployment. This study, Volume I, of the Ports of National Defense (PND) Program contains revised information for selected east coast ports. It provides a comprehensive description of port facilities and an analysis of ship/berth capability. The purpose is to evaluate US east cost commercial port facilities to determine whether they can support a deployment of military units aboard ships. The study provides an assessment of the adequacy of commercial port facilities for the deployment of specific types of units. Identification of terminals that are best suited to support deployments and selection of the best berths. A ready-reference digest of the most significant port characteristics. It also describes port support capabilities for terminal operations.


Descriptors :   *SHIPPING , *NATIONAL DEFENSE , *PORTS(FACILITIES) , DEPLOYMENT , TRANSPORTATION , LOGISTICS SUPPORT , MOBILIZATION


Subject Categories : Civil Engineering
      Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE