Conversion of Delong Pier Barge Type B to Floating Container Discharge Facility.
Final rept. 29 Jun-15 Oct 73,
FRANKEL (E G) INC CAMBRIDGE MASS
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The report discusses the feasibility of and the requirements for the conversion of a DeLong Pier Barge Type B to a floating Container Discharge Facility CDF having as its primary and secondary missions respectively, the discharge of containers from nonself-sustaining containerships and the discharge of general cargo from general cargo and special purpose ships to lighterage or other modes of waterborne andor air transport in Logistics-Over-the-Shore LOTS type operations. A tertiary mission of the CDF, as specified in the Purchase Description, entails the transporting of limited quantities of cargo handling equipment, portable port equipment, small lighterage and other cargo to the scene of its operations while under tow. Author
- Marine Engineering