Accession Number:

ADA064830

Title:

Maritime Information Sources: A Guide to Current Statistical Data

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES WASHINGTON DC TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH BOARD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1978-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

248.0

Abstract:

This guide includes abstracts of government and privately maintained data bases and publications containing statistical data related to maritime transportation. With a few exceptions, the publications abstracted are periodically reissued or updated. Some organizations that collect data but issue no statistical publications may make them available on request. A listing of some of these organizations has also been provided. The guide is intended to assist the user in identifying data sources. Inclusion does not imply endorsement of the validity of the data nor is it an attempt to solicit customers for the organizations identified. The guide is divided into fourteen broad subject areas Ports and Terminals Maritime Economics Commercial Vessel Construction and Repair, Characteristics, Movements, and Commercial Vessel Casualties, Government Vessel Construction and Repair and Characteristics Cargo Movements and Trade Routes Labor and Management--General Employment, Unions and Trade Associations, and Personnel Casualties Government Personnel and Inland Waterways.

Subject Categories:

  • Information Science
  • Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE