Accession Number:

ADA105660

Title:

Commercial Maritime Information: A Critical Appraisal.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL WASHINGTON DC MARITIME TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH BOARD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1981-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

127.0

Abstract:

The proposed project initially had the following objectives To study currently produced maritime statistical data To analyze the purposes for which statistics are produced, the users of statistics and the cost of the current statistics production system To meet with users of maritime statistics to determine what needs are and are not being filled To meet with the agencies generating maritime statistics and the entities reporting to these agencies to determine what improvements in the system can be made and To recommend a consistent government-wide program of maritime data acquisition, processing, and dissemination that will operate with maximum efficiency to achieve full utilization of the statistical data that are produced. This report is intended to fulfill these initial objectives.

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE