Accession Number:

ADA135602

Title:

Ship Collisions with Bridges: The Nature of the Accidents, Their Prevention and Mitigation.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL WASHINGTON DC MARINE BOARD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1983-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

137.0

Abstract:

This report provides a review of accident records of ship collisions with bridges in coastal ports and harbors, and of consideration important to preventing and mitigating such accidents--ship maneuverability in restricted waterways dynamics of ship collisions with bridges siting , design, geotechnical analysis and engineering criteria protective and mitigative strategies risk and hazards analysis. The report treats regulatory and institutional matters, and offers conclusions and recommendations.

Subject Categories:

  • Civil Engineering
  • Marine Engineering
  • Safety Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE