An Analysis of Unit Deployments Through US East Coast Ports
MILITARY TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT COMMAND TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING AGENCY NEWPORT NEWS VA
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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 shipberth 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.
- Civil Engineering
- Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies