Introduction to Production Processes and Facilities in the Steel Shipbuilding and Repair Industry
NATIONAL STEEL AND SHIPBUILDING CO SAN DIEGO CA
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This report is provided as a supplement to the Environmental Best Management Practices project paper 0353 task N1-89-3 published in July 1992. The SP-1 Panel, Facilities and Environmental Effects, agreed that this report would be a good addition to the Best Management Practices Project at the January 1991 Panel Meeting in New Orleans, LA. The intended purpose of this report is to serve as an introduction to the steel shipbuilding and repair industries production processes and facilities. The target audiences for this report are environmental regulators, new employees, and others not versed in shipbuilding and repair processes and facilities. The processes and facilities described in this manual are generic in nature. The manual will provide the introductory reader a general understanding of how the facilities and production operations function in the shipyard. Basic research for this manual was performed at NASSCO. Information about various shipbuilding facilities and processes was solicited from various shipyards throughout the nation.
- Marine Engineering
- Environmental Health and Safety