: American Society of Civil Engineers
AMERICA'S PORTS: GATEWAY TO THE GLOBAL ECONOMY
Edited by Thomas J. Collins
2001 / 1293 pp.
Proceedings of Ports 2001 conference, held in Norfolk, Virginia, April 29-May 2, 2001. Sponsored by Ports and Harbors Committee of the Coasts, Oceans, Ports and Rivers Institute of ASCE; U.S. Section of the Permanent International Association of Navigation Congresses. Cohosted by Virginia Port Authority, Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Norfolk, Virginia.
This collection contains 133 papers discussing a broad range of national and international issues related to port engineering, waterfront facilities planning, and navigation improvements. These papers focus on new challenges to ports in the areas of transportation, environmental engineering, earthquake engineering, and project delivery.
- port planning;
- terminal planning and design;
- intermodal facilities;
- geotechnical engineering;
- seismic guidelines;
- waterfront structures;
- repair and rehabilitation;
- cranes and shiploading systems;
- pile inspection and maintenance;
- marine fendering;
- vessel moorings;
- composites technology;
- coastal engineering;
- dredging, breakwaters, and navigation;
- waterways and locks; and
- military facilities.
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