Accession Number : AD0770711

Title :   Vessel Traffic Systems Issue Study. Volume 1: Executive Summary.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.

Corporate Author : COAST GUARD WASHINGTON D C

Report Date : MAR 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 34

Abstract : A study on vessel traffic systems is presented in four volumes. Volume One is an executive summary including the major conclusions and recommendations. More action is to be taken to reduce the loss of lives, injuries to people, and damage to property and the environment that results from the steadily increasing number of serious vessel casualties that occur in U. S. waters.

Descriptors :   *Water traffic, *Harbors, *Waterways, United States, Systems engineering, Management planning and control, Operation, Forecasting, Coast Guard research, Safety

Subject Categories : Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE