Accession Number : AD0781025

Title :   Economic Effectiveness of the Application of Large-Capacity Containers for Marine Transport,

Corporate Author : ARMY FOREIGN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER CHARLOTTESVILLE VA

Personal Author(s) : Grabarnik,I. A.

Report Date : 08 MAY 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 35

Abstract : Successful development of cargo shipment and the introduction of large capacity containers to mixed rail and marine transport is examined. One of the conclusions drawn from this study is that of achieving the greatest effectiveness of transportation of piece goods by using universal containers, particularly those weighing 10 and 20 tons gross.

Descriptors :   *Containers, *Marine transportation, Containerizing, Materials handling vehicles, Rail transportation, Shipping containers, USSR, Translations

Subject Categories : Containers and Packaging

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE