Accession Number : AD0886081

Title :   Offshore Discharge of Containership.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : MILITARY TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT COMMAND TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING AGENCY NEWPORT NEWS VA

Personal Author(s) : Cottingham, George R.

Report Date : JUN 1971

Pagination or Media Count : 25

Abstract : The evaluation was to determine the ability of the U.S. Army to off-load containerships where port facilities are not available. This report is concerned with the off-loading of containership by helicopters and lighters and the related operations on the shore and at the air terminal. Two containers were instrumented to obtain shock levels encountered during container movement and handling. (Author)

Descriptors :   *HANDLING, *CARGO SHIPS, CARGO, CONTAINERS, HELICOPTERS, YARD CRAFT, HOISTS.

Subject Categories : Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE