The Influence of Cargo Access Equipment on Ships’ Performance

  • I. L. Buxton
  • R. P. Daggitt
  • J. King

Summary

This chapter identifies the principal elements of the time spent in port, and shows that about half of quay-to-quay transport costs are attributable to such time. Delays in port directly attributable to cargo access equipment now form a very small proportion of total delays. Correct choice of access equipment can considerably reduce overall port times, with benefits to both shipper and shipowner.

Keywords

Steam Transportation Income Lime Liner 

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References

  1. [3.1]
    Melessen, H. K. J. Managerial Tools for Improving Productivity. 9th Int. Conf of Int. Cargo Handling Co-ordination Assn, Gothenburg, 1969.Google Scholar
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    Goss, R. O. The Cost of Ship’s Time. In: Advances in Maritime Economics, Ch. 4, Cambridge University Press, 1977.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© MacGregor Publications Ltd. 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • I. L. Buxton
    • 1
  • R. P. Daggitt
    • 1
  • J. King
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Naval Architecture and ShipbuildingUniversity of Newcastle-upon-TyneUK
  2. 2.University of Wales Institute of Science and TechnologyUK

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