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Title Environmental performance of tanker designs in collision and grounding : method for comparison / Committee for Evaluating Double Hull Tanker Design Alternatives.
Imprint Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, [2001]
©2001

Series Special report / Marine Board, Transportation Research Board, National Research Council ; 259
Special report (National Research Council (U.S.). Transportation Research Board) ; 259.
Subject Tankers -- Design and construction -- Evaluation -- Methodology.
Tankers -- Accidents -- Environmental aspects.
Petroleum -- Transportation -- Safety measures.
Oil spills -- Data processing.
Alt Name National Research Council (U.S.). Committee for Evaluating Double Hull Tanker Design Alternatives.
National Research Council (U.S.). Marine Board.
Description 1 online resource (xiii, 136 pages) : illustrations (some color).
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Summary Accompanying CD-ROM contains " ... [full text with resource papers and study data."--Disc label.
Contents ""Preface""; ""acronyms and glossary""; ""contents""; ""executive summary""; ""1 introduction""; ""2 assessment of previous evaluation methods, proposals for alternative designs, and historical databases""; ""3 description of the proposed methodology""; ""4 application of the methodology""; ""5 conclusions and recommendations""; ""appendix a: presentations at committee meetings""; ""appendix b: the coast guard authorization act of 1998""; ""appendix c: summary of imo 13f guidelines""; ""appendix d: structural designs for new double- hull tankers""; ""study committee biographical information""
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0309550335 (electronic bk.)
9780309550338 (electronic bk.)
0309072409 (pbk.)
9780309072403 (pbk.)
OCLC # 60248113
Additional Format Print version: Environmental performance of tanker designs in collision and grounding. Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, ©2001 0309072409 (DLC) 2001057451 (OCoLC)48501492