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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.

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).
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Summary Accompanying CD-ROM contains " ... [full text with resource papers and study data."--Disc label.
Note Print version record.
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
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.

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