New technology in longshoring

Goldberg, Joseph P.
July 1973
Monthly Labor Review;Jul73, Vol. 96 Issue 7, p34
Academic Journal
Reports on key issues and developments relevant to technological innovations in longshoring. Techniques involving economies of scale and mechanization to speed up transit and loading and unloading operations and standardization methods; Changes involving the carriage and handling of general cargoes; Cost of operations.


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