Ports and Inland Waterways - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080224602, 9781483156095

Ports and Inland Waterways

1st Edition

Reviews of United Kingdom Statistical Sources

Authors: R. E. Baxter Celia M. Phillips
Editors: W. F. Maunder
eBook ISBN: 9781483156095
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1979
Page Count: 316
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Description

Ports and Inland Waterways is a review of sources of statistics on ports and inland waterways in the United Kingdom and covers subjects such as foreign traffic by commodity; coastwise traffic by commodity; special traffic; scheme and non-scheme port traffic; container and roll-on traffic; contents of containers; driver accompanied and unaccompanied road goods vehicles; and restow movements. Transhipment and transit movements are also included, along with fishery traffic, passenger traffic, and shipping movements. This volume is comprised of 12 chapters and begins with an overview of ports and shipping places in the United Kingdom, with emphasis on standardization, collection, and collation of port statistics on a national basis and the creation of the National Ports Council under the Harbours Act of 1964. A brief summary of industry activity concerned and its organization is given in order to present a clear background understanding of how data are collected; what is being measured; the stage at which measurements are made; what the reporting units are; the channels through which returns are routed; and where they are processed. Statistics of customs ports and other areas of the industry are then provided, including those of manpower and finance. Proposed developments for the industry are discussed in the last chapter. This book will be of interest to transportation officials, statisticians, economists, and social science researchers.

Table of Contents


Foreword

Introduction

Review No. 17: Ports and Inland Waterways

Subject Index to Ports and Inland Waterways

Review No. 18 : Civil Aviation

Subject Index to Civil Aviation

Details

No. of pages:
316
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Pergamon 1979
Published:
Imprint:
Pergamon
eBook ISBN:
9781483156095

About the Author

R. E. Baxter

Celia M. Phillips

About the Editor

W. F. Maunder