Lecture03-Planning-of-Ports

Lecture03-Planning-of-Ports - TTE TTE- 6755 Port Planning...

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Unformatted text preview: TTE TTE- 6755 Port Planning and Development 6755 Port Planning and Development Lecture #03 Lecture #03 The Planning of Ports L. Prieto-Portar 2009 Functions of Port Facilities Functions of Port Facilities The first step of Port Planning is to lay out the most desired basic functions of the port: Transportation of Cargo Storage of Cargo Sea-related Services Land-related Services Delivery related Services The Three Phases of the Planning Process. The Three Phases of the Planning Process. Phase I: Preliminary Planning: 1) Site selection of the port; 2) Port economics; 3) The environmental impact of the port facilities. Phase II: Detailed Planning: 4) Choosing the best layout for the port; 5) Choosing the types and dimensions of the port facilities; 6) Estimating the pricing policies of the port. Phase III: Strategic Planning: Phase I: Preliminary Planning. Phase I: Preliminary Planning. 1)Site selection of the port. a) Area requirements:- The nature of the port (cruises, bulk cargo, containers, etc).- The transportation needs (RR, highway, river barges, etc).- The storage needs (immediate trans-shipment, none, etc).- The type of industries served (now and future). Location and Growth: Factors:- Land-side (foundation conditions, overland communications, );- Water-side (distance to deepwater, waves, tides, );- Wind strength (strong winds, hurricanes, );- Growth of ports and growth of adjacent lands are interrelated;- Economy of size. b) Suitable protection of the harbor:- Prevent damaging wave action.- Prevent damaging wind action.- Dredge the results of sedimentation.- Prevent damage from flowing ice.- Seek possible protection behind an island.- Seek protection in a deep natural bay.- Seek protection in a sheltered lagoon. Facilities and utilities: c) Facilities and utilities: Long term investments:- Dredged channels- Quay walls and wharves- Permanent buildings (warehouses, offices) Short term investments:- Cranes, fork-lifts, trucks- Tugs, dredgers- Vehicles d) Port Services: Bringing Ships in and out of the Port:- Pilotage;- Towage;- Maintaining channels, marks, and buoys....
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Lecture03-Planning-of-Ports - TTE TTE- 6755 Port Planning...

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