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Safe waterways: Fs154-40/2002E-PDF

a users guide to the design, maintenance and safe use of waterways.

"This document provides planners with a set of procedures to be used when determining waterway parameters required to provide efficient manoeuvrability with no less than minimum safety margins and allowances. Procedures are set forth for the determination of channel width, depth, side slope and curvature, as well as the alignment of channels. The guidelines have been developed for waterways utilized primarily by large traffic, such as tankers, general cargo and bulk carriers, and are not meant to replace more extensive analyses for the final channel design"--Introd., p. 1.

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Department/Agency Department of Fisheries and Oceans. Canadian Coast Guard.
Title Safe waterways
Subtitle a users guide to the design, maintenance and safe use of waterways.
Publication Type Monograph
Language [English]
Other Language Editions [French]
Format Electronic
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Note Title from cover. Issued also in French under title: Voies navigables sécuritaires : guide concernant la conception, l'entretien et l'utilisation sécuritaire des voies de navigation. Partie 1(a) Lignes directrices pour une conception sécuritaire de chenaux commerciaux.
Date [2002].
Number of Pages 31 p. :
Catalogue Number
  • Fs154-40/2002E-PDF
Subject Terms Waterways