Inland Water Transport in the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics and Hungary

By: United Nations - Study Group of Experts

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United Nations - Study Group of Experts. Inland Water Transport in the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics and Hungary. Report of the Study Group of Experts from Asia and the Far East on their visits to The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics and Hungary, August to October 1959. Under the sponsorship of The Bureau of Technical Assistance, Operations and The Economic Commission for Asia and the Far East. New York : United Nations, 1961. Pp (2),iii-v,(1),1-175,(3). Small folio, blue cardcovers, with black lettering to cover & spine. Contents: 1.Introduction. Part One : Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. 2. Inland waterway transport craft, and methods; 3. Economic aspects of inland waterway transport; 4. Cargo handling; 5. Construction, maintenance and repair of vessels; 6. River conservancy and dredging; 7. Navigation structures and their operation; 8. Government organizations dealing with inland waterway transport and river and canal conservancy. Part Two : Hungary. 9. Inland waterway transport in Hungary and on the Danube River. Part Three : Recommendations.10. Applicability of notable features observed. Annexes. 1. Map indicating travel route; 2. Particulars of various types ofcraft used in the Soviet Union; 3. Standard specifications of pusher craft ; 4. Method of cost calculation for cargo transport by self-propelled vessels; 5. Labour needed for repair of a twin-screw lake-type tug; 6. Labour needed for repair of mechanical units of a paddle-steamer; 7. Selected bibliography; 8. List of participants. With 69 figures (of which28 are photos). 1. D.17 Dumb barge for general cargo; 2. D.19 Open hopper barge (design); 3.D.20 Covered barge (design); 4. P.22 Hydro-jet propelled cargo vessel; 5. P.22 (but larger) Self-propelled hydro-jet vessel (design); 6. Stern of hydro-jet propelled vessel; 7. Hydro-jet, operating ahead; 8. Hydro-jet, operating astern; 9. P.24 Self-propelled vessel (600 tons, 300 hp); 10. P.24 Self-propelled vessel (design); 11. P.25 Self-propelled vessel (2,000 tons, 800 hp); 12. P.25 Self-propelled vessel "Bolshaia Volga" (design); 13. P.26 Self-propelled tanker (3,300 tons, 1,000 hp); 14. P.26 Self-propelled tanker(design) ; 15. T.l6 Hydro-jet propelled tug (150 hp); 16. T.l6 Hydro-jet p usher / tug (design); 17. T.l6 Hydro-jet pusher / tug moving tvo barges; 18. T.19 Pusher / tug "Krasnoi Sermovo" (design); 19. Twin-screw pusher of low horse-power; 20. Twin-screw pusher of medium horse-power; 21. Twin-screw tug of medium horse-power; 22. T.21 Twin-screw tug "Admiral Uskadov"; 23. T.22 Twin-screw pusher "Zelenodolsk"; 24. T.22 Twin-screw pusher "Zelenodolsk" with two barges; 25. T.22 Pusher "Zelenodolsk" (design); 26. PA.l "Moskovitch"-type passenger vessel (132 passengers); 27. PA.2 Hydro-jet propelledpassenger vessel (270 passengers); 28. PA.2 Hydro-jet passenger vessel (de sign); 29. PA.2 Stern of hydro-jet propelled passenger vessel; 30. PA.3 "OM"-type passenger vessel (270 passengers); 31. PA.3 Passenger vessel "OM" (design); 32. PA.5 "Rodina"-type passenger vessel (450 passengers); 33. PA.5 "Rodina" 1,200 hp, 3^3 passengers (design); 34. PA.7 "Raketa"-type hydrofoil craft {66 passengers); 35. P.27 Plastic-hull self-propelled craft; 36. Main passenger terminal; 37. Floating passenger terminal on concrete pontoon;38. Bottle screw with ratchet, on a pusher barge; 39. Quick-release hook o n pusher, for main connecting hawser; 40. Examples of unit rate curves; 41.Typical layout of a small port with small variation in water level; 42. Ty pical layout of a small port with large variation in water level; 43. Typical layout of a ship repair yard; 44. Bow of cutter suction dredger; 45. Auxiliary launch for placing anchors of dredger; 46. Electronic device for measuring percentage of solids in discharge pipeline of dredger ; 47. Channel improvement by combined dredging and dumping of sand; 48. Dredger working in the channel on the left, and building up a shoal on the right hand side; 49. Crossing transit marks; 50. Lock on Moscow Canal; 51. Typical cross section of a lock chamber; 52. Drive mechanisms for lock gates; 53. Dial for semi-automatic lock operations; 54. Typical lay-outs of locks for reservoirs; 55. Drive mechanisms for lock gates; 56. Floating bollard; 57. Floating bollard (design); 58. Prefabricated panels (design); 59. Structure of Ministry of River Fleet; 60. Structure of Shipping Organizations; 61. Structure of River and Canal Conservancy Organization; 62. Organization Chart of Ports of the First Category; 63. Organization Chart of Ship Repair Yards; 64. D.23 Dumb barges; 65. D.24 Dumb tank vessel; 66. T.25 Twin-screw tug; 67. Formations of Tows on the Danube River; 68. Special Tariff - Hungarian Waterway Transport (Internal); 69. Structure of Shipping Organization in Hungary.Spine sunned, margins browned, rubbed, else good. Very scarce. 200.00

Title: Inland Water Transport in the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics and Hungary

Author Name: United Nations - Study Group of Experts

Categories: 80,

Publisher: United Nations, New York, 1961,:

Seller ID: 98125

Keywords: RUSSIA SOVIET UNION USSR SHIPS FERRIES MERCANTILE HUNGARY RIVERS HUNGARIAN RUSSIAN SHIPPING HISTORY,