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Overview of the commercial navigation industry of the United States on the Great Lakes

Overview of the commercial navigation industry of the United States on the Great Lakes

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Published by The Institute in Ft. Belvoir, VA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Lakes (North America)
    • Subjects:
    • Shipping -- Great Lakes (North America)

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementprepared for Navigation Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Water Resources Support Center, Institute for Water Resources ; prepared by Buffalo District, United States Army Corps of Engineers.
      SeriesIWR report ;, 92-R-6
      ContributionsInstitute for Water Resources (U.S.). Navigation Division., United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Buffalo District.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE398 .O94 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxvi, 178 p. :
      Number of Pages178
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1465568M
      LC Control Number93124933

      Work is completed on Great Lakes connecting channels above Niagara. So far, 15 Great Lakes harbors deepened to handle larger vessels now plying lakes due to St. Lawrence Seaway and connecting channel improvements. Steamer Daniel J. Morrell founders in Lake Huron with loss of 28 of 29 men. trade business. Great Lakes ports are part of an overall system that competes against other modes of transportation that are less economically viable and far less environmentally sustainable. Compared to the next least costly mode of transportation, the navigation system on the Great Lakes saves industry $ billion dollars annually.


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