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Posts Tagged ‘Shipping’

Jacksonville, FL: Florida’s Number One Container Port

Wednesday, January 14th, 2015
Jacksonville, FL: Florida’s Number One Container Port

Jacksonville Florida, home to one and a half million people, is Florida’s number one container port…The city’s location along the nation’s rail and highway network make Jacksonville a natural gateway…The Jacksonville Port Authority, known as JAXPORT, offers shippers access to more than 120 million square feet of distribution center and warehousing space, including 31 million cubic feet for refrigerated cargo.

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Michigan: Low Lake Levels Raise Concerns

Monday, January 14th, 2013

What happens if the water in Lake Michigan keeps disappearing? Great Lake humbled by record low water levels. Without a turnaround, shipping, fishing, and whole towns are at risk.

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North American Port Analysis: Preparing for the First Post-Panamax Decade

Thursday, August 16th, 2012

The expansion of the Panama Canal to accommodate vessels capable of carrying up to 12,500 containers will alter global trade routes, and is already promoting the advancement of the science of logistics.

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How It Gets Here: Trains and the Green Supply Chain

Monday, January 10th, 2011

Ever wonder where the things we buy come from…and how they get to our homes? And how does the path a product takes to get to us affect the environment?
-HowTomorrowMoves on YouTube

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PHOTOS: Ports, Ships, Canals and Cargo

Tuesday, October 12th, 2010
Port of Los Angeles sunrise - wirralwater on Flickr

A glimpse of our vast shipping infrastructure

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The Good Haul: Innovations That Improve Freight Transportation and Protect the Environment

Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010

Trade is the lifeblood of the global economy, but it comes at a high price for the environment and local communities. Moving freight creates traffic congestion, greenhouse gas emissions, toxic air pollution and noise in local communities. Without thoughtful infrastructure and operations improvements, projected increases in trade threaten to make these problems worse and place greater strains on the nation’s aging infrastructure.

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