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Economic analyses of St. Lawrence Seaway cargo movements and forecasts of future cargo tonnage.

Stanford Research Institute.

Economic analyses of St. Lawrence Seaway cargo movements and forecasts of future cargo tonnage.

by Stanford Research Institute.

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Published in Menlo Park, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Inland water transportation -- Saint Lawrence Seaway.,
  • Saint Lawrence Seaway.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Commerce
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 184 p.
    Number of Pages184
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16435629M

      Despite a downturn in overall cargo movements through the St. Lawrence Seaway in July (down % over ), new cargos and new vessels signaled continued confidence in the future .   WASHINGTON – The U.S. Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation (SLSDC) today announced that eight U.S. ports in the Great Lakes St. Lawrence Seaway System are receiving the agency’s Robert J. Lewis Pacesetter Award for registering increases in international cargo tonnage shipped through their ports during the navigation season.

    Economic Impact of the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Seaway System (GLSLS): Phase II Executive Summary Project goals include plans to make use of economic impact analysis to estimate the economic value of the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Seaway (GLSLS) system . LAWRENCE SEAWAY Estimating the economic beneï¬ ts of transoceanic shipping through the St. Lawrence Seaway is a challenging task. On the assumption that closing the seaway to transoceanic vessels would change the costs of shipping goods from points outside the seaway into the Great Lakes and vice versa, the challenge is to quantify the.

      The Governments of the United States and Canada must decide in the near future if vessel and cargo transit on the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway (GL-SLS) is to be operated at capacity or the system be improved to accommodate the projected increases. The most comprehensive examination of the Corps economic analysis was prepared for the New. St. Lawrence Seaway cargo volumes up in November from a year ago Tuesday, Decem - am The St. Lawrence Seaway is "reporting strong growth" in November cargo volumes that is expected to carry through the final weeks of the season, according to a news release.


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Economic analyses of St. Lawrence Seaway cargo movements and forecasts of future cargo tonnage by Stanford Research Institute. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Economic analyses of St. Lawrence Seaway cargo movements and forecasts of future cargo tonnage. [Stanford Research Institute.; United States. Department of Commerce.]. The St. Lawrence Seaway today announced a % increase in year-to-date dry bulk cargo shipments, despite an overall % decrease in Seaway-wide total tonnage compared to this time last year.

The top-performing cargos through September include: Salt. 13 Great Lakes St. Lawrence Seaway System, “The Economic Impacts of the Great Lakes St. Lawrence Seaway System.” - tonnage, future commodity value, and future transportation affects relative to commodities. Wisconsin Air Cargo/Freight Trends, Issues, and Forecasts.

Lake Huron. The St. Lawrence Seaway has tamed the St. Lawrence River, enabling ships to sail from Lake Ontario to the Atlantic Ocean. The resulting deep draft navigation system is the longest in the world, extending 3, kilometers (2, miles) into the North American heartland.

This waterway complements the region’s rail and. The St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corp. says the economic recovery will help cargo shipments grow by about seven per cent to million tonnes in Chapter IV – St. Lawrence Seaway: Includes impacts of domestic and international cargo that has travelled through the St.

Lawrence Seaway, a system of canals and locks, which connects the Great Lakes to the lower St. Lawrence River. The St. Lawrence Seaway extends from St. Lambert Lock in Montreal to Lake Erie and is composed of a series of.

million metric tons of cargo is moved on the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway System. Dominant cargoes include iron ore for steel production, coal for power generation, limestone and cement for construction, and grain for both domestic consumption and export.

Three distinct vessel-operator communities serve the waterway. Since coming into full operation inthe St. Lawrence Seaway has handled more than billion metric tons of cargo with an estimated value of $ billion. The competitiveness, prosperity and. Email: [email protected] Phone: Alt Phone: Fax: Business Hours: am pm ET, M-F.

The St. Lawrence Seaway serves cargo vessels, cruise ships and a multitude of preparing for the future. And the ‘present’ was an economic downturn like no other during our movements of iron ore, coal, coke and semi-finished steel dropped to near all time lows.

The overall results for /10 saw traffic levels and tonnage down by Varied Cargo keeps Shipping Atop an Ever-Changing Economic World. The St. Lawrence Seaway reported gains in traditional and project cargo for the month of June. Year-to-date total cargo shipments for the period from Ma through J were million metric tons, a decrease of just over 2 percent compared to The Great Lakes St.

Lawrence Seaway System provides a safe, efficient and reliable commercial waterborne connection between the Great Lakes region of North America and foreign markets worldwide.

If the Great Lakes region were a country, it would rank as the third largest economy in the world. Maritime commerce on the Great Lakes St. Lawrence Seaway System annually sustainsU.S. and. The Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation has released its study of the economic impacts of shipping in the Great Lakes-St.

Lawrence region highlighting that cargo moved in   Total cargo tonnage from March 20 to September 30 reached million metric tons – 3 million metric tons more compared to the same period inaccording to The St.

Lawrence Seaway. The Avonberg waits with its cargo of windmill parts in the locks as the St. Lawrence Seaway opens for its 53rd season Tuesday, Ma in St. Lambert, Quebec. Statistics released this week show that more than billion tonnes of cargo worth more than $billion have passed through the seaway, most of it between Canadian and U.S.

ports. Economic Impact of the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Seaway System Phase II Principal Investigator: Dr. David J. Doorn Department of Economics Labovitz School of Business and Economics University of Minnesota Duluth Project Adviser: Dr.

Richard Stewart University of Wisconsin Superior Port of Green Bay, PRELIMINARY ESTIMATES. National Technical Report Library. Publication Date: Page Count: Abstract: The Great Lakes and St.

Lawrence Seaway System (GLSLS) has long played a key role in North Americas transportation system by providing a vital transportation link for the movement of bulk traffic. More thanjobs and USD $35 billion (CAD $45 billion) in economic activity are supported by movement of cargoes on the Great Lakes–St.

Lawrence Seaway System. The St. Lawrence Seaway has. The St. Lambert Lock is the gateway to the Great Lakes St. Lawrence Seaway — a system of canals, shipping channels and locks that allows ships to sail 3, kilometres inland from the Atlantic Ocean to the head of Lake Superior — and the Spruceglen is the first vessel to enter the waterway in its 50th-anniversary season.

About half the cargo is to and from overseas ports, especially Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The remainder is U.S. and Canadian coastal trade. The annual tonnage averages between 40 million and 50 million tonnes. In the seaway authority commissioned a study of the economic impact of the seaway in both Canada and the U.S.Octo – St.

Lawrence Seaway cargo shipments in September were buoyed by road salt, iron ore exports and general cargo such as aluminum and wind energy components. However, overall Seaway volumes were slower due in part to the late Prairie harvest.Chapter II: Seaway Traffic Analysis Total cargo tonnage moving on the Seaway system has shown an upward trend since its opening in A record million tons was reached in The Seaway is the low cost route for the transportation of such bulk cargoes as .