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Economic state of the barge industry

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Subcommittee on Surface Transportation.

Economic state of the barge industry

hearing before the Subcommittee on Surface Transportation of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, Ninety-eighth Congress, first session, on economic state of the barge industry, August 3, 1983.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Subcommittee on Surface Transportation.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Barges -- Economic aspects -- United States.,
  • Inland water transportation -- Economic aspects -- United States.,
  • United States -- Commerce.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesS. hrg -- 98-269.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 44 p. ;
    Number of Pages44
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17662514M

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Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce, Science, and. Today’s Barge Industry. Economic Impact of Barge Transportation. More t people employed aboard tugs and towbo people employed by shipyards Almostworkers in industries that rely on raw materials delivered by barge Industry contributes over $5 billion a year to nation’s economyFile Size: 2MB.

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Barge industry is still struggling with too much equipment and too many infrastructure failures. Ken Hocke photo The U.S. economy is growing, but too much equipment and too many infrastructure problems are stunting growth in the barge : Ken Hocke.

The industry directly paid or collected nearly $ billion in federal, state and local taxes. Barges provide efficient and environment-friendly transport. One inland barge hauling 1, tons of cargo is the equivalent of 16 bulk rail cars or 70 tractor : Pamela Glass.

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State governments frequently introduce and enact laws within months, the fast pace means state-level issues require quick action. NMMA has developed infographics to illustrate the economic impact of recreational boating for each state to educate the public and key decision makers on regulatory issues.

But the barge industry—which employs over 1, Minnesotans directly, and supplies up to 5, indirect jobs, according to industry estimates—will likely never return to the glory years Economic state of the barge industry bookaccording to one of the report's authors, Jerry Fruin, a.

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Industry feel that vessel safety has been dismissed in this process and that safe navigation will be compromised. A vast and powerful river, the Hudson has long been a vital piece in our nations Marine Transportation System (MTS) serving New York State and our Nation connecting cities/ports world-wide with numerous ports along the HudsonFile Size: KB.

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PANAJI: On failure to get any relief from the Central government the association of the barge owners approached the State government seeking industry status to barge operations in. barge industry—reports that from tothe covered barge fleet size for the Mississippi River System was reduced f to 10, barges, an 18 percent reduction When fewer barges are available, carrying capacity is lower and competition becomes more intense for available barge transportation.

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