1 edition of Overview of the commercial navigation industry of the United States on the Great Lakes found in the catalog.
Overview of the commercial navigation industry of the United States on the Great Lakes
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||prepared 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.|
|Series||IWR report ;, 92-R-6|
|Contributions||Institute for Water Resources (U.S.). Navigation Division., United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Buffalo District.|
|LC Classifications||HE398 .O94 1992|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxvi, 178 p. :|
|Number of Pages||178|
|LC Control Number||93124933|
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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