Transporting Steel by Barge

Markham, Dan
June 2008
Metal Center News;Jun2008, Vol. 48 Issue 7, p24
Trade Publication
The article reports on the potential of barge transportation as a means to deliver metals amidst high fuel prices and heavy traffic on highways and rail lines in the U.S. It examines the growth of shipping by barge, from being the third choice for receiving metal to being the preferred source of transporting steel. It highlights the importance of barge travel in alleviating some of the capacity issues confronting other modes of transportation. INSET: New Coast Guard Regulations....


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