After the storm

November 2008
Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);11/3/2008, Vol. 9 Issue 43, p21
The article reveals the growth of roll-on, roll-off (ro-ro) carriers in the Gulf Coast helped by high and heavy cargoes. One ro-ro carrier, Wallenius Willhelmsem Logistics, is looking to add a third vessel to its direct service between Galveston, Texas and Latin America. It even plans to expand its direct services between the port and the Middle East. Focusing on ro-ro has helped the Gulf port reopen more quickly after the hurricane.


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