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- Inter-American rates follow cargo south as capacity soars. // Westchester County Business Journal;11/10/97, Vol. 36 Issue 45, p15
Announces that the Inter-American Freight Conference was forced to cancel rate increases due to a double digit increase in containership capacity.
- Volume fluctuations at Florida ports reflect shift to north-south trade. Brennan, Terry // Traffic World;9/6/93, Vol. 235 Issue 10, p23
Reports on the container traffic fluctuations at Florida's top East coast ports in the first half of 1993. Shift in trading patterns from east-west to north-south; International container traffic in the ports of Miami, Port Everglades and Jacksonville; Reason for the declining traffic in...
- Financing port infrastructure. Byrne, Martin; Sipsas, Helen // International Advances in Economic Research;Nov96, Vol. 2 Issue 4, p471
Investigates the financial strategies used for port projects, project financing and cash flow techniques used by different ports in the United States. Port financial strategy; Cash management of port managers; Long-term financial strategies; Development and financing strategy of ports; Conclusions.
- A good year all around. Jackson, Jack // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);4/3/95, Vol. 15 Issue 39, p3B
Presents an overview of the regional maritime industry in New Orleans, Louisiana. Economic performance for 1994; Contribution to employment in the state; Profile of the Port of New Orleans in terms of moving cargoes; Project at the St. Bernard Port; Performance of the Port of Louisiana;...
- Port Pusher. Bonura, Chris // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);10/29/2001, Vol. 22 Issue 19, p1
Reports the efforts of Gary LaGrange, director of Port of New Orleans, to increase the revenue of the port. Negotiation between port authorities and the Associated Branch Pilots and Crescent River Port Pilots; Involvement of terminal operators, labor unions and freight forwarders to attract...
- Economic impact of state ports soars since 1990. // South Carolina Business Journal;Feb96, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p9
Reports on the results of a study on the impact of trade through South Carolina's ports on the economy of the state since 1990. Jobs created by trade through the ports; Cargo tons handled by port terminals in Charleston, Georgetown and Port Royal; Number of residents employed due to port activities.
- Cash in short supply for former Soviet ports. Berenyi, Ivan // DPC: Dredging & Port Construction;Jul97, Vol. 24 Issue 7, p19
Reveals that the conversion from central control to the market economy had an adverse effect on Russian harbors. Lack of financing; Rehabilitation of ports; Incursion of ship repair yards into cargo handling.
- Philadelphia, Boston see risk-taking, new services as key survival strategies. Brennan, Terry // Traffic World;10/3/94, Vol. 240 Issue 1, p28
Reports on the strategies of the ports of Philadelphia, Penn. and Boston, Mass. to reduce ports call costs and improve services. Investments in FastShip technology; Joint ventures with railroads; Vessel Sharing Agreements (VSA); Double-stack clearance initiatives by local government authorities.
- RISK SUMMARY: PERU. // Latin America Monitor: Andean Group Monitor;Jun2012, Vol. 29 Issue 6, p5
The article offers information on the politics, economic, and business environment of Peru such as the control of terrorist group on the area of Apurimac and Ene River, increase of unemployment rate in 2012, and increase investments in port projects.