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February 2003
Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);02/10/2003, Vol. 4 Issue 6, p22
Focuses on the competition of the Port of Wilmington, Delaware with bigger ports for automobile shipments. Reason of Ford Motor Co. for shifting its business to Baltimore, Maryland; Advantages of Wilmington over other ports; Improvements undertaken in the port.


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