Ports, Waterways, Rail, and International Trade Issues 1990

This issue contains ten papers concerned with ports, waterways, rail, and international trade issues. Specific topics addressed include: the U.S.-Canada Free Trade Agreement; Ontario’s trade with the United States; ship impact risk analyses of two Hudson River bridges; supplemental freight on ferries; ship handling simulations in the evaluation of channels for two-way traffic; high-speed passenger ferry service; and waterborne passenger transportation user characteristics. Additional topics include: liquid cargo movements and incidents on the Upper Mississippi River; the impact of technological change on foreign trade for the St. Lawrence Seaway and the Panama Canal; and the use of advanced train control systems in scheduling and operating railroads.

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  • Publication Date: 1990


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  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 110p
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  • Accession Number: 01495456
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 0309050197
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
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