GREAT LAKES-OVERSEAS MARINE TRANSPORTATION MARKET ASSESSMENT. A BUSINESS PROPOSAL FOR U.S. FLAG OPERATIONS. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

The study establishes the essential criteria for a successful U.S. flag operations to and from the nation's fourth seacoast. By employing market surveys, modal split analyses and required freight rate models, the study evaluates 42 variations of alternative marine transportation systems as potential competitors in a Great Lakes-Overseas system. The study recommends two specific systems and develops the required management financial and marketing plans.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Also available in set of 4 reports PC E11, PB-265 045-SET.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Simat, Helliesen and Eichner, Incorporated

    1019 19th Street, NW
    Washington, DC  United States  20036

    Maritime Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Publication Date: 1977-2

Media Info

  • Pagination: 16 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00155129
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: MA-RD-940-77060
  • Contract Numbers: MA-4-37124
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Aug 31 2000 12:00AM