Economics Report 3 - Economics Report #3 Jordan Stanton The...

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Economics Report #3 Jordan Stanton The trip to Jacksonville’s Blount Island Marine Terminal was one that solidified my stance on Jacksonville’s ability to take part so effectively in world economics. Blount Islands capability of importing/exporting more than 600,000 vehicles, transporting over 8.7 million tons of cargo per year, and successfully sending over 125,000 citizens away on luxury cruises is what helps stimulate Jacksonville and the rest of Florida’s economy. The success of the terminal is evident by its averaged 2.7 billion dollar yearly profit statistic. One of the most interesting topics covered by the tour guide was the breakdown of the types of cargo handled by the Blount Island Terminal. The leader was container cargo which had a total of 4,075,907 tons, bulk cargo was next with 2,203,249 tons, following bulk was breakbulk cargo with 1,212,917 tons and closely following and the most fascinating in my opinion is vehicles with 1,204,470 tons. The numbers are not what makes this area of information so
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This note was uploaded on 04/21/2008 for the course CS 150 taught by Professor Dormady during the Fall '07 term at Jacksonville University.

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Economics Report 3 - Economics Report #3 Jordan Stanton The...

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