WATER CARRIERS - CHAPTERS 6-10 WATER CARRIERS SURFACE...

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CHAPTERS 6-10 WATER CARRIERS SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD (STB) - government body that regulates water carrier industry Common USER CHARGES in water carrier industry: 1. LOCK FEES 2. DOCK FEES 3. FUEL TAXES COMMODITIES that move via water: OIL COAL ORE CHEMICALS CABOTAGE LAWS - non-U.S. flagged vessels can’t transport U.S. to U.S. port CARGO PREFERENCE LAWS - 50% of gross tonnage of U.S. government must be transported by U.S. flagged carriers FLAGS OF CONVENIENCE - allow shipping companies to reflag vessels of another country REASON FOR : COST SAVINGS REASON AGAINST : loss of DOD contracts/security PIPELINES BATCHING PIG - used to separate different commodities or grades of oil in pipeline 3 TYPES OF PIPELINES and DIFFERENCES between them: 1. GATHERING LINES - small diameter, frequently laid on surface of ground to ensure ease of relocation when well / fields run dry 2. CRUDE/TRUNK - large diameter, for long distance movement (terminal to terminal) below the ground 3
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