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Marine Transportation QuickTimeª and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture. http://pictures.directnews.co.uk/liveimages/Holland+America+cruise+line_657_19081115_0_0_7021925_300.jpg
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Water Characteristics 13.9% of total freight in 2003 Advantages Low variable cost and medium fixed cost Capable of shipping heavy goods Bulk Shipping Liner Shipping Disadvantages Long length of transit Limited accessibility Weather limitations
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U.S. vs. Canada Total trade by water in 2007 (millions of $) U.S. = $1,398,949 CA = $148,491
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Unformatted text preview: • Number of ports currently – U.S. = 470 – Canada = 238 Imports & Exports • Why we need Canada! Trade by water – Canada to U.S. • $19,208 million dollars worth of goods in 2007 – U.S. to Canada • $5,422 million dollars worth of goods in 2007 QuickTimeª and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture. http://www.maplelng.com/ewyse/image.php?id=116 http://www.dot.gov/clip_image002.jpg QuickTimeª and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture....
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This note was uploaded on 02/22/2011 for the course BMGT 372 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at Maryland.

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