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eNews • March 29, 2019
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The Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway is a deep draft waterway extending 2,340 miles from the Atlantic Ocean to Duluth, Minnesota, along Lake Superior.

Source: The St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation
Grain, Fertilizer Transportation: MS River Flooding Prevents Barge Movement

Grain, Fertilizer Transportation: MS River Flooding Prevents Barge Movement

Mike Steenhoek, executive director of the Soy Transportation Coalition, said in an email to DTN that we often experience flooding this time of the year, but what is unique this year is the fact that:

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Port celebrates strong results, Deeper Draft completion at 6th Annual Business Report

Port celebrates strong results, Deeper Draft completion at 6th Annual Business Report

Community and business leaders, along with Port customers, tenants and partners came together Wednesday, February 13, 2019, for the Port of Grays Harbor's 6th annual Business Report event. Port Commissioners and staff shared 2018 business results, followed by a celebration of the completion of Phase II of the Grays Harbor Navigation Improvement Project, also known as Deeper Draft.

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Greece's fleet remains world's most valuable

Greece's fleet remains world's most valuable

Greece remained the world's top ship-owning nation as the country's total fleet value surpassed U.S. $105 billion, according to VesselsValue's 2019 top 10 global fleet units.

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Electric Container Ships Are Stuck on the Horizon

Electric Container Ships Are Stuck on the Horizon

Just about everything you wear or use around the house once sat in steel boxes on ships whose diesel engines propel them from Asia, emitting particulates and carbon dioxide. Surely, you would think, we can do better.

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The Soy Transportation Coalition is comprised of thirteen state soybean boards, the American Soybean Association, and the United Soybean Board. The National Grain and Feed Association and the National Oilseed Processors Association serve as ex-officio members of the organization.

Soy Transportation Coalition
1255 SW Prairie Trail Pkwy., Ankeny, Iowa 50023
Phone: (515) 727-0665 Fax (515) 251-8657
Email msteenhoek@soytransportation.org
Web www.soytransportation.org

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