Economic State of the Barge Industry: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Surface Transportation of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, Ninety-eighth Congress, First Session, on Economic State of the Barge Industry, August 3, 1983
United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Subcommittee on Surface Transportation
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1983 - 44 páginas
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Página 22 - The navigable waters leading into the Mississippi and St. Lawrence, and the carrying places between the same, shall be common highways, and forever free, as well to the inhabitants of the said territory, as to the citizens of the United States, and those of any other states that may be admitted into the confederacy, without any tax, impost, or duty therefor.
Página 17 - US port industry handles approximately 1.9 billion tons of commerce annually. The total tonnage of commerce moved on inland waterways is approximately 600 million tons annually. The net inland traffic on the main channels and all tributaries of the Mississippi, Illinois, Missouri and Ohio Rivers is 300 million tons annually.
Página 19 - Secretary of the Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans, for his assistance on the day of the boat's arrival, he joining our party on the trip up the river and arranging the meeting of the "Samson" with the "New Orleans," and the transfer of our Committee and guests from one boat to the other.
Página 26 - I have prepared published studies on transportation development for state governments and have appeared on various occasions as witness before committees of the United States Senate and House of Representatives, in addition to hearings of the Interstate Commerce Commission and other government agencies. I have served as consultant on transportation economics to various civic groups, trade associations, and private business firms. I am listed in Who's Who In America and in American Men and Women of...
Página 1 - Mr. Chairman. I am very pleased to have this opportunity to appear before this committee as a cosponsor of S.
Página 20 - US land devoted to export crops and livestock is increasing by millions of acres annually. The vast network of support and service companies and organizations that link American farms to consumers beyond our borders benefits from exports. Businesses that include agricultural machinery and chemicals manufacturers ; the packaging and container industries ; the transportation system ; international banks ; forwarders ; brokers ; and the small army of marketers, promotion specialists; and commercial...
Página 26 - Marvin J. Barloon. I am Carlton professor of economics, emeritus, at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, where 1 have been in charge of research and instruction in the economics of transportation for many years.
Página 20 - Because of balance of payment requirements, US land devoted to export crops and livestock is increasing by millions of acres annually. The vast network of support and service companies and organizations that link American farms to consumers beyond our borders benefits from exports. Businesses that include agricultural machinery and chemicals manufacturers ; the packaging and container industries ; the transportation system ; international banks ; forwarders ; brokers ; and the small army of marketers,...