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On the record: Texas well-positioned as Panama Canal expands: a conversation with retired U.S. Coast Guard Capt. Bill Diehl

Capt. Diehl, president of the Greater Houston Port Bureau, was U.S. Coast Guard liaison officer to the Panama Canal Authority from 2004 to 2006. A maritime safety, security and environmental response expert, he served on the operational managers board, charged with moving up to 14,000 vessels safely through the canal each year. Capt. Diehl discusses the importance of the Panama Canal to U.S. shipping, and the recent expansion of the canal.
Southwest Economy , Issue Q3 , Pages 8-9

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Spotlight: Imports and Exports: Container trade thriving in Texas

The real value of trade processed through Texas ports grew at nearly twice the national pace. Rapid growth in trade with Asia implies that containerized shipping--the movement of goods by standardized intermodal cargo containers--will play an increasingly prominent role. ; As container shipments to Texas increase, the need to transport containerized goods from West Coast ports by rail or truck will decrease. The comparative efficiency of shipping by sea is well noted. Further efficiencies will likely be realized through economies of scale as larger ships pass through the expanded Panama ...
Southwest Economy , Issue Q3 , Pages 15

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Noteworthy: Transportation: Unexpected demand drives up shipping rates

Texas exports rose 2.7 percent in real terms in the first six months of the year, fueled by a nascent economic recovery that surprised some shipping companies. Increased demand in the state and nation contributed to spikes in the cost of container, truck and rail freight shipments.
Southwest Economy , Issue Q3 , Pages 14

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The shipping news: Western exports rebound

FRBSF Economic Letter

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Southeast ports jostle for region's import/export business

EconSouth , Volume 3 , Issue Q3 , Pages 2-7

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The shipping news & forecast

District ports face many competitive challenges, but whether they sink or swim over the long term will likely depend on infrastructure improvements.
Fedgazette , Volume 15 , Issue Jan , Pages 12-15

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The 'big drink' a few swallows short

The Region , Volume 12 , Issue Jul , Pages 8

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Economic history: Wartime Wilimington : World Ware II shipyards brough a short-lived economic boom to the North Carolina port city

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Econ Focus , Volume 15 , Issue 3Q , Pages 42-45

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Economic history: The voyage of containerization

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Econ Focus , Volume 16 , Issue 2Q/3Q , Pages 39-42

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Sink or swim : Fifth District coastal ports must continue to expand to remain competitive

Econ Focus , Volume 9 , Issue Win , Pages 23-27



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