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Vision Cast For Inland Container Ships On Rivers

By Frank McCormack

Imagine a near-600-foot-long ship transporting containers totaling 2,500 TEUs, cruising past towboats pushing grain down the Mississippi River or others pushing tank barges upriver, en route to specially-equipped terminals in Memphis, Tenn., and St. Louis, Mo., on a speedy, efficient and routine line service that competes with rail transportation. Then imagine similarly-designed, smaller articulated tug and barge (ATB) vessels with retractable pilothouses moving containers even farther inland along smaller tributaries and waterways. Read more ...

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