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Great Lakes Short-Sea Shipping Could Improve US-Canada Cargo Movement

BY: The Maritime Executive

A new study proposes reducing the reliance on trucking in transporting goods between the U.S. and Canada by increasing short-sea shipping on the Great Lakes. The study authored by Fluid Intelligence, a partnership of Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority (HOPA Ports) and the McMaster Institute for Transportation & Logistics with support from Transport Canada, suggests that the U.S and Canada can learn from Europe and Asia on the benefits and effectiveness of short sea transportation instead of over-road trucking.

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