Sunday, November 20, 2011

The Panama Canal Expansion Will Change the Green Game in a Marketable Way - Supports U. S. E.O. 13514

The Panama Canal Expansion Will Be a Supply Chain Game Changer  - Inbound Logistics

The upcoming Panama Canal expansion is much more than just a story of bigger ships and increased trade for East Coast ports. It will also have a substantial impact on the U.S. supply chain and its efficiencies. By lengthening, widening and deepening the locks, the Canal will accommodate much larger ships. In fact, the largest ships today carry just 5,000 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs). When the expansion opens in 2014, that number will jump to as high as 13,000.
This engineering solution will reduce countless West Coast Carbon Emissions. See more at the source article ...

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