Volume matters. Larger ships are pushing the limits of navigation channel depths and bridge heights at our nation’s seaports. For example, having an extra inch of water to pass through can allow a ship to load and carry an additional 58,000 pairs of athletic shoes valued at more than $5 million.
Double Traffic Volume
The volume of traffic for marine ports is expected to double by 2021 and double again shortly after 2030.
Handout: Top Ten Marine Economy