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59 APPENDIX B Table of North American Marine Highway Ventures Canadian Domestic Ventures Vessel Factors Identified to Venture Service Area Cargo Period Information Date Great Lakes Feeder HalifaxMontreal Containers and Ro/Ro - Lo/Lo, 2008present Had been delayed from Lines breakbulk double-skin, starting for several years; www.glfl.ca single-decker, Unscheduled service in fully fitted Atlantic Canada region; container vessel Only one vessel with stern ramp leading to weather deck Germany 1988 220 TEU McKeil Great Lakes region Truck competitive Specialized tug 2005present for GL www.mckeil.com bulk cargoes, barges (one self- service some propelled barge) containerized, Alouette Spirit has some project retractable roof cargoes and bow ramp; HamiltonMontreal Containers Niagara Spirit is 2009present1 container service ITB retrofitted for containers Oceanex MontrealSt. John's Mixed cargo Vessels range 1997present 3-day MontrealSt. John's www.oceanex.com Halifax including from 4501,000 (current operational transit; containers TEU model started in 2005) Serves partially captive Japanese market; construction HalifaxMontreal rail rates make service unviable SPM Container St. Pierre et Autos, Containers M/V Shamrock 1994July 2004 Line Miquelon, Halifax, Length 119.99 m (vessel was arrested) Portland and Boston Beam 18 m Draft 5.40 m Deadweight 4,850 dwt Cargo capacity (TEU) 396 TEU Cranes 2 x 40 t Speed 16 kn Fuel consumption 26.7 MT IFO 180 per day 1 This service is actually offered by Sea 3, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Hamilton Port Authority. McKeil provides the tug-and-barge service. (continued on next page)
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60 East Coast Ventures Vessel Venture Service Area Cargo Period Factors Identified to Date Information 64 Express Port of Norfolk to Containers Shallow draft Started Dec 8, Subsidized with CMAQ funding www.64express.com Richmond (including large barges with tugs 2008 for 3 years; rolls of paper) operated by Twice weekly service; Norfolk Tug Big driver is Hampton Roads Company congestion Albany Express New York/New Containers River barges April 2003 Twice weekly service; Barge Jersey to Albany, NY (primarily February 2006 Shippers reluctant to use www.portofalbany.com/ loaded with bulk service; pages03/container. commodities, such Accessed six terminals in the html as logs and silicon) Port of NY/NJ; Price was not competitive, and subsidy ended Columbia Coastal East Coast ports from Standard 5 deep draft 1990present Not competitive with truck for www.columbia- Maine to Miami, containers, reefers, barges with distances under 350 mi or with coastal.com Concentrated in the and project cargo capacity of 450 rail for over 500 mi; Northeast 912 TEU. Prefers using ocean containers New service is Seeking to as opposed to Ro/Ro cargo Eff. 3/29/09: containerized acquire ATBs. (increased density on vessel); Portland, ME to wood pulp Service offered only to shipping NY/NJ lines and only to international containers; Maine DOT covering some of the wharfage charges for new service; Calls Baltimore & Norfolk twice weekly Hale Container New York Barge with 420 Feb 1985N/A First rotation weekly; Line Philadelphia TEU capacity for (defunct); Second rotation twice weekly; BaltimoreNorfolk first 2 rotations; 3rd rotation Third rotation did not meet New YorkBoston Containership terminated Nov volume expectations St. John'sBoston Lanette for 3rd 1987 New York Maybank Industries Port of Charleston to Iron ore, scrap 2,0003,000 ton Two terminals Frees foreign flag vessels from www.maybankindustries. Nucor steel plant steel, and coal barges opened in 2003 travelling upriver com and 2006 McAllister BostonNew Containers Barges 1976Mar 1988 Not a fixed time schedule; Brothers, Inc. York/New Jersey Stiff rate competition; Operational problems (barge grounding) Gulf of Mexico Ventures Vessel Venture Service Area Cargo Period Factors Identified to Date Information Americas Marine MemphisSanto U.S. exports of Container vessel Early 1994 Bi-weekly service; Express (Subsidiary Tomas (Guatemala) auto parts, service to New August 1994 Undercut by price competition of Kirby Puerto Cortez appliances, food Orleans; from rail; Corporation) (Honduras) additives, fruits Chinese built, Trucks able to compete on time and vegetables, European and rates and machinery, chartered and import of Baltimar Euros furniture, sporting (3,200-ton vessel, goods, apparel, 298 ft long, 48 and other ft beam, with a consumer goods cargo carrying capacity of 256 TEU)
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61 Vessel Venture Service Area Cargo Period Factors Identified to Date Information CG Railway Mobile Railcars (beer, Two converted March 2000 Service every 4 days; (Subsidiary of Coatzacoalcos, steel products, semi-submersible present Fairly even trade balance; International Mexico paper and forest LASH vessels Competes with traditional land Shipholding Corp.) products, and with double- routes; www.cgrailway.com wood pulp) decker rail Full member of American configuration Association of Railroads; (115 rail cars per Participates in car service, car vessel) interchanges, and car hire rules; Has ability to carry all types of railcars; Offers through rates/single billing CIS Shipping (AKA MobileVeracruz Beer Ro/Ro 19992000 Lack of cargo; Gulf of Mexico Trucking rates were too Express) competitive; Transit times were more efficient by land Crowley Liner Lake Charles Mainly textiles 3 Ro/Ro vessels 1999 Size of investment; Services Progreso ("Section 807" Change in customs tariff traffic) Gulf Bridge Ro/Ro MobileTuxpan Mainly autos M/V Dolores 19981999 Weekly service; 872 TEU, 1,158 Vessel charter expired, owner cars and 85 over- sold vessel, and Gulf Bridge the-road trailers unable to find a replacement Gulf Caribbean TampaTampico Cars, trucks, heavy Ro/Ro with 425- March 2001 Weekly voyages; Transport equipment vehicle capacity September 2002 Lack of demand; Tampico may be too close to border; Auto manufacturers did not want to jeopardize relationship with existing service providers; GCT went bankrupt in Feb 2002 Linea Peninsular Panama City Textiles and oil 5 general cargo 1984present Four voyages weekly; www.lineaships.com Progreso field equipment & ships (all Controls own fleet of trucks in supplies (claim approximately both countries and promises 4- 100% of "Section 3,000 deadweight day door-to-door deliveries. 807" traffic) tons, with capacity of 154 TEU) Mexican Gulf Lines GulfportTuxpan Refrigerated N/A July 1993 Undercapitalized, insufficient Progreso containers December 1993 start-up working capital; Did not have marketing resources; Lack of demand; Location Mexus Ro/Ro Ltd. HoustonTuxpan 48- and 53-ft Chartered Ro/Ro September 1994 Lack of research and no trailers vessel August 1995 contracts for cargo when initiated; Oversized and expensive-to- operate vessel NYK Bulk Corpus Christi Autos Ro/Ros of approx. 19992000 Designed to be short-term; Veracruz 25,00027,000 Responded to UP's lack of GRT (541-ft multi-level rail cars length overall, and 90.6-ft beam). (continued on next page)
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62 Vessel Venture Service Area Cargo Period Factors Identified to Date Information Protexa Burlington Galveston Primarily grain in Four rail barges, 19931994 Too much debt for Mexican International Coatzacoalcos rail cars each with 54 rail partner; AltamiraVeracruz cars BN gained new border gateway via merger with Santa Fe RR Sea Lion Ocean TampaVeracruz Orange juice General cargo 1997 Non-stop service every 10 days; Freight (Subsidiary concentrate, ship with 226 Improved border crossing for of American River chemicals, tile, TEU capacity trucks International) beer, automobiles (M/V Mint Dart, draft 5m) Seabridge Freight Port Manatee Containers (first Ocean-going deck Started late 2008 10-day service www.seabridgefreight Brownsville shipment was barge--340 x 90 .com containerized tile (capacity of 450 and pipe) TEU/9000 tons) Yucatan Express TampaPuerto Containers Ro/Pax 2002 Twice-weekly service; (Scotia Prince) Morelos Navigational/dredging issues in TampaCancun Puerto Morelos; (Mexico) Needed more ports/volume especially after losing Morelos Inland Waterways/Other Vessel Venture Service Area Cargo Period Factors Identified to Date Information DetroitWindsor Detroit, MI and Primarily directed Tug-barge (flat 1990present Scheduled service, generally Truck Ferry Windsor, ON at hazmat; deck); up to 30 requires reservations; www.truckferry.com Some over- trucks per 5 round trips daily; dimensional and movement Hours dictated by Canadian expedited cargoes Customs availability; 8085% of revenues come from hazmat Ingram Barge New Orleans Containerized Inland barges 2006present Responded to tenders from www.ingrambarge.com Paducah rubber Continental Tire; Ingram has pulled back some because of Continental's exclusive focus on price Osprey Line HoustonNew Containers Inland barge 2000present Formally served Florida via www.ospreyline.com Orleans self-propelled container vessel; New Orleans Containers Inland barge 20042009 After Hurricane Katrina, lost Memphis New Orleans business and westbound transit cost burden was too great; Marketing focus on heavy and out-of-gauge cargoes; Controls terminal and trucking operations; Discontinued Memphis service due to lack of international northbound cargo; HoustonNew Orleans service is on inducement basis; No scheduled service at this time RochesterToronto Rochester, NY Primarily Catamaran 20042005 Route only cut across a corner Ferry Toronto, ON passengers and passenger-vehicle of the lake and didn't save many some Ro/Ro ferry (maximum highway miles; of 10 trucks and Problems with cost of Canadian 150 cars) customs service
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63 West Coast Ventures Vessel Venture Service Area Cargo Period Factors Identified to Date Information Cabrillo Shipping Los Angeles/Long Refrigerated Barge 1996N/A Joint venture with Tri-Net BeachEnsenada seafood (defunct) Logistics, a subsidiary of Mitsui & Co (USA) Inc.; Large variability in demand Horizon Lines TacomaOakland Diverse cargo/ See vessel 1999 (as CSX Lines) Provides supplemental www.horizon- (extension of Hawaii vehicles information at the present cargo for domestic string; lines.com string) end of this Not actively soliciting this appendix freight Matson Los Angeles/Seattle/ Containers (feeder 2100 TEU vessel 19942000 (coastal Does not usually take http://www.matson. Vancouver service), vehicles, (surplus) service--Guam and coastal movements; com Seattle/Oakland personal goods Hawaii trades still Has better use for vessel; active) Rail competition is strong; Coastal service not profitable--couldn't cover capital costs; Limited service (weekly); Couldn't handle large domestic and overweight containers; Drayage costs too high; High stevedoring costs (ILWU); Overall lack of demand Tidewater Columbia River Containers, grain, 120-ft deck 1932present Utilizes several small www.tidewater.com system wood chips barges container river ports; Able to combine containers with other cargo barges; Regularly scheduled service; Economical terminal costs Seaspan British Columbia Containers and 4 Ro/Ro, 26-38 1970present Principally serves www.seaspan.com Trailers trailers (one can Vancouver Island take 15 rail cars, one can take 22) Sause Brothers PNWSouthern Lumber Ocean barges 1950spresent Service was www.sause.com California (wide variety) "grandfathered" when ILWU was created; Long Beach Containers Ocean barges 1998N/A Too much variability in Ensenada (now defunct) demand Eco Transport Oakland/Stockton Containers Tug-barge Proposed for summer Regularly scheduled barge www.eco- service, up to 350 2010 service coordinated with transport.com containers (700 (Received $750,000 ocean-going vessel calls; TEU) per from Bay Area Quality Door-to-door service; shipment (plans Management District; Value-added services include 3 barges) Port of Stockton says include container storage, it needs money for product warehousing, and cranes.) bulk commodity terminal facilities capable of receiving unit trains and loading containers to max capacity (overweight)
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64 Linea Peninsular uses the following vessels: Vessel Name Vessel Type Deadweight Tons TEU Capacity Speed Progreso General Cargo Ship 3,053 154 11.4 knots Juan Diego General Cargo Ship 3,038 154 11.6 knots Kopersand General Cargo Ship 3,036 154 11.4 knots Campeche Bay General Cargo Ship 3,145 154 11.0 knots Bienville General Cargo Ship 3,041 154 11.5 knots Horizon has the following five vessels that have provided spot service to the coastal trade: Vessel Name Vessel Type Deadweight Tons TEU Capacity Speed Horizon Tacoma Containership 20,668 1,172 20.0 knots Horizon Eagle Containership 39,276 2,824 23.0 knots Horizon Containership 31,423 2,325 21.0 knots Enterprise Horizon Falcon Containership 39,420 2,824 22.5 knots Horizon Hunter Containership 39,266 2,824 22.5 knots Seaspan has the following four ferries: Rail Car Trailer Vessel Name Vessel Type Deadweight Tons Speed Capacity Capacity Carrier Princess Rail/vehicles carrier 3,429 22 38 18 knots Princess Rail/vehicles carrier 4,941 15 38 15 knots Superior Seaspan Doris Ro/Pax 2,000 0 42 12 knots Seaspan Greg Ro/Pax N/A 0 26 12 knots