MOV Intermodal Study




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Agenda
1.     Background – US Inland Waterways
2.     River Ports and Economic Development
3.     Container-on-Barge Poten...
Minneapolis




                                      Chicago
                                                            ...
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Traditional barged cargoes




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Units Needed to Carry Approximately
   1,750 Short Tons of Dry Cargo
                      Full Credit for Environmental
 ...
Units Needed to Carry Approximately
     27,500 BBL of Liquid Cargo
                   Full Credit for Environmental Compa...
Liquid Cargo Capacity
Full Credit for Environmental Comparison goes to
US DOT MARAD
National Waterways Foundation
Texas Tr...
Dry Cargo Capacity
Full Credit for Environmental Comparison goes to
US DOT MARAD
National Waterways Foundation
Texas Trans...
Emissions: Grams per Ton-Mile




       Full Credit for Environmental Comparison goes to
       US DOT MARAD
       Natio...
Fuel Efficiency- Ton-Miles/Gal




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Ratio to Inland Marine Injuries

                             Based on rate per
                                 ton-mile
...
Ratio to Inland Marine Fatalities

                               Based on rate per
                                   ton...
Rate of Spills in Gal/M Ton-Miles




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Government Policy Maker Interests


       relieve congestion

       conserve energy

       highway capacity & maintenan...
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ODOT   November 10, 2009   WR Coles and Associates
ODOT   November 10, 2009   WR Coles and Associates
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ODOT   November 10, 2009   WR Coles and Associates
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ODOT   November 10, 2009   WR Coles and Associates
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Trends and Background Info
Container ships getting larger
      1970’s        1,700 TEUs (10 wide)
      1980’s        2,3...
US Container Ports                                Minneapolis

63% West Coast
32% East Coast
5% Gulf Coast
               ...
Three Reasons for Realistic Optimism
       Regarding Gulf Coast Container Trade

•   Congestion at East and West Coast po...
Traditional business practices may work for traditional barged
cargoes, but…




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…COB business practices will need to be compatible
     with container shipper expectations.




ODOT            November ...
Minneapolis
                                                                                       COB
                   ...
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To make COB a reality, must provide real cost
 savings and returns to private sector




To gain government support, must ...
Scope of Work for the
          MOV Intermodal Project
  Characterize existing freight movements, general container shippi...
Study Area Counties




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Study Area and Roadways




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Study Area Railroads




ODOT       November 10, 2009   WR Coles and Associates
Intermodal Rail Transfer Points
                              (Including Small Private Terminals)




       ODOT         ...
Nearest Intermodal Rail Transfer
               Points
       (Public Truck Rail or Port/Rail Facilities)




ODOT        ...
Top 20 Intermodal Seaports:
   Markers are Proportional to 2008 TEUs




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Population Density




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Earnings from Manufacture of Plastics/Rubber by County
                       (Shown in Quartiles)
                Note: G...
We need your help




ODOT      November 10, 2009   WR Coles and Associates
This meeting and subsequent networking are
         important steps in the project.
                  Thank you!


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091110 Mov Odot Kickoff

  1. 1. MOV Intermodal Study ODOT November 10, 2009 WR Coles and Associates
  2. 2. Agenda 1. Background – US Inland Waterways 2. River Ports and Economic Development 3. Container-on-Barge Potential 4. MOV Intermodal Study – Next Steps ODOT November 10, 2009 WR Coles and Associates
  3. 3. Minneapolis Chicago Cleveland Pittsburgh Kansas City St. Louis Louisville Tulsa Nashville Little Rock Memphis Chattanooga Birmingham New Orleans Mobile ODOT November 10, 2009 WR Coles and Associates
  4. 4. ODOT November 10, 2009 WR Coles and Associates
  5. 5. Traditional barged cargoes ODOT November 10, 2009 WR Coles and Associates
  6. 6. Units Needed to Carry Approximately 1,750 Short Tons of Dry Cargo Full Credit for Environmental Comparison goes to US DOT MARAD National Waterways Foundation Texas Transportation Institute j-kruse@ttimail.tamu.edu ODOT November 10, 2009 WR Coles and Associates
  7. 7. Units Needed to Carry Approximately 27,500 BBL of Liquid Cargo Full Credit for Environmental Comparison goes to US DOT MARAD National Waterways Foundation Texas Transportation Institute j-kruse@ttimail.tamu.edu ODOT November 10, 2009 WR Coles and Associates
  8. 8. Liquid Cargo Capacity Full Credit for Environmental Comparison goes to US DOT MARAD National Waterways Foundation Texas Transportation Institute j-kruse@ttimail.tamu.edu ODOT November 10, 2009 WR Coles and Associates
  9. 9. Dry Cargo Capacity Full Credit for Environmental Comparison goes to US DOT MARAD National Waterways Foundation Texas Transportation Institute j-kruse@ttimail.tamu.edu ODOT November 10, 2009 WR Coles and Associates
  10. 10. Emissions: Grams per Ton-Mile Full Credit for Environmental Comparison goes to US DOT MARAD National Waterways Foundation Texas Transportation Institute j-kruse@ttimail.tamu.edu ODOT November 10, 2009 WR Coles and Associates
  11. 11. Fuel Efficiency- Ton-Miles/Gal ODOT November 10, 2009 WR Coles and Associates
  12. 12. Ratio to Inland Marine Injuries Based on rate per ton-mile ODOT November 10, 2009 WR Coles and Associates
  13. 13. Ratio to Inland Marine Fatalities Based on rate per ton-mile ODOT November 10, 2009 WR Coles and Associates
  14. 14. Rate of Spills in Gal/M Ton-Miles ODOT November 10, 2009 WR Coles and Associates
  15. 15. Government Policy Maker Interests relieve congestion conserve energy highway capacity & maintenance ODOT November 10, 2009 WR Coles and Associates
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  27. 27. Trends and Background Info Container ships getting larger 1970’s 1,700 TEUs (10 wide) 1980’s 2,300 TEUs 1990’s 4,800 TEUs (Panamax) 2000’s 8,000 TEUs (17 wide) 2010’s 13,000 TEUs (21 wide) US Container Ports 63% West Coast 32% East Coast 5% Gulf Coast ODOT November 10, 2009 WR Coles and Associates
  28. 28. US Container Ports Minneapolis 63% West Coast 32% East Coast 5% Gulf Coast Chicago •Most US container ports do not Cleveland connect to rivers, so containers Pittsburgh move inland via truck or rail. Kansas City St. Louis Louisville •Containers arriving New Orleans and Mobile can move to US Tulsa Nashville Little Rock Memphis Chattanooga heartland via rail, truck or barge. Birmingham •Inland waterway service providers must understand the needs of the global container Mobile New Orleans shipping community. •Global shippers must understand the COB option. ODOT November 10, 2009 WR Coles and Associates
  29. 29. Three Reasons for Realistic Optimism Regarding Gulf Coast Container Trade • Congestion at East and West Coast ports • Significant Improvements on Gulf Coast • Expanded Panama Canal in 2014 Opportunities for COB are linked to growth of container traffic through Gulf Coast Ports. ODOT November 10, 2009 WR Coles and Associates
  30. 30. Traditional business practices may work for traditional barged cargoes, but… ODOT November 10, 2009 WR Coles and Associates
  31. 31. …COB business practices will need to be compatible with container shipper expectations. ODOT November 10, 2009 WR Coles and Associates
  32. 32. Minneapolis COB Chicago Cleveland Reliability is vital. Pittsburgh Kansas City St. Louis Louisville Infrastructure is not the Tulsa Nashville foremost challenge. Little Rock Memphis Chattanooga Birmingham Understanding Mobile customer needs and New Orleans global logistics business practices is the challenge! ODOT November 10, 2009 WR Coles and Associates
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  34. 34. To make COB a reality, must provide real cost savings and returns to private sector To gain government support, must demonstrate benefits to society and environment ODOT November 10, 2009 WR Coles and Associates
  35. 35. Scope of Work for the MOV Intermodal Project Characterize existing freight movements, general container shipping patterns, volumes, rates, as well as area economic base General inventory of freight facilities Three container flow scenarios Apply COB lessons-learned elsewhere Describe fundamental scenario for success Chart path to get there ODOT November 10, 2009 WR Coles and Associates
  36. 36. Study Area Counties ODOT November 10, 2009 WR Coles and Associates
  37. 37. Study Area and Roadways ODOT November 10, 2009 WR Coles and Associates
  38. 38. Study Area Railroads ODOT November 10, 2009 WR Coles and Associates
  39. 39. Intermodal Rail Transfer Points (Including Small Private Terminals) ODOT November 10, 2009 WR Coles and Associates Source: Bureau of Transportation Statistics. National Transportation Atlas Database. 2009.
  40. 40. Nearest Intermodal Rail Transfer Points (Public Truck Rail or Port/Rail Facilities) ODOT November 10, 2009 WR Coles and Associates
  41. 41. Top 20 Intermodal Seaports: Markers are Proportional to 2008 TEUs ODOT November 10, 2009 WR Coles and Associates
  42. 42. Population Density ODOT November 10, 2009 WR Coles and Associates
  43. 43. Earnings from Manufacture of Plastics/Rubber by County (Shown in Quartiles) Note: Grey areas indicate data not disclosed ODOT November 10, 2009 WR Coles and Associates
  44. 44. We need your help ODOT November 10, 2009 WR Coles and Associates
  45. 45. This meeting and subsequent networking are important steps in the project. Thank you! Contact information - Ron Coles 615 – 594 - 1576 ron@wrcoles.com ODOT November 10, 2009 WR Coles and Associates

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