News on U.S. government agencies, U.S. politics, companies doing business with U.S. federal government. Read U.S. national and local news. This site is not affiliated with United States Government.
Press release distribution service
Home : U.S. Government News Search Engine                          

Home > U.S. Government News > Marketplace :
Home: United State Government News
Home | News | Submit Press Release |

Barge Transportation Market in the US 2017 by Trends, Growth and Forecast to 2021

(USGovernment-News.Com, November 13, 2017 ) The inland waterway transportation system in the US is one of the world's most efficient transportation systems with a network of interconnected rivers and canals. Over 1 billion short tons of cargo are moved annually, which makes it a vital part of the US cargo transportation system. Barge transportation is the most efficient and safest means of transporting bulk commodities when compared to railroads and trucks. A barge is a flat-bottomed boat used to transport dry and liquid-bulk cargo through inland waterways. The capacity of barges to carry cargo is greater than rail cars, trucks, and semi-trailers, making it a very cost-effective mode of transportation. The cargo capacity of an average inland tank barge is equivalent to more than 40 railroad tank cars or 140 tractor-trailer tank trucks. Barges are non-mechanical and are propelled using a towboat or any other similar vessel. However, self-propelled barges are also gaining traction in the market.

Publisher's analysts forecast the barge transportation market in the US to grow at a CAGR of 1.39% during the period 2017-2021.
For more information about this report: .
Covered in this report
The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the barge transportation market in the US for 2017-2021. To calculate the market size, the report considers the volume of trade carried through different types of barges. It presents an in-depth analysis of different types of barges used in the market and products transported in them.

Publisher's report, Barge Transportation Market in the US 2017-2020, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Key vendors
-Ingram Marine

Request Sample Copy at .

Other prominent vendors
-AgriChem Marine Transportation
-Alter Logistics
-Argosy Transportation
-ATS International Services
-Barge America
-Blessey Marine Services
-Bouchard Transportation
-Campbell Transportation
-Canal Barge
-Ceres Barge Lines
-Heartland Barge
-McAllister Towing and

Market driver
-Growth in US petrochemical industry
-For a full, detailed list, view our report

Market challenge
-Capital-intensive business and high cost of maintenance
-For a full, detailed list, view our report

Market trend
-Construction of new tank barges and tugboats
-For a full, detailed list, view our report

Inquire for Report at .

Table of Contents:
PART 01: Executive summary
PART 02: Scope of the report
PART 03: Market research methodology
PART 04: Introduction
PART 05: Market landscape
PART 06: Market segmentation by type of barge fleet
PART 07: Market segmentation by products transported
PART 08: Market drivers
PART 09: Impact of drivers
PART 10: Market challenges
PART 11: Impact of drivers and challenges
PART 12: Market trends
PART 13: Vendor landscape
PART 14: Key vendor analysis
PART 15: Appendix
PART 16: Explore Publisher

Purchase this Premium Research Report at: .

Rajat Sahni


Source: EmailWire.Com


U.S. Governement News: Politics
  • Presidential Elections
  • Democrates
  • Congress
  • House of Representatives
  • President Obama
  • Republican Party
  • Mitt Romney
  • U.S. Senate
  • U.S. Military
  • U.S. Politics
  • Politics Video Feeds

    U.S. Government Resource Center
    We are pleased to offer you this exciting, new, and entirely free professional resource. Visit our Free Industry resource center today to browse our selection of 600+ complimentary Industry magazines, white papers, webinars, podcasts, and more. Get popular titles including:

    Point of Beginning
    Overall Labor Effectiveness (OLE) Achieving a Highly Effective Workforce

    No credit cards, coupons, or promo codes required. Try it today!

    USGovernment-News.Com is a news service of GroupWeb Media LLC