Executive Briefings

The Importance of Marine Highways to Cargo Transportation

The U.S. has more than 25,000 miles of coastal and inland water highways, yet only 2 percent of all cargo is moved on them, says Mark Yonge, vice chairman of the Marine Highways Cooperative. But in the next several years, he sees more shippers realizing that these waterways are the intermodal transportation alternative for the future. [Run Time (Min.): 9:25]

The U.S. has more than 25,000 miles of coastal and inland water highways, yet only 2 percent of all cargo is moved on them, says Mark Yonge, vice chairman of the Marine Highways Cooperative. But in the next several years, he sees more shippers realizing that these waterways are the intermodal transportation alternative for the future. [Run Time (Min.): 9:25]