MarAd Releases 58-Page Publication On U.S. Port Industry

"What U.S. Ports Mean to the Economy" is a 58-page publication being released by the Maritime Administration. It examines in detail the role of America's ports in our society, especially how they affect and are affected by the rest of the economy. It provides a thorough but nontechnical presentation of the findings of the first nationwide economic evaluation of the port industry.

The study, "Economic Impact of the U.S. Port Industry: An Input- Output Analysis of Waterborne Transportation," was sponsored by MarAd and conducted by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. It is available through the National Technical Information Service.

Copies of "What U.S. Ports Mean to the Economy" are available through MarAd's Office of Public Affairs, 3895 Main Commerce Building, Washington, D.C.


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