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eNews • May 6, 2016
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At its headwaters in Itasca State Park in Minnesota, the Mississippi River is less than 3 feet deep. The deepest location of the river is at Algiers Point in New Orleans where the river is 200 feet deep. The entire length of the river from Itasca State Park to the Gulf of Mexico is 2,320 miles.

Crewless 'drone ships' will be sailing the seas by 2020

Crewless 'drone ships' will be sailing the seas by 2020

Remote-controlled “drone ships” will be plying the sealanes without crews on board by the end of the decade, according to Rolls-Royce.

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CP abandons Norfolk Southern takeover

CP abandons Norfolk Southern takeover

Canadian Pacific Railway has terminated efforts to acquire the number four U.S. railroad, including the withdrawal of a resolution asking NS shareholders to urge its board to engage in negotiations, according to a statement from the company.

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Shippers Feeling Railroaded With Prices Up Even as Freight Falls

Shippers Feeling Railroaded With Prices Up Even as Freight Falls

Kevin Acker has both savored and suffered the pricing power of freight railroads.

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The Soy Transportation Coalition is comprised of thirteen state soybean boards, the American Soybean Association, and the United Soybean Board. The National Grain and Feed Association and the National Oilseed Processors Association serve as ex-officio members of the organization.

Soy Transportation Coalition
1255 SW Prairie Trail Pkwy., Ankeny, Iowa 50023
Phone: (515) 727-0665 Fax (515) 251-8657
Email msteenhoek@soytransportation.org
Web www.soytransportation.org

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