America's Deep Blue Highway: IGMS Publishes Comprehensive Study

By The Maritime Executive 01-25-2011 10:23:55

How Coastal Shipping Could Reduce Traffic Congestion, Lower Pollution, and Bolster National SecurityPublished by the Institute for Global Maritime Studies

Gloucester, Massachusetts, September 24, 2008: The Institute for Global Maritime Studies (IGMS) today published a comprehensive study on the potential environmental, national security, and economic benefits of increased US coastal shipping. The report, by John Curtis Perry, Scott G. Borgerson, and Rockford Weitz, can be downloaded at www.igms.org or by clicking HERE.

"Deep Blue Highway is a timely, revolutionary report, which shows that in many cases the greenest and cheapest way to ship goods is by sea, not by land," said Fred Krupp, president of Environmental Defense Fund and author of The New York Times bestselling book, Earth: The Sequel: The Race to Reinvent Energy and Stop Global Warming.

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