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Outlook - Water Transport
Katie Micik DTN Markets Editor
Mon Jan 28, 2013 03:03 PM CST

OMAHA (DTN) -- Historic drought and multiple labor disputes pushed the commodity transportation system into the spotlight during 2012, and many in the industry hope that calling attention to the problems will lead to solutions in 2013.

"You don't like seeing these challenges surface," said Mike Steenhoek, executive director of the Soybean Transportation Coalition about the near stoppage of barge traffic on the Mississippi River because of low water levels. "But we certainly want to make sure that we adequately communicate what's occurring so that there's at least a silver lining to it -- and that is an increased awareness ...

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