Updated: Jan 22, 2020
Consultant Joseph Sutkowi at Karp Strategies joined our partners at Hatch, and other industry and agency leaders at SUNY Maritime’s Marine Highway Conference to discuss short sea shipping. The term refers to the movement of goods by water along coastal or inland waterways. In New York, this equates largely to barge shipments in and around New York Harbor, the Hudson River, and the Long Island Sound. Shifting more goods movement to waterways could reduce truck traffic around ports and on city streets and reduce shipping industry’s carbon footprint.
Here’s what the discussion has us thinking about: