TITLE

Nome, Alaska: The next major West Coast port?

AUTHOR(S)
Quigley, Leo
PUB. DATE
November 2015
SOURCE
American Journal of Transportation;11/16/2015, Issue 615, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article states with Royal Dutch Shell pulling out its drilling rigs from Chukchi Sea has halted expansion of Port of Nome, Alaska despite 2000 foot extension completed by Orion Marine and local authorities believe with deeper draft in Arctic Ocean shipping will increase in demand of minerals.
ACCESSION #
111093438

 

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