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1 Women who are Moving Ohio into a Prosperous New World Ohio s Maritime Vision Presented by: Rose Ann DeLeón Director of Government Relations and Federal Affairs Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Port Authority

2 Ohio s Water Facts 716 miles of navigable waterways along the Ohio Border 4 th in Nation for total water tonnage moved Lake Erie - St. Lawrence Seaway System Direct global access for Ohio Eight public and private ports Seaway over 50% underutilized Ohio River System 1/3 of all U.S. inland waterborne commerce by tonnage Moves more cargo than the Panama Canal At only 30% of capacity

3 Transportation Taskforce Recommendations Create Maritime Department within ODOT Develop statewide transportation system linking Ohio s ports to intermodal strategy Investment in port infrastructure State advocacy for short sea shipping US & Canada Development of Ohio s ports as Energy Centers

4 Ohio Ports & Federal Stimulus Ohio was one of few states in country to award infrastructre federal stimulus to their ports Columbiana County -- $5.7 million Toledo -- $18.8 million Lorain -- $3.4 million Other ARRA Funding Small Shipyard Grants Cleveland Great Lakes towing South Point McGinnis Inc. Ferry Boat Discretionary Fundiing TIGER Grant Discretionary $ s by Secr. of Transportation

5 Marine Transportation is Clean And Efficient

6 70,000 Net Tons 1 Vessel 700 Railroad Cars 2, Ton Trucks

7 WATERBORNE TRANSPORTATION IS... Safer More Fuel-Efficient Fewer Emissions THAN RAIL OR TRUCK TRANSPORTATION Miles 1 Ton of Cargo Carried Per Gallon of Fuel 1 Tons of CO 2 Produced to Transport 1,000 Tons of Cargo 1,000 Miles 2 59 Truck Rail Barge GL Carrier 18 Miles Tons CO Source: USDOT Maritime Administration and Minnesota Department of Transportation 2. Assumes US DOE Fuel and Energy Emission Coefficient of lbs of CO2 per gallon (No.1,2,4 Fuel Oils and Diesel) for GL Carrier

8 Looking Forward

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11 The Evolution of the Container Ship

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13 Prince Rupert Nova Scotia Cleveland Lasero Cardenas New North American Seaports Panama Megahubs

14 New Route to Ohio via Suez Canal

15 Ohio Ports Opportunities to meet change Short Sea Shipping New North American Seaports Prince Rupert Lasero Cardenas Cleveland Panama Megahubs Nova Scotia SLS/Great Lakes Gulf through Ohio River Cross-lake Ohio/Ontario Intermodal Connections Alternative Energy Centers Passenger Movement

16 Logistics Emphasis Water/Road/Rail Ohio is within one day s drive to approximately 50% of America s manufacturing base Ohio is within an eight hour drive to approximately 40% of Canada s manufacturing base and population Intermodal response to ongoing industry challenges Logical models for the movement of goods Fuel costs / labor issues / infrastructure wear & tear / environmental impact / scheduling / congestion

17 U.S. and Canadian Policy & Legislation United States Federal Policy Marine Corridor Program Energy Bill Designate inland waterway routes (short sea shipping) to alleviate highway and rail congestion and reduce air pollution Great Lakes region given specific mention Pending Legislation Maritime Administration funding/grants for Short Sea Shipping initiatives and Port Infrastructure (Lautenberg Bill) Great Lakes Short Sea Shipping Act (HMT Waiver) TIGER Grant additional funding U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Annual dredging budget

18 U.S. and Canadian Policy & Initiatives Canadian Federal Policy Encourage tonnage growth through the St. Lawrence Seaway Multi-year program eliminate tolls on Canadian Locks National Freight Policy East Coast Gateway Montreal - Largest inland port in N.A. approx 1.5M containers - Short sailing time to Cleveland East Coast Gateway - Nova Scotia - 1 st N.A. port from Europe/Asia (1 day closer than NY) via the Suez Canal - Deepest east coast water port - Multiple Ontario port s interested in ferry/sss opportunities with Ohio

19 Passenger Opportunities Lorain Lake Erie Islands Cleveland events Toledo Lake Erie Islands Windsor? Cleveland and eastward cross-lake to Ontario Passenger and Cargo Canadian Consulate working with Transport and municipalities to identify opportunities and minimize challenges

20 Port of Cleveland Relocation of Facilities

21 Existing Port Authority Facilities

22 Redeveloped Port Property International Trade District New Port Port Relocation and Redevelopment

23 Total Area = 195 Acres 40 Acres Completed land creation

24 Break Bulk Bulk Container Breakwall Extension Dike 14 Relocated Marina & Park Amenities

25 The End portofcleveland.com yourfutureport.com

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