Wilmington marks first export shipment of Ford vehicles

The Alliance St. Louis left the Delaware port bound for the Middle East.

Wilmington marks first export shipment of Ford vehicles

The Alliance St. Louis left the Delaware port bound for the Middle East.

Wilmington marks first export shipment of Ford vehicles

The Alliance St. Louis left the Delaware port bound for the Middle East.

 
   Earlier this month the Port of Wilmington, Del., loaded its first shipment of new Ford vehicles destined for the Middle East aboard the Alliance St. Louis, a specialized roll-on/roll-off vessel operated by Höegh Autoliners.
   This was the inaugural port call of a multiyear contract secured by logistics partner AutoPort Inc.
   With a service frequency of three to four ship calls per month, Höegh will be delivering Ford products — the F150 pickup truck, Taurus, Edge, Explorer and Lincoln Continental — to Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Bahrain and Kuwait.

But there’s been some pretty catastrophic predictions being made, and while there’s a lot of uncertainty on IMO 2020, I don’t think these dire predictions are entirely justified.

Union Pacific’s net income for Q1 2019 reached $1.4 billion, while CSX’s stood at $834 million and KCS’ totaled $103 million.

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