River Transport

Some articles on river transport, river, rivers:

Hauraki Plains - River Transport - River Systems - Piako River
... The Piako River is much smaller than the Waihou, but it was just as important in the development of the Hauraki Plains ... The rivers were a major lifeline for the Plains in the early days and they are still a part of everyday life, though not nearly as much as they used to be ...
Transport In Sudan - Inland Waterways
... The Nile River, traversing Sudan from south to north, provides an important inland transportation route ... capacities of barges, especially during the period of low water, and the river has sharp bends ... This dam has locks, but they have not always operated well, and the river has been little used from Khartoum to the port of Kusti, a railroad crossing 319 kilometers upstream ...
Transportation In St. Louis, Missouri - River Transport
... River transportation is available through the Port of St ... Louis, which is 19.3 miles of riverbank on the Mississippi River that handles more than 32 million tons of freight annually ... barge shipping and 16 public terminals on the river ...
Steamboats On The Volga River - Engines For Commerce - World War II and Beyond
... reached the city itself, the Luftwaffe had rendered the River Volga, vital for bringing supplies into the city, unusable to Soviet shipping ... the Battle of Stalingrad, one indomitable tug "Krasnoflotets" crossed the river towing barges of men, food and ammunition, constantly under the fire of the German guns ... In the midst of the battle of Stalingrad, "Gasitel" was used at river crossings ...
Chaykovsky, Perm Krai - Economy - Transportation - River Transport
... There is river station, it not used for passengers, because of high prices, and earlier ships on underwater wings were going ... However, river station is used as a tourist ship ...

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