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Old 11-16-2014, 08:13 PM
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[QUOTE=I.C.U.Lookin;4220326]It's

Now on the brighter side it does treat me very well financially. I absolutely love running boats and being on the water. So there is definitely a love/hate thing.

My license upgrade I'm working on will raise my pay enough that hopefully I will get on a 14-14

And get you that new 42 you want
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Old 11-16-2014, 08:17 PM
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You'll know when you are in huge waves you shouldn't be in:

There will be a Donzi in front of you.
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Old 11-17-2014, 10:42 PM
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Originally Posted by I.C.U.Lookin
Yup just got in. Port Fourchon. Busiest port in the United States and that's measured by tonnage of cargo moved yearly.

that might be the wrong measure, is it domestic tonnage? Port of South Louisiana is the nations busiest http://www.rita.dot.gov/bts/sites/ri...ble_01_57.html

Trade Statistics
Houston is a vibrant, growing, international city fueled by trade, which certainly shows in the Port of Houston Authority’s trade statistics. Use this page to learn more about the Port of Houston and its global connections. In-depth statistics are available near bottom of page.

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1st ranked US port in foreign tonnage
7th ranked US container port by total TEUs in 2013
Largest Texas port with 46% of market share by tonnage and 95% market share in containers by total TEUS in 2013
Largest Gulf Coast container port, handling 66% of US Gulf Coast container traffic in 2013
2nd ranked US port in terms of cargo value waterborne (based on U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of Census
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Old 11-17-2014, 11:17 PM
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Yeah. Seems I was misinformed. I remember when I heard it first a few years ago I didn't believe it and research showed it was. Things change. Lol or by a different metric.
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