Rising fuel costs leave Port Authority with mixed thoughts

The rising cost of fuel is leaving the Prince Rupert Port Authority with a positioning statement of sorts, making the location of the Prince Rupert container port beneficial for those shipping lines looking to save on fuel costs. Thanks to its location one day closer to Asia, the Rupert advantage could become a strong factor for growth should fuel costs continue their march upwards.

However, a troublesome US economy could counter balance that benefit as the demand for goods from Asia could drop if the American economic recession continues or goes deeper than forecasters first thought…

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