Public port financing in the United States
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Public port financing in the United States

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Published by The Office in Washington, DC .
Written in English



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  • Harbors -- United States -- Finance.

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Statementprepared by Maritime Administration, Office of Port and Intermodal Development ; in cooperation with the American Association of Port Authorities.
ContributionsUnited States. Office of Port and Intermodal Development., American Association of Port Authorities.
LC ClassificationsHE553 .P83 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationv.<2-3 > :
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Open LibraryOL2665604M
LC Control Number85603167

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