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'Cleveland-Europe Express' Makes Maiden Voyage04:19

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Cargo traded between the U.S. and Europe usually goes through East Coast ports. But a new direct route between Belgium and the port of Cleveland, Ohio, aims to score some business of its own.

The inaugural voyage kicked off last week. A container ship laden with a bus, some beer and high hopes is on its way to Antwerp.

From the Here & Now Contributors Network, Brian Bull of WCPN reports.


This segment aired on April 28, 2014.

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