New Marine Highway Route, Two New Marine Highway Designations, and A Project Designation Extension Support Supply Chain Resiliency

New Marine Highway Route, Two New Marine Highway Designations, and A Project Designation Extension Support Supply Chain Resiliency Tuesday, April 19, 2022 | US DOT Maritime Administration (full link below) WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) today announced the designation of a new Marine Highway Route, two new Marine Highway Projects,…

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Business View Magazine interviews Aimee Andres, Executive Director of IRPT, for our focus on Inland Rivers, Ports, and Terminals in the U.S.

Inland Rivers, Ports and Terminals, Inc. (IRPT) – Finding A Balanced Approach   Business View Magazine | April 4, 2022 (full link below) Business View Magazine interviews Aimee Andres, Executive Director of IRPT, for our focus on Inland Rivers, Ports, and Terminals in the U.S. In its capacity as the trade association for the nation’s…

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FACT SHEET:  Biden-⁠Harris Administration Announces Additional Infrastructure Funding for Ports and Waterways

FACT SHEET:  Biden-⁠Harris Administration Announces Additional Infrastructure Funding for Ports and Waterways March 29, 2022 | Whitehouse.gov (full link below) The Biden-Harris Administration is announcing that it will invest more than $2.7 billion in funding to [300] Army Corps projects through the country focused on strengthening ports and waterways. The announcement follows the Biden Administration…

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DOT Lays Out Actions to Strengthen Supply Chains and Revitalize the Economy 

DOT Lays Out Actions to Strengthen Supply Chains and Revitalize the Economy  Thursday, February 24, 2022 (full link below) Today, on the one-year anniversary of President’s Executive Order on Supply Chains, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) is publishing a report that lays out vulnerabilities in our freight and logistics supply chain and clear-cut actions…

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President Biden and U.S. Department of Transportation Announce Historic New Funding to Strengthen Port Infrastructure and Supply Chain Resiliency

President Biden and U.S. Department of Transportation Announce Historic New Funding to Strengthen Port Infrastructure and Supply Chain Resiliency   Wednesday, February 23, 2022 Thanks to President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, Port Infrastructure Development Program (PIDP) Grants receives $450 million, its largest investment ever WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) announced…

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USDA releases report on U.S. waterways and agriculture

February 10, 2022 | WorkBoat (full link below) Covered barges on the Lower Mississippi River On Feb. 9, the U.S. Department of Agriculture released an updated A Reliable Waterway System Is Important to Agriculture report, previously published in October 2018. The latest USDA report summarizes statistics on U.S. grain and agricultural products, including bulk and containerized cargos…

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