Conference Recap - Baton Rouge, LA

Federal Register

Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness Solicitation of Nominations for Membership

December 14, 2017

December 13, 2017: Federal Register International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce filed a Notice of an opportunity to apply for membership on the Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness. The Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration (ITA), is requesting nominations for the Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness (“The Committee”). The Committee was established…

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The Maritime Administration (MARAD) is amending its America’s Marine Highway Program

December 3, 2017

The Maritime Administration (MARAD) is amending its America’s Marine Highway Program (AMHP) regulations to implement provisions of the Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Act of 2012 (CGMTA), the National Defense Authorization Act of 2016 (NDAA), and to clarify AMHP processes. The revisions expand the purpose of the AMHP to include promoting short sea transportation, update…

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Coalition for Fair Port Practices for Rulemaking; Notice of Public Hearing and Request for Comments

November 19, 2017

Petition of the Coalition for Fair Port Practices for Rulemaking; Notice of Public Hearing and Request for Comments November 20, 2017 The Federal Maritime Commission has filed a notice of hearing and request for comments. The Commission has determined to hold hearings on January 16 and 17, 2018 at 800 North Capitol Street NW., Washington,…

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Draft DOT Strategic Plan for FY 2018-2022

October 25, 2017

October 25, 2017: Federal Register The Office of the Secretary, U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has issued a notice of availability and request for public comment on the draft DOT Strategic Plan for FY 2018-2022. Comments must be received on or before November 13, 2017 by email or U.S. mail. Respondents are encouraged to submit…

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Correction: Inland Waterway User Board Meeting

October 25, 2017

October 25, 2017: Federal Register The notice of an open meeting scheduled for November 3, 2017 published in the Federal Register on September 29, 2017 (82 FR 45583) has a new meeting location. It will now be held at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District Office Building, main multi-purpose Conference Room, 4155 East…

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The Inland Waterways Users Board will meet on November 3, 2017

September 29, 2017

The Inland Waterways Users Board will meet on November 3, 2017 from 8 am to 12 pm at the Vicksburg Convention Center, located at 1600 Mulberry Street in Vicksburg, Mississippi. This meeting is open to the public. The eleven-member Inland Waterway Users Board represents all geographic areas on the fuel-taxed inland waterways system of the…

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Federal Register

July 25, 2017

An Executive Order (13805) has been issued by the President setting a policy to advance infrastructure projects that create high-quality jobs for American workers, enhance productivity, improve quality of life, protect the environment and strengthen economic growth. Further, a Presidential Advisory Council on Infrastructure has been established to be composed of not more than 15…

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STB Final Rule

July 6, 2017

Filed in the Federal Register, the Surface Transportation Board (Board) is adopting final rules amending its regulations on the publication of rate and service terms for agricultural products and fertilizer. To view the ruling in its entirety, please click here: https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2017/07/06/2017-14180/publication-requirements-for-agricultural-products-rail-transportation-of-grain-rate-regulation?utm_campaign=subscription%20mailing%20list&utm_source=federalregister.gov&utm_medium=email Effective July 30, 2017: The Board is adopting final rules amending its regulations governing…

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Have you seen the “Fact Sheet on the 2018 Budget: Infrastructure Initiative”?

July 6, 2017

Please access the full document here. The document outlines: · The Importance of Infrastructure The President has consistently emphasized that the Nation’s infrastructure needs to be rebuilt and modernized to create jobs, maintain America’s economic competitiveness, and connect communities and people to more opportunities. The United States no longer has the best infrastructure in the…

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Public Meeting Notice

June 14, 2017

The Mississippi River Commission, Corps of Engineers has announced the public meeting notice for its annual low water inspection tour. The public meetings will be held on board the Motor Vessel Mississippi as follows: Cape Girardeau, MO – City Front……….9:00 am – 12:30 pm on August 7th Memphis, TN – Beale Street Landing… 9:00 am…

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