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20 February 2020

US Government details major port investment

The US Department of Transportation's Maritime Administration (MARAD) has awarded more than $280 million in discretionary grant funding to improve the infrastructure of the nation's ports.

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8 January 2020 Live

US to invest heavily in marine highways

The US Department of Transportation's Maritime Administration (MARAD) has will invest $7.5 million in nine Marine Highway projects as it looks to make the movement of cargo and people at sea and on land more efficient.

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10 December 2019

West Coast port growth slows as China tariffs hit

An unsettled 2019 has seen a divergence in growth between West and East coast ports as high exposure to Chinese tariffs in the West takes its toll, according to Fitch Ratings recent analysis of transportation infrastructure growth in the US.

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13 September 2019 Digital

Georgia Ports Chiefs Detail Terminal Expansion

The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) has said expansions and new business accounted for nearly US$5 billion in investment and 12,000 new jobs in the fiscal year 2019, the centerpiece of which are plans to double annual capacity at the Garden City Terminal to 11 million TEU.

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6 September 2019 Digital

Loadsmart & Maersk Lead Major US Port Investment

Loadsmart, a digital freight technology company, has announced they have raised USD $19 million for a major initiative to improve the flow of freight through American ports.

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3 September 2019

JAXPORT Shuts Down Ahead of Hurricane Dorian

The Port of Jacksonville has closed for all commercial traffic ahead of the category three Hurricane Dorian making landfall, according to a statement released by the port authority.

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