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Tuesday, April 12, 2016

While everyone agrees that investment in infrastructure is key, only a handful of ports will reach "mega" proportions
Posted on 04/12 at 04:28 PM
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Infrastructure investments in America’s seaports and their intermodal connections – both on the land and in the water – are in our nation’s best interest because they provide opportunities to bolster our economy, create and sustain jobs, enhance our international competitiveness, and pay annual dividends through the generation of more than $321 billion in federal, state and local tax revenue
Posted on 04/12 at 04:17 PM
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Monday, April 04, 2016

The West Coast MTO Agreement (WCMTOA) announced today that all 13 member terminals are incapable of providing verified gross mass (VGM) weighing services that adhere to the SOLAS guidelines scheduled to go into effect on July 1.
Posted on 04/04 at 03:27 PM
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Thursday, March 24, 2016

The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has announced that the Panama Canal Expansion will be officially inaugurated on Sunday, June 26, 2016 – two years beyond the original deadline.
Posted on 03/24 at 03:35 PM
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Monday, February 15, 2016

When Congress passed the overwhelmingly-supported and bipartisan Water Resources and Reform Development Act (WRRDA) in 2014, it established annual incremental increases for Harbor Maintenance Tax (HMT) funded work.
Posted on 02/15 at 11:02 AM
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The AAPA is “disappointed” in the proposed funding levels for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers coastal navigation programs, the Environmental Protection Agency’s Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) grants, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Port Security Grant program.
Posted on 02/15 at 10:49 AM
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Monday, January 04, 2016

Intermodalism is set to grow even faster as more business is conducted in cross-border commerce.
Posted on 01/04 at 09:02 AM
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Monday, October 26, 2015

The National Industrial Transportation League (NITL) will hold its annual conference and freight exhibition from Nov. 16-19 in New Orleans. In addition to the exhibition, the show will feature four educational sessions, led by industry experts.
Posted on 10/26 at 09:29 AM
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Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Late last week, the U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx issued a draft National Freight Strategic Plan (NFSP), which is open for public comment and comprised of specific policy proposals and solutions to address the growing challenges of moving freight in the U.S.
Posted on 10/20 at 10:22 AM
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Monday, October 19, 2015

Late last week, the United States House of Representatives Transportation and Infrastructure Committee introduced a six-year, $325 billion surface transportation authorization, entitled The Surface Transportation Reauthorization and Reform Act of 2015.
Posted on 10/19 at 09:16 AM
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