Issue / Ports

House Panel Gives $546M Boost to Water Resources Appropriations

The House Appropriations Committee has released a draft bill that increases the regular budget for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers'...

Biden Signs Ocean Shipping Reform Bill

Yesterday, President Biden signed into law a bipartisan bill (S. 3580) amending federal laws relating to ocean shipping. The Senate...

House Passes Mammoth Water Resources Authorization by Wide Margin

The House of Representatives passed legislation this week authorizing the federal government to commit $19 billion towards building a...

US Inland Waterways’ Role in a Global Marketplace

The United States’ inland waterway system is made up of roughly 12,000 miles of rivers and 237 lock chambers at 192 different...

Senate Confirms Cliff, Coes; Biden Appoints New Port/Supply Envoy

The Senate this week cleared two more pending nominees by President Biden to senior positions in the Department of Transportation: ...

How Does U.S. Waterways Competitiveness Stack Up in World Terms?

"Examining other countries reveals the significant advantages that the U.S. inland waterway system brings to exporters, the...

House, Senate Advance WRDA Bills Authorizing $31B Texas Megaproject

This week, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee approved bipartisan legislation reauthorizing the Army Corps of...

Webinar: Waterborne Competitiveness: Comparing U.S. and Foreign Inland Waterways

The 12,000-mile inland waterways network in the United States is a vital trade corridor serving energy, agriculture, and other freight...

Administration Again Proposes Unlikely Cuts in Corps Water Resources Budget

The Biden Administration has proposed cutting the regular annual budget for the water resources program of the U.S. Army Corps of...

Senate Passes Ocean Shipping Bill; Path to Reconciling With House Bill Unclear

Yesterday, the Senate passed legislation (S. 3580) reauthorizing the Federal Maritime Commission and making changes in ocean shipping...

What’s in the FY22 Omnibus: Water Resources Funding

The just-passed fiscal year 2022 omnibus appropriations bill contains $8.3 billion in funding for the civil works (a.k.a. water...

Webinar: The Emerging Future of Supply Chains

Many of the goods imported into the U.S. rely on intricate, finely-tuned, international supply chains. When the COVID-19 pandemic...

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