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Port Everglades Receives “Marine Highway” Designation from MARAD

Port Everglades received approval from the US Maritime Administration (MARAD) for “Marine Highway” designation for a new route connecting Port Everglades with Port Houston, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI). National Shipping of America (NSA) will be the first company to offer service on this new route. Port Everglades is the first port to receive this designation in South Florida and is among only 45 others nationwide. “We are ... [+]

U.S. Transportation Secretary Announces Nearly $20 Million in Funding to Small Shipyards

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) has awarded $19.6 million in discretionary grants to 24 U.S. small shipyards through the Small Shipyard Grant Program. The funding will help modernize America’s small shipyards, making them more efficient in constructing commercial vessels.  “This $19.6 million federal government investment in the nation’s small shipyards will help maintain the ... [+]

MARAD announces more than $20 million in grants for U.S. small shipyards

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) recently awarded more than $20 million in grants to support capital improvements at 29 U.S. small shipyards as a part of its Small Shipyard Grant program. MARAD’s Small Shipyard grant funding supports capital improvements that foster increased efficiency and economic growth. “These grants ... [+]

AAPA & MARAD Complete Final Two Modules of Port Planning and Investment Toolkit

Developed through collaboration between the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA), the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD), PFM Group of Orlando, Fla., WSP/Parsons Brinkerhoff of Virginia Beach, Va., and a host of industry experts, the PPIT is a valuable resource for the port industry.Two additional sections of a ... [+]

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