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For months, we’ve been asking how North American infrastructure at ports, rail heads and on the roads would hold up when imports grew at sustained levels beyond the low-single-digit levels seen through the first quarter of this year. Well, the returns are starting to come in, and the news is anything but good for beneficial cargo owners.

News & Analysis

23 Jul 2014
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The American Trucking Associations is urging the U.S. Senate to pass a shorter “short-term patch” to the Highway Trust Fund than that approved by the House of Representatives earlier this month and then quickly move to finding a long-term funding solution.
Infrastructure
22 Jul 2014
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx won’t be celebrating if a $10.9 billion injection for the Highway Trust Fund approved by the House last week makes it through the Senate.
Panama Canal locks project
17 Jul 2014
An arbitration hearing is set to begin Monday in Miami on a contractor’s claim for $180 million in cost overruns for expansion of the Panama Canal.
16 Jul 2014
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Congress is winding up to punt on the challenge of finding a long-term solution to fund highways, bridges and roads...
Site of the planned Paulsboro Marine Terminal.
15 Jul 2014
South Jersey will get its first new marine terminal on the Delaware River in more than 30 years as a result of a partnership between Holt Logistics and the South Jersey Port Corp.
09 Jul 2014
Less than five miles from the U.S. Capitol, southwest Washington, D.C., residents are waging a fierce fight against CSX Transportation’s plans to rebuild and expand a tunnel to allow the double stacking of containers.
08 Jul 2014
A Nicaraguan government committee today approved the route of a proposed $40 billion canal project that will bisect the country and rival the Panama Canal waterway linking the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean.
U.S. President Barack Obama signs H.R. 3080, the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014, on June 10, 2014, in Washington, D.C. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGANMANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images.
10 Jun 2014
President Barack Obama’s signing into law of major port legislation today is just one step toward the United States getting its maritime trade gateways up to snuff.
03 Jun 2014
Billions of dollars could be handed out to Miami, Port Everglades and Jacksonville in the next five years in an aggressive bid by Florida to capture a greater share of regional container cargo.