Don’t blame ocean carriers and bigger container ships for congestion at key ports; blame insufficient investment in equipment, dredging and automation at U.S. marine terminals, speakers said at the 15th annual TPM Conference in Long Beach.
US Infrastructure News
US Infrastructure News
WCI Recognizes U.S. Army Corps of Engineers For Safeguarding American Public, Urges Continued, Safe Operation of Locks and Dams
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...
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.
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.
02 Jun 2014
The US Congress is rummaging through the stamp drawer to find dollars for federal highway construction.
23 May 2014
The Senate’s vote for the Water Resources Reform and Development Act has sent the long-delayed port and waterway bill to President Obama for his likely signature.
12 May 2014
WASHINGTON — The U.S. government will likely be required to send back to the ports all proceeds from the Harbor Maintenance Tax under soon-to-be-enacted legislation, eventually resulting in hundreds of millions of dollars per year in federal money flowing back to seaports.
02 May 2014
CHICAGO — Chicago is living up to its reputation as the nation’s transportation bottleneck.
30 Apr 2014
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said in Chicago last week it’s “plausible” that Congress will reform the nation’s corporate tax system by the end of the year, giving President Barack Obama the $150 billion he needs for his four-year, $302 billion transportation plan.
29 Apr 2014
WASHINGTON — Long-delayed U.S.