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Government, Business, Safety, Logistics

Nation’s Ports Seek Billions in Multimodal Funding to Stay Competitive

Port of Oakland Container ships unload their cargo at the Port of Oakland, Calif. (Ken James/Bloomberg News)

The American Association of Port Authorities believes that in order for America’s ports to remain efficient and competitive during the next decade, more than $20 billion will be needed specifically to improve multimodal and rail access.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
May 24, 2018
Government, Business, Logistics

Transportation Officials Explain Multimodal Funding Options

Port of Baltimore (Port of Baltimore)

Ports looking to improve their facilities as well as the roads, tunnels, bridges and rails that link to them may find aid in federal grant programs, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
May 23, 2018
Business, Logistics

Port Group Urges Caution on Possible US-China Trade War

Port of L.A. containers Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg News

The American Association of Port Authorities has written to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer urging the Trump administration to carefully consider the negative impact trade sanctions could have on the country’s ports and the trucking and transportation industries.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
April 25, 2018
Government, Business

Sen. Cornyn to Offer Keynote Remarks at Ports Conference March 21

Cornyn Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News

Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn is scheduled to deliver the keynote address at the annual conference of the American Association of Port Authorities on March 21.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
March 16, 2018
Business, Logistics

AAPA’s New Chairman From Port Everglades Begins One-Year Term

Steve Cernak has officially begun his duties as the new chairman of the American Association of Port Authorities, replacing Mark McAndrews.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
October 6, 2017
Government

Ports Association Renews Push for Infrastructure Funding

Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg News

The American Association of Port Authorities is calling on the Trump administration and members of Congress to advance a funding package that would address improvements to freight infrastructure.

Transport Topics
March 22, 2017