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MARAD awards $280 million in Port Infrastructure Grants

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Maritime Administration (MARAD) last week announced that it has awarded more than $280 million in discretionary grant funding through the new Port Infrastructure Development Program. The

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Foremost Group takes delivery of eco-friendly bulker

Privately-owned American dry bulk shipping company Foremost Group has taken delivery of a new 85,004 metric tons deadweight post-Panamax bulk carrier, the M/V Ting May The eco-friendly post-Panamax ship will be immediately

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Senate confirms Elaine Chao nomination

JANUARY 31, 2017 — The U.S. Senate confirmed by a 93-6 vote Elaine Chao’s nomination to be transportation secretary in the Trump administration. Secretary Chao’s nomination was broadly welcomed by the U.S.