The Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) reports that container vessel operations resumed yesterday, September 7, just nine days after Hurricane Ida made landfall in southeast Louisiana as a category 4 storm.
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) has designated six new Marine Highway Projects and a new Marine Highway Route as part of the America’s Marine Highway Program (AMHP). The AMHP
Crowley Maritime Corporation’s Solutions business unit has been awarded a multi-year, $638 million contract for Vessel Acquisition Management (VAM) by the U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD). Crowley says its strategic acquisition and vessel
From the July issue of Marine Log magazine There’s a reason why the larger U.S. shipbuilders have government relations offices, usually staffed up with a goodly number of retired U.S. Navy admirals.
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) has released a new report—The Economic Importance of the U.S. Private Shipbuilding and Repairing Industry—that measures the economic importance of the shipbuilding and repairing
With the support of the Virginia Economic Development Partnership, Lyon Shipyard is to invest $24.4 million to expand its operations in the City of Norfolk, Va. The company will add a new
The Biden administration has released its FY 2022 budget request. For many in the U.S. maritime industry, among the most significant programs to look at are those administered by the Department of
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) has announced the availability of $10,819,000 in grant funding for the America’s Marine Highway Program (AMHP). The AMHP’s purpose is to encourage the use
The shutdown of the Colonial Pipeline after a ransomware cyberattack has seen panic buying of gas — and MARAD taking the first steps to consider the possibility of a limited Jones Act
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) today announced the award of $19.6 million in grants to 31 small shipyards in 15 states through the Small Shipyard Grant Program. Since 2008,