Eight new US Marine Highway grants News 17 Jun 2020 by WCN Editorial
Eight New U.S Marine Highway Grants
June 17, 2020 –WorldCargoNews.com
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) has awarded US$9.5M million in grants to eight marine highways projects under the America’s Marine Highway Program. The funding supports the enhancement of navigable waterways and expands existing waterborne freight services in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, New York, New Jersey, Oregon, Tennessee, Washington and American Samoa. Grants include funding for new handling equipment and a dunnage system to support loading 10% more containers onto barges.