Tuesday, June 8, 2021
Containership docking Port of Long Beach

America’s Marine Economy Contributes Nearly $400 Billion to U.S. GDP: Study

The U.S. government’s first official study on the economic impact of the nation’s marine economy shows that marine-related sectors contributed nearly $400 billion to the overall U.S. GDP in 2019....

June 8, 2021
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Thursday, June 21, 2012

The Post-Panamax’s Are Coming: U.S. Explores Options

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) on Wednesday submitted to Congress it’s awaited “U.S. Port and Inland Waterways Modernization” report as the U.S. prepares for an increase in post-panamax vessels. ...

June 21, 2012
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Monday, March 26, 2012
osg tug pushing ahead

S&P: As Maritime Shipping Fleets Age, US Companies Will Face Greater Challenges

(Dow Jones) Already burdened with eroding credit quality, many U.S. shipping companies will face greater challenges in the near future as their older fleets continue to age, Standard & Poor’s said. “The...

March 26, 2012
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Thursday, July 7, 2011

Entrepreneur Envisions Marine Highway [COLUMN]

This column is brought to us by Al’s Emporium, written by Dow Jones Newswires columnist Al Lewis, offers commentary and analysis on a wide range of business subjects through an...

July 7, 2011
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Wednesday, June 22, 2011

MARAD Report: Vessel calls at U.S. ports up in 2010

A report released recently from the U.S. Maritime Administration shows more ships are stopping at U.S. ports. The stops, or vessel calls, rebounded by 13 percent in 2010, after an...

June 22, 2011
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Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Secretary LaHood Argues Case of Better Transportation Use of America’s Coasts, Waterways

Sends Report to Congress on America’s ‘Marine Highways’ WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood has released a report which will serve as a roadmap to the future in creating...

April 6, 2011
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