Washington, D.C.—Deputy Maritime Administrator Richard Balzano, conceding even he did not know key details of the Trump administration’s infrastructure initiative, laid out markers the maritime industry must meet to participate,… Read More

Washington, D.C.—U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross promoted new dredging technologies for port construction and a single data source for navigational products to help mariners find the best route through congested… Read More

Washington, D.C.—Several members of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee pressed U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao on how inland waterways and ports might be impacted by President Trump’s $1.5-trillion infrastructure… Read More

Washington, D.C.—Waterways Council Inc., used its annual press briefing on the federal budget to underscore its concerns on the Trump administration’s proposal for fiscal year 2019 as well as its… Read More

Washington, D.C.—Officials of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said they will not know for weeks, possibly even months, which specific projects will be covered by supplemental funding in a… Read More

Washington, D.C.—Two big rollouts on a long-awaited infrastructure initiative and the fiscal year 2019 budget from the Trump administration landed with a thud for representatives of the waterways industry, and… Read More

Washington, D.C.—Handed a setback by the U.S. Supreme Court, the Trump administration moved quickly to block implementation of  the controversial 2015 Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule for another… Read More

Washington, D.C.—Groups representing waterways projects applauded President Donald Trump’s call in his State of the Union address for Congress to produce a bill that “generates” at least $1.5 trillion for… Read More

Washington, D.C.—The Trump administration appeared to take in stride the U.S. Supreme Court’s unanimous opinion that legal challenges to the controversial Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule belonged in… Read More

Washington, D.C.—The chief of engineers and commanding general of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers did not hesitate when asked to advise a key Senate committee on any changes it… Read More

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