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    Steps to Take Now for New Maritime Infrastructure Funding Opportunities

    Increased infrastructure funding has provided many opportunities for ports and terminals, including both inland and coastal.

    By James A. Kearns, Jones Walker LLP

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    A Better Approach for Emission Reduction at US Ports

    In finalizing the Clean Ports program requirements, legislators must consider the maritime industry’s realities and challenges.

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    Getting the Work Right: Coordinating Money, Time and Big Projects

    Big project bookkeeping is a top concern for the Inland Waterways Users Board.

    By Tom Ewing

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    Update: Lower Snake River Dams

    An update on issues confronting regional towboat and barge operators about possible changes to the Columbia Snake River System.

    By Tom Ewing

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    Keep it Moving: Corps Dredges Log Record Seasons to Combat Drought Impact

    Severe drought conditions in late 2022 underlined the importance of dredging in the Mississippi River Basin.

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    Marine News rounds up recent news on towboat orders, christenings and sales.

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