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  • 8 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx has announced that the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant program has received 585 applications from across the country totaling $9.3 billion in requested funding – over 18 times more than the $500 million that will be awarded. 337 applications were received from the urban areas and 248 from rural communities. […]

  • 8 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger, along with U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen (all D-MD), yesterday announced that Baltimore County will receive $20 million in federal funding for the Sparrows Point redevelopment. The funding is made available through to the the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant program. “The scale of this project cannot be overstated […]

  • 1 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Fox has announced 40 awards totaling nearly $500 million in funding for the FY 2016 Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grants. Of the 585 applications submitted totaling $9.3 billion in requests, six awards totaling $61.8 million – or about 12.36 percent of the total funding – are going to commercial seaports […]

  • 30 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) Secretary, Anthony Foxx has just announced 39 awards for $500 million in funding to be made in the seventh round of Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grants. Of those, five awards totaling $44.3 million, or about 9 percent of total funding, are going to commercial seaports or to projects that […]

  • 5 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Both the House (by a 309-118 vote) and the Senate (by a 79-18 vote) have passed the FY 2017 Omnibus Appropriations Bill, which funds the government for the rest of the fiscal year (through September 30). This legislation is an important milestone in the American Association of Port Authorities’ (AAPA) America: Keep It Moving campaign, which […]

  • 17 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    In reviewing the $1.15 trillion amount in the U.S. House-Senate conference agreement released two nights ago for the fiscal 2016 omnibus appropriations bill (HR 2029), the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) noted that there are significant funds to enhance U.S. port infrastructure. The largest increases are for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Coastal Navigation Program […]

  • 11 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The South Carolina Ports Authority has been awarded a $10.8 million Transportation Infrastructure Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant for planned upgrades and improvements to its Wando Welch Terminal. “We are deeply appreciative for the support of our Congressional delegation and the Obama Administration, who were instrumental in elevating the visibility of our port, an important asset […]

  • 28 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Hueneme has just won a $12.3 million Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant from the Department of Transportation (DOT). The TIGER grant for the Port of Hueneme will be used for the intermodal improvements, including the deepening and strengthening of the wharfs and berths, modernizing cargo infrastructure, and on-dock rail improvements. The […]

  • 21 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Last Friday, Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch, U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, and U.S. Congressman Jim Himes announced the completion of the Transportation Investment Generation Economic Recovery (TIGER) Grant funded infrastructure work at Steelpointe Harbor.   “Developers are coming back to Bridgeport because they once again trust us to do the right thing. And, the state and federal […]

  • 13 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Californian Port of Hueneme recently held a groundbreaking for their newest project – deepening the harbor an additional five feet. Deepening the harbor will create over 563 new jobs, $28 million in business revenue, $5.8 million in local purchases, and $4.6 million in state and local taxes, said the port. The project is largely […]

  • 29 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In order to more efficiently accommodate massive post-panamax ships, the United States needed to widen and deepen many of its channels and harbors. TIGER grants have channeled federal transportation funding directly to 38 port projects in 22 states designed to increase efficiency and grow the economy. President Obama has proposed new investments in transportation infrastructure […]

  • 1 November 2018
    Business & Finance

     A years-long federal Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant project is nearing completion at the Port of Baltimore. The Baltimore funding is set to help renovating a 2,200 linear foot berth with a new pile support system, a recessed utility section to enable transfer of liquid commodities, dredging of the turning basin, and […]

  • 10 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Maritime Administrator Paul Jaenichen joined state and local officials in a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of a marine cargo dock at the Port of Brownsville last week. The $27.5 million project, of which $12 million was provided by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) through its Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) competitive […]

  • 19 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Vice President Joe Biden and Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx yesterday visited the Wando Welch Terminal to discuss the facility’s upcoming wharf improvement project, which received a 10.8 million dollar Transportation Infrastructure Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant in September. “The future is a choice, and Charleston will seize the opportunities the future holds by preparing […]

  • 13 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    On Monday, September 16th, Vice President Joe Biden will visit the Port of Savannah, Georgia. The Vice President will discuss the importance of infrastructure investment to exports, economic competitiveness, and job creation. This follows the Vice President’s visit to the Port of Baltimore on Monday, September 9th, where he highlighted a $10 million TIGER grant […]

  • 9 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Senator Tom Carper (D-Delaware) visited the Port of San Francisco yesterday. The Port of San Francisco staff provided Senator Carper with a tour by Tideline water taxi of the Port, highlighting the Pier 70 ship repair yard, Piers 80-96 maritime cargo industrial complex, the James R. Herman Cruise Terminal at Pier 27, and AT&T Park. […]

  • 29 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Cleveland and Ohio City Inc. (OCI) are preparing to launch a process to engage engineering and landscape design professionals in connection with efforts to stabilize Irishtown Bend. Irishtown Bend is a critical bank along the Cuyahoga River that threatens to collapse into the navigation channel if not stabilized. The launch of the […]

  • 26 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden visited Norfolk Wednesday to promote a $15 million federal TIGER grant for the Virginia Port Authority. The grant would help the City’s infrastructure at Norfolk International Terminals, easing transportation, which, in turn, will create commerce and employment. “What most people don’t realize is that our economic maritime power is just […]

  • 4 May 2012

    The Port of Palm Beach District Commission voted unanimously, Thursday, April 19, 2012 to approve a $26 million restoration project to Slip Number 3 at the Port of Palm Beach. This historic infrastructure improvement project includes expanding the Slip on the north side to increase the width of the basin. A Roll-On/Roll-Off (Ro/Ro) ramp will […]

  • 11 September 2013

    Governor Martin O’Malley joined Vice President Joseph Biden at the Port of Baltimore to highlight the $10 million in federal grants given to Maryland through the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER), which will improve the infrastructure and strengthen the economy for middle class families. During the event, the two were […]

  • 5 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administrator David Matsuda yesterday toured the site of a planned marine cargo dock at the Port of Brownsville that will help transform this vital port into a hub for international trade. The proposed infrastructure improvements are being made possible, in part, through a $12 million TIGER (Transportation Investment Generating […]

  • 16 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Hueneme’s deepening project, largely funded by a $12.3 million TIGER Grant (Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery) from the U.S. Department of Transportation, is nearing its completion.  The port said in their official statement that the harbor deepening program will create over 563 new jobs, $28 million in business revenue, $5.8 million in […]

  • 5 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Efforts to expand the Port of New Orleans container terminal are well underway. The Port NOLA is a deep-draft multipurpose facility at the center of the world’s busiest port system — Louisiana’s Lower Mississippi River. The new Mississippi River Intermodal Terminal is taking shape within the terminal, which will result in a modern and efficient intermodal container transfer […]

  • 23 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of New Bedford has submitted a $15 million TIGER grant for the 2017 round offered by the U.S. Department of Transportation, the City of New Bedford, Massachusetts, said in their latest announcement. The port is seeking funds to build 800 feet of additional bulkhead in the North Terminal and complete Phase V dredging. […]

  • 11 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger joined U.S. Senators Barbara A. Mikulski and Ben Cardin along with Representatives Elijah Cummings and John Sarbanes (all D-Md.) in announcing that the Maryland Port Administration has been awarded $10 million in federal funding to expand the handling capacity at the Fairfield Marine Terminal at the Port of Baltimore through the […]

  • 22 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Following an announcement by the Lake Charles River Pilots that the draft of the Calcasieu Ship Channel will be reduced because of insufficient funding to dredge the channel, U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., a Senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, is pressing the Administration to invest more in the nation’s waterways. The channel […]