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Office of Ports & Waterways

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The Office of Ports & Waterways was established to assist with port, terminal, waterway, and transportation network development issues. America's ports and their related elements make up the backbone of our intermodal transportation network. MARAD is committed to developing this infrastructure at every level. We work constantly to improve port technology, logistics, and storage.
Click on the links below for the programs and activities conducted within this office:


For more information, contact the Office of Ports & Waterways.