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Office of Port and Infrastructure Development

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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.
To ensure the viability and smooth operation of our port resources, MARAD also provides port investment assistance where viable (see our Port of Guam and Hawaii Harbors programs), as well as reports (available here in the Electronic Reading Room) to inform future financial decisions and provide budgetary transparency.


For more information, contact the Office of Port and Infrastructure Development.

Last updated: Wednesday, June 17, 2020