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Development and Promotion of Ports and Intermodal Transportation

Published on AidPage by IDILOGIC on Jun 24, 2005

Administered by:

US Federal Government Agency (see all agencies)
Department of Transportation , Maritime Administration
CFDA #: 20.801

Purpose of this program:

To promote and plan for the development and utilization of domestic waterways, ports, and port facilities, to provide technical advice and information to Government agencies, private industry and State and municipal governments; to support the laws reserving domestic waterborne commerce to U.S. built, owned, and registered vessels for reasons of national security and economic development, examine opportunities for expanding Maritime trade and service; to plan for the utilization and control of ports and port facilities under national mobilization conditions; to promote development and improved utilization of marine related intermodal transportation systems; to provide technical information and advice to other agencies and organizations concerned with intermodal development; to formulate national and regional policies and objectives for development and use of intermodal transportation systems including containerization and container size standards; to develop plans, coordinate pilot operations concerned with improved techniques in marine-related intermodal transportation; to assist in planning and development of intermodal transport systems under national mobilization conditions.