MARAD Listening Sessions: Panama Canal Expansion & America's Marine Highway

By MarEx 2011-09-06 15:11:47

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration Presents

Panama Canal Expansion Study Listening Sessions

and

America’s Marine Highway Corridor Workshops

SAN FRANCISCO, CA: THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2011

Westin at Market Street/50 Third Street/San Francisco, CA 94103

NEW YORK, NY: TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2011

U.S. Customs House/One Bowling Green/New York, NY 10004

 

PANAMA CANAL EXPANSION STUDY LISTENING SESSIONS

8:30 A.M. — 12:30 P.M.

The sessions will address the Panama Canal Expansion Project and its anticipated impacts on U.S. Ports and infrastructure. Discussion topics include:

  • U.S. Trade Patterns Post-Expansion
  • Anticipated Effects on East/West/Gulf
  • Coast/Inland Ports
  • Infrastructure Development/Future
  • Bottlenecks
  • Impacts on the Cost of Doing Business:
  • Who Pays/Who Benefits
  • Conducting Business in the Post-Canal
  • Expansion Economy

AMERICA’S MARINE HIGHWAY CORRIDOR WORKSHOPS

1:30 P.M. — 5:00 P.M.

The workshops will focus on the incorporation of Marine Highways into the National Transportation System. Discussion topics include:

  • Corridors, Connectors, and Crossings
  • Projects and Initiatives
  • Intermodal Connectivity
  • Public/Private Partnerships
  • The Path Forward

These sessions will provide a unique opportunity for supply-chain stakeholders, shippers, and port operators as well as governmental agencies to join MARAD in valuable discussions regarding expansion of the Panama Canal and America’s Marine Highways.

 

REGISTER ONLINE AT www.PanamaCanalStudy.com/registration BY SEPTEMBER 14TH

Space is limited to the first 150 registrants! Advance registration and confirmation is required!
After registering, you will be contacted by email to confirm your attendance.

If you have any questions, please contact Scott Giering of Howard/Stein-Hudson Associates at
917-339-0488 or sgiering@hshassoc.com.

 

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