Marine Highway News

On August 11, 2010, U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood identified 18 marine corridors, 8 projects, and 6 initiatives for further development as part of “America’s Marine Highway Program.” In addition, the Maritime Administration made available $7 million for which these projects will be able to compete through a Notice of Funding Availability. Please see the entire press release at the Newsroom.

The Marine Highway Program was fully implemented in April 2010 through publication of a Final Rule in the Federal Register ( The Secretary’s designations were made pursuant to the Final Rule, as required by the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007.

The Final Rule (MARAD-2010-0035) for America’s Marine Highway Program was published April 9, 2010.

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