America`s Marine Highway Program & Port Infrastructure

Report
Maritime Administration
America’s Marine Highway Program &
Port Infrastructure Development
Program
Chip Jaenichen, Deputy Administrator
Maritime Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation
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Maritime Administration
Mission:
To improve and strengthen the U.S. marine
transportation system - including
infrastructure, industry and labor - to meet
the economic and security needs of the
Nation.
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Shifting Trade Patterns
• Panama Canal Expansion
• Post-Panamax Ships
• Manufacturing and Distribution Shifts
Top 1000 “Blue Chip” MulTinaTional
Shipper Priorities
With Permission from
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M-5
(AK)
$179.26M Marine Highway &
TIGER Grants 2009 to 2012
M-5
M-84
M-90 Detroit/Windsor Ferry
M-87
$2,200,000
Lewiston, ID
$1,300,000
Maine
M-90 Ports, ME
$14,000,000
M-90
Bayonne, NJ
$11,400,000
M-580
M-55
Green Trade Corridor, CA
$30,000,000
Oakland, CA
$15,000,000
M-5
M-70
M-70
M-64
Tri-City Port, IL
$14,500,000
M-40
Cates Landing, TN
$13,000,000
Catoosa, OK
$6,425,000
James River
$1,100,000
M-65
Corpus Christi, TX
$10,000,000
M-49
M-55
Tenn-Tom W/W
$1,700,000 M-95
Mobile, AL
$12,000,000
Cross Gulf
$3,340,000
Brownsville, TX
$12,000,000
Davisville,
RI
M-95
$22,300,000
M-10
M-A1
LEGEND
MH Corridor
Port Manatee, FL
$9,000,000
MH Connector
MH Crossing
M-2
U.S. Interstate
M-5 (AK)
64 Express Marine Highway Service
 MARAD Marine Highway Grant Funds provided for
purchase of barges
 Service started in
2008
 Moves approx.
450 TEUs per
month
 Provides relief of
congested I-64
corridor
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California Green Trade Corridor
Tiger Grant
 DOT Tiger Grant Funds provided for landside
improvements and two barges
 Service between
Stockton and
Oakland to begin
in late 2012
 TEUs already
booked, majority
heavy weight
freight
 Major relief of
congested I-580
corridor
Critical to
Marine Highway Services
• Communication among multiple
stakeholders/partners (including public and
private)
• Coordinated promotion efforts
• Business, market and finance plans
• Adequate capital for start-up operations, with
a contingency fund
• Located on a designated Marine Highway
Corridor, Connector or Crossing.
Go vs. No-Go
(Glass Half Empty)
Institutional Barriers
(HMT, Govt Policy, etc.)
Freight & Shipper
Uncertainty
High Vessel
Construction Cost
High Operating Cost
Infrastructure Gaps
Tipping Point
GO
No
GO
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Go vs. No-Go
(Glass Half Full)
Advisory Committee
Recommendations to
DOT Secretary
Dual Use/M 55 Studies
DOD Support & TITLE
XI & CCF
LNG + Dual Use $
$111 Million Grants
Tipping Point
GO
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Port Infrastructure Development Program
• Funding Gaps in Infrastructure Repair &
Improvements
• Inadequate Links to Major Corridors (road, rail,
Marine Highway)
• Inefficient Delivery of Federal Services:
• Slow and Underfunded Channel Dredging
• Environmental and Permitting Gridlock
• Regulatory/Enforcement Commerce Delays
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Who Invests Where?
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DOT Proposed Port Infrastructure Development Program Framework
Category I
Category II
Engagement
Financing
All Ports
Limited # Ports
Low Fed Oversight
No Market Interference
Moderate Fed Oversight
Minimal Market Interference
Category III
Project
Management
Very Few Ports
High Fed Oversight
Minimal Market
Interference
Public Benefit & Public Stake
A. Guidelines & Data:
Sector advocate through analysis & showcasing
opportunities/consequences regarding port role/investment
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Possibilities Include:
Port Investment Plan Guidelines (With Stakeholders)
Strategic Asset Management (With Stakeholders)
Port/Terminal Ops Guidelines for AMH (With Stakeholders)
National/Regional Studies and Maritime Impact Analysis
Condition & Performance Tracking & Measures
B. Assistance:
Direct support to individual ports (upon request)
• Investment Plan Devel. Support (Possible Planning Grants)
• Facility Needs Assessments (Possible NEPA Support)
• Gateway Office Engagement – Delivery of Federal Services
Financing:
Direct funding support via
existing/future programs
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TIGER I-IV Grants
Marine Highway Grants
Other Future Grant Programs
Loans/Loan Guarantees
Possible Cargo Facility Fee
Program
Eligible for Port Infra Devel.
Fund
Eligible for MARAD Lead
Fed Agency Support
Eligible for Project Delivery
Initiative
Sel. Criteria in Grant Program
Project Defined in Grant App.
Project Mgt:
Increased Federal project
assistance where unique
Federal interest exists
MARAD Co-Manages
Project w/Port
• Design Development
• Eligible For PID Fund
• Eligible for Lead Fed.
Agency Supp.
• Elig. For Project
Delivery Initiative
• Strict Sel. Criteria
• Investment Plan Req’d
• Project Defined
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Version 11 – 17 Jan 2012
Authority: 46 USC, Section 50302
Questions?
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