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Infrastructure Resources

Seaports Magazine Spring 2016: The Infrastructure Issue
The spring 2016 issue of Seaports magazine focused on the issue of infrastructure. Articles include Port to Market: Building Infrastructure to Meet Demand, Turning on the Funding Tap and Do Ports Know What’s Coming?

2016 Infrastructure Development & Financing Seminar
This seminar was designed to help ports meet the challenges related to port infrastructure development and financing. Sessions addressed project planning (including market analysis, quantifying need, and evaluating options); the steps in determining project feasibility; and identifying financing options, including public private partnerships, government programs and other sources.

Port Planning & Investment Toolkit
AAPA, together with the Maritime Administration, brought together experts from around the port industry to develop an easy-to-read, easy-to-understand, and easy-to-execute Port Planning and Investment Toolkit to help you get to the point of bidding out a plan for the repairs and upgrades needed to handle the immense demands currently and in the future.

AAPA Press Release: Survey Shows U.S. Ports Plan Big Investments In Capital Projects
In its 2016-2020 Port Planned Infrastructure Investment Survey, AAPA asked its U.S. member ports how much they and their private-sector partners plan to spend on port-related freight and passenger infrastructure over the next five years. The answer was a whopping $154.8 billion.

AAPA's 2015 The State of Freight Report
The purpose of AAPA's 2015 Port Surface Freight Infrastructure Survey is to quantify the baseline need for investment in port infrastructure connecting the United State's deep-draft seaports to the rest of the nation's freight transportation system. A key finding of the survey identified a current need of $28.9 billion in 125 port-related freight network