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By Guy T. Noll, ESRI

Port Insights

A Location Strategy for

Funding Port Infrastructure “When you’ve been to one port, you’ve been to one port.” factors in U.S. cargo pricing is the Harbor Maintenance Tax

So goes a saying exemplifying the understanding among the (HMT), based on the value of cargo transiting ports, to pay maritime community that every port is inherently unique. for maintaining and operating navigational channels. This

Each port has an exceptional identity and, likewise, an excep- tax creates a fund that is used almost exclusively to support tional way in which its problems must be presented, addressed shipping in ports that have channels supported by the U.S. and solved. Each port’s challenges are location-speci

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