Transportation TV

TTV Special Report takes you into the fast developing world of international freight. Join a tour organized by the American Association of Port Authorities—for journalists, congressional staff and members of the US Maritime Administration as they visit two facilities operated by the Virginia Port Authority. You’ll learn how barges and inland waterways and facilities are being used to cut carbon emissions, reduce highway congestion and lessen the wear and tear on roads. And you’ll see how America’s ports are adapting to handle mega vessels—some of which can hold as many as 18-thousand containers on board. You’ll also hear from the experts about the investments being made today and what more needs to done to keep pace with the demand for greater capacity.​