Local Waters. Global Solutions.

Connecticut is home to three deepwater ports (Bridgeport, New Haven, and New London) and a multitude of small harbors, rail lines, and interstate highways crisscrossing the state. Connecticut is uniquely located at the intersection of maritime access and distribution networks, and a thriving maritime industry in Connecticut means stronger economic growth across each of these assets.

The Connecticut Port Authority is overseeing new investments in infrastructure, dredging and intermodal terminal capabilities that are expanding the foundation of Connecticut’s maritime industry and building a thriving network of efficient, customizable transportation solutions.


Statement from Chairman Scott Bates on Electric Boat News

(Old Saybrook) – Today Governor Dannel Malloy announced a major new partnership with Electric Boat that will grow the company’s workforce to 13,000 and lead to capital investments of $800 million over the next 17 years.

The following statement was issued by Scott Bates the chairman of the Connecticut Port Authority:

“This investment advances the maritime economy of our state, strengthens the workforce and sets the stage for future success. Next up, revitalization of the working waterfront at State Pier.”

The Small Harbor Improvement Projects Program

The Small Harbor Improvement Projects Program (SHIPP) will provide grants for the
preparation of plans and studies, as well as construction projects that improve state,
municipal, or other properties in or next to Connecticut waters.

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Join CT Maritime Heritage Festival on Tuesday, May 22, 2018, for National Maritime Day!

Scott Bates, Chairman of Connecticut Port Authority will be a guest speaker.

Refreshments and Hors d'Oevres will be served.Join us May 22nd to celebrate National Maritime Day!

Come learn about our exciting plans for the 2018 Maritime Heritage Festival.
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A local shellfish farm in Niantic Bay.Wouldn't mind a day like this again! ... See MoreSee Less

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