WASHINGTON – The U.S. Maritime Administration of the Department of Transportation announced April 23 that is has awarded EA Engineering Science and Technology Inc. a $100 million contract for program management services for modernization and expansion projects at Guam’s commercial port.

"The contract needed to be in place in order for MARAD to execute the $50 million that the Department of Defense is seeking Congressional authorization to transfer " said Rep. Madeleine Z. Bordallo Guam’s delegate to Congress in a release. "I support the Department of Defense’s request and will continue to work with my colleagues in Congress to make sure that the DoD is granted this authority".