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Steel firm invests $10 million in new facility at Tulsa Port of Catoosa

November 21, 2019: Tulsa World (full link below) A steel company at the Tulsa Port of Catoosa is undergoing a $10 million expansion. Ed Bare, service center manager for Steel and Pipe Supply, updated the project Thursday during a meeting of the City of Tulsa-Rogers County Port Authority. The company is building a 65-foot-tall, 22,500-square-foot…

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THE INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF MARITIME AND PORT EXECUTIVES For Immediate Release: 23 October 2019 Contact: (207)615-7989 NEW PORT MANAGERS AND EXECUTIVES RECEIVE PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS The International Association of Maritime and Port Professionals (IAMPE) is pleased to announce that 14 inland port managers have received their professional industry certifications at a management seminar hosted by…

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Madison Parish Port Announces Infrastructure Expansion

BATON ROUGE, La. — Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards highlighted an agreement between Louisiana Economic Development and the Madison Parish Port to expand port infrastructure in support of future economic development. With investments of $3.6 million by LED, $500,000 by the port and $4 million by Complex Chemical, the port’s anchor tenant, the $8.1 million…

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE LINK TO RELEASE   WASHINGTON – U.S. Sens. Jim Inhofe (R-OK) and John Boozman (R-AR), along with Governors Kevin Stitt (R-OK) and Asa Hutchinson (R-AR), announced provisions in America’s Transportation Infrastructure Act that outline the future for modernizing the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System (MKARNS). These provisions will open up $250 million…

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J.F. Brennan Company Named a ‘Great Place to Work’ for Third Consecutive Year

For Immediate Release Contact: Kimberly Walters J.F. Brennan Company, Inc 608-518-2258 |   J.F. Brennan Company Named a ‘Great Place to Work®’ for Third Consecutive Year Marine construction firm, J.F. Brennan Company, Inc., has been awarded its third United States certification from international research and analytics company, Great Place to Work®. (La Crosse, WIS…

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Soybean Farmers Strategically Invest in Key Link in Supply Chain

NEWS RELEASE 1255 SW Prairie Trail Parkway ¬ Ankeny, Iowa 50023 515-727-0665 ¬ Funded by the soybean checkoff     Date: July 10, 2019 Contact: Mike Steenhoek, Executive Director 515-727-0665   Soybean Farmers Strategically Invest in Key Link in Supply Chain Ankeny, Iowa – As U.S. soybean farmers continue to encounter challenges with both growing…

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IEI Barge Services is changing its name

IEI Barge Services is changing its name to Logistics Park Dubuque (LPD) effective July 1, 2019.   This change will have no impact on their current operations.  You can expect the same high level of customer service from the management and customer support team that you’ve trusted for years. Why change the name now?  It’s a…

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Maritime HR guru to speak at FERRIES 2019

June 27, 2019: Marine Log (full link below) Maritime HR guru to speak at FERRIES 2019 Veteran maritime industry human resources professional Tom Montgomery is among the industry leaders who will be speaking at Marine Log’s upcoming FERRIES 2019 conference, which this year is being held November 5 & 6 at the Renaissance Fort Lauderdale Cruise…

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U.S. Department of Transportation announced small shipyard grants

Congratulations to IRPT Members, Mike’s Inc. and TPG Chicago Dry Dock as well as the numerous IRPT Members that helped them in the grant application process: June 10, 2019: U.S. Department of Transportation announces Small Shipyard Grants Today, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) announced $19.6 million in grants to support capital improvements…

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