Henderson County Kentucky selected for $540 million Paper Mill

Anthony Pratt will make his largest American investment – construction of a $540 million paper mill in Kentucky. Pratt Paper, a part of sustainable packaging company Pratt Industries, is planning the construction of a paper mill in western Kentucky. The new paper mill will produce more than 1,500 tons of recycled paper every day, saving the equivalent…

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Don’t Delay- Submit your IPRT Membership Directory ad Today!

Members, Friends and Colleagues: As a friendly reminder, the Inland Rivers, Ports & Terminals (IRPT) 2021-2022 Membership Directory will be sent to the publisher on September 1st. If you are interested in advertising, the rates are: Full page ad ($1500) Half page ad ($750) Artwork is due August 15th. Please access the advertising insertion form…

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WCI Releases New Tv Commercial On Importance Of America’s Waterways

WCI is proud to share with you our new 30-second TV commercial. You can view it on our YouTube channel. Our public education campaign, “America’s Waterways” was generously funded by some of our agriculture members and partners. Learn more about why the nation’s inland waterways are critical to our economy, jobs, environmental sustainability, and much…

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Notice to Bidders: Ports of Indiana

NOTICE TO BIDDERS July 19, 2021 LEASE: 637.60 acres, more or less, in four (4) parcels at Ports of Indiana-Mount Vernon Deadline to Submit Sealed Bids: Aug. 5, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. (CDT) Notice is hereby given that proposals to lease 637.60 acres, more or less, in four (4) parcels at Ports of Indiana-Mount Vernon, Posey…

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IRPT Member: Port Tour – You are Invited!

Millard Maritime is a deep-water port facility located on Mobile Bay in Alabama on the Theodore Industrial Canal. The port features a large marine terminal with a 1,600-foot wharf, bulk, liquid, and breakbulk capabilities, direct on-site rail, with close proximity to Interstate 10 and 65. With nearly 300 acres of water access multiuse land available, Millard…

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Five Rivers Distribution’s President Shell sees Arkansas River recovery but urges infrastructure investments in inland waterways

June 24, 2021 AJOT.COM (full article below)   Marty Shell, president of Five Rivers Distribution, LLC based in Van Buren, Arkansas with cargo-handling operations at Fort Smith and Van Buren, Arkansas, says the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System has now recovered from the catastrophic 2019 floods. Shell said the 2019 flood was “the worst flood…

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