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Happy National Maritime Day!

Happy National Maritime Day!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! IRPT would like to thank every port worker, every terminal worker, all of the Nation’s boat captains, their deck crews, our barge lines, and every American working in the Maritime industry. To each of you, YOU help power our Nation’s economy, YOU contribute to each of your communities overall economic health,…

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Port of Indiana-Mt. Vernon Makes ‘Next Generation’ Terminal Upgrades

May 19, 2020: MarineLink (full link below) A recently completed a $2 million capital improvement project aims to attract more cargo to one of the nation’s largest inland ports. Situated 153 miles from the confluence of the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers, the Port of Indiana-Mount Vernon connects the Ohio River Valley region’s agriculture, coal and…

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Little Rock port’s activity holds up in April

May 21, 2020: Arkansas Tribune (full link below) Barge activity at the Port of Little Rock was flat in April compared with the same month a year ago — in both instances affected by events beyond the port’s control. The port worked 51 barges and handled nearly 77,000 tons of cargo last month, according to…

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Pointe LNG raising investment capital for La. Project

May 21, 2020: Kallanish Energy (full link below) A proposed liquefied natural gas facility in Louisiana that had been dormant is alive again, Kallanish Energy reports. Pointe LNG has hired Whitehall & Co. to raise investment capital and secure offtake for a liquefaction/export facility in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, to process 6 million tons per year of LNG.…

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Jones Walker Alert: USDA Announces New Coronavirus Food Assistance Program to Farmers, Ranchers, and Consumers

In a press release from Washington, DC, on April 17, 2020, US Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced the existence of the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP). This new US Department of Agriculture (USDA) program will take a number of actions to render direct aid to American farmers, ranchers, and consumers in response to the COVID-19…

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Heartland Port Bill sent to Governor

May 15, 2020: News Tribune (full link below) The Missouri House of Representatives voted 145-3 on Thursday to transfer 116 acres of state-owned land just east of the Ike Skelton Training Facility to the Heartland Port Authority for a Missouri River port in Jefferson City, sending the bill to Gov. Mike Parson for his signature.…

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GCIDA joins IRPT

Greene County Industrial Development Authority operates as the lead industrial development organization for the Greene County, Alabama community. GCIDA works in conjunction with state and local governments, regional development partners, local communities and business leaders to attract a diverse industrial environment that will benefit the citizens of Greene County, Alabama, as well as the corporate well being of…

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