J. F. Brennan Opens a New Mid-South Location in Paducah, KY

  LA CROSSE, Wis., May 5, 2021 Marine construction firm J.F. Brennan Company (Brennan) recently established a permanent presence in the Mid-South Region. ADCI Brennan Diver The company’s new Mid-South location is in Paducah, Kentucky, and will provide all Brennan services, including above and below-water construction and environmental remediation services. Located near the confluence of…

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The Port of South Louisiana and Dow Chemical held a ribbon-cutting and official operations kick-off of the SoLaPort Railyard

NEWS RELEASE – April 16, 2021 (full link below) L-R: Port of South Louisiana Executive Director Paul G. Aucoin, with Port of South Louisiana Commissioners Louis A. Joseph, Judy Songy, Stanley Bazile, and Joey Murray Port of South Louisiana is pleased to announce that the construction of a six-track rail yard in St. Charles Parish…

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Port of Harlingen receives MARAD Marine Highway Project Designation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Port of Harlingen receives MARAD Marine Highway Project Designation Harlingen, TX The Port of Harlingen has been awarded a U.S. Department of Transportation, Maritime Division (MARAD), Marine Highway Project Designation for the creation of a Container on Barge service. The Port is one of 46 projects in the United States to receive…

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WATERWAYS JOURNAL publishes article featuring comments by Aimee Andres, Executive Director of IRPT

Recent Improvements to The Port Infrastructure Development Program for Small Ports APRIL 21, 2021 | WATERWAYS JOURNAL: Article contributors: Lance M. Sannino, James Kearns and Aimee Andres The “Report Card” recently issued by the American Society of Civil Engineers has added to the renewed attention directed to the state of America’s infrastructure. Although the nation’s ports…

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Ports of Indiana Handling Cargo for $600 million Expansion Project for Southern Indiana Cement Company

Ports of Indiana Handling Cargo for $600 million Expansion Project for Southern Indiana Cement Company JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (April 27, 2021) –Ports of Indiana-Jeffersonville will receive more than 30 barges by June 30 destined for a local cement facility undergoing a $600 million expansion project. The Lehigh Cement Inc. is shipping large pieces of cargo to…

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Request for Qualifications: Planning and Development

Requests for Qualifications: Planning & Development The Matagorda County Navigation District #1, Port of Palacios is seeking requests for qualifications (RFQ) for planning and development for the Matagorda County Navigation District #1, Port of Palacios (RFQP&D2021). The Port encourages all qualified consultancies and engineering firms with specific port development expertise interested in assisting the Port…

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ASB: Request for Proposal

Request for proposal: 7 – 30,000 Gallon (11ʼ 7” x 38ʼ) Fiberglass flat bottom storage tanks AGRIServices of Brunswick will accept bids for fiberglass vertical storage designed for Ammonium Thiosulphate. Please use the following considerations: 6” flanged outlet with gussets 4” flanged outlet with gussets 4” “candy cane” opening in top with gussets 24” bolted…

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Dede Smith, IRPT Deputy Director named Chair of NWC Navigation Caucus

Dede Smith, Deputy Director for the Inland Rivers, Ports and Terminals, has been named Chair of the National Waterways Conference (NWC) Navigation Caucus. In addition to her role with IRPT, Dede serves on the NWC Executive Committee and now as Chair of the NWC Navigation Caucus. NWC’s caucuses play a prominent role in advising the…

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Heartland Port Authority chooses engineering firm

April 3, 2021 : Fulton Sun Heartland Port Authority chooses engineering firm   This week, the Heartland Port Authority approved entering into a contract with an engineering firm to look at what is needed for a Missouri River port to be placed in Jefferson City. Missy Bonnot, Jefferson City Area Chamber of Commerce interim president…

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