The City of Memphis Fire Department is selling its 120′ firefighting barge. Can you please assist us in reaching out and sharing this email with your port stakeholders. It is being sold for $300,000 which is fair market value of the barge and equipment. Please see attached pictures and equipment information. Please don’t hesitate to…

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Subject:  CISA Releases Supply Chain Analysis Report: Lessons Learned During The COVID-19 Pandemic Today, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and government and industry members of the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Supply Chain Risk Management (SCRM) Task Force released an analysis report on the impact of COVID-19 on global supply chains.  Building A…

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October 30, 2020: The Waterways Journal (full link below) Almost six years have passed since the Port of Morgan City saw its last foreign-flagged ship call on the port. From late 2014 to early 2015, 22 ships called on the port, importing cargoes and exporting regional goods, like locally grown rice. But that success was…

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October 28, 2020: MarineLog (full link below) As coal shipments on U.S. inland waterways continue to decline, terminals at which coal was a primary commodity are having to diversify their business. Hendricks River Logistics, located at Keokuk, Iowa, at Mile 371 on the Mississippi River, recently announced its plan to transform its coal-handling facility into…

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Nova Southeastern University’s Institute for Disaster and Emergency Preparedness is offering a FREE hazmat (hazwoper) awareness (8-hour) and Covid-19 (4-hour) maritime training. These programs are federally funded through grant training offerings that will be beneficial to everyone working in the inland river industry. Nova Southeastern University typically travels directly to the location to train, but…

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LA CROSSE, Wis., October 28, 2020—J.F. Brennan Company, Inc. (Brennan) announces certification in occupational health and safety management, quality management, and environmental management, in accordance with the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). Upon successful completion of certification audits by external auditor and registrar British Standards Institution (BSI), Brennan—an environmental remediation and marine construction contractor—achieved certification…

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PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING SERVICES FOR DESIGN OF THE SEMO PORT LOOP TRACK TERMINAL (Material Handling) MARAD FY2018 BUILD GRANT NO. 693JF71910013 The Southeast Missouri Regional Port Authority (Semo Port) of Cape Girardeau and Scott Counties is requesting qualification statements for professional engineering services to design new bulk handling terminal to transload a dry bulk commodity from…

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October 6, 2020: Port of Milwaukee Port Milwaukee Director Cited as an AntwerpXL “40 Under 40” Leaders of an international shipping conference have named Milwaukee’s Port Director, Adam Tindall-Schlicht, as an AntwerpXL 40 Under 40 honoree.  The award showcases rising stars, under the age of 40, in an important sector of marine commerce. AntwerpXL is…

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