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IRPT 2020 Conference: April 20-22 in Little Rock, Arkansas

Dear Congress: We Matter Too

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Dear Congress: We Matter Too

Dear Congress, A few words from the inland ports and terminals, and the smaller coastal ports, all of whom serve the 12,000 miles of navigable waterways of the United States. First, let us say that we are indeed grateful for all that you have done and continue to do to support our nation’s inland and…

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NMC Material Handling Joins Taylor Machine Works as a Dealer 

Taylor Machine Works, Inc. has announced a new dealer, NMC Material Handling, in the Taylor and Sudden Service, Inc. dealer network. Hal Nowell, Director of Sales, stated, “Taylor Machine Works knows the importance of a highly trained and dedicated network of authorized Taylor Dealers. By adding NMC Material Handling, we know that the Taylor product…

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Missouri River Stakeholders Meet with Corps, Coast Guard

Missouri River Stakeholders Meet with Corps, Coast Guard If there’s one thing Missouri River stakeholders want shippers to know, it’s that the river is open for business and has been for a long time. That statement was recurrent throughout the one-day meeting held in Kansas City, Mo., February 13.Approximately 150 attendees—the best-attended meeting for the…

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Save The Date – Missouri River Navigator’s Meeting

Save The Date – Missouri River Navigator’s Meeting February 12 & 13, 2019 February 12th: 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm:       Half Day meeting for Corps, US Coast Guard and Current Missouri River Navigators 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm:               IRPT Missouri River Basin meeting (RSVP required) 6:30 pm:                Industry Reception – Open to All February…

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USACE P3 Webinars: December 11 and 12

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) will be hosting a series of webinars on the establishment of a public private partnership (P3) pilot program. The webinars will address the request for information on conceptual P3s with USACE Civil Works projects that will be open to the public by January 2019. The Assistant Secretary of…

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Senate Bill to Equal Competition for Grant Funding

Senate Bill to Equal Competition for Grant Funding U.S. Senator Tom Carper (D-Del.) has introduced a bill (S.3587) to improve the nation’s freight systems by making key investments in ports, railways and intermodal hubs by changing the funding arrangements in the Nationally Significant Freight and Highway Projects Program, which was created as part of Fixing…

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IRPT Congratulates Accredited Marine Port Executives

Inland Rivers, Ports & Terminals (IRPT) congratulates our Members as part of the Accredited Marine Port Executives (AMPE) Class of 2018, Gold Standard for Port Executive Professional Certification. Paul Aucoin-AMPE, Port of South Louisiana; Dale Hymel-AMPE, Port of South Louisiana; Susan Taylor-AMPE, Port of St. Louis (MO) Authority; Crystal Hutchinson-AMPE, Louisiana International Gulf Transfer Terminal…

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Missouri River in the News: River port celebrates official opening

October 11, 2018: News-Press Now.com (full link below) River port celebrates official opening The culmination of three decades of local and state effort was celebrated Thursday with the formal opening of St. Joseph’s Missouri River port. Officials held the ceremony as workers toiled to unload steel coil that had been carried aboard two barges and…

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Funding released for Cairo river port terminal in Illinois, US

October 12, 2018: Ship Technology (full link below) Funding released for Cairo river port terminal in Illinois, US A sum of $1m in capital funding has been released for the planned river port terminal in Cairo, Illinois, US. Illinois State Senator Dale Fowler (R-Harrisburg) said that the funding demonstrates the state’s effort to revive the…

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