IRPT at 2021 ASLRRA starting today in Phoenix

Inland Rivers, Ports & Terminals is exhibiting at the American Short Line Regional Railroad Association Annual Meeting starting today in Phoenix, Arizona. Please come visit Dede, Crystal and myself at booth 1007 at the Phoenix Convention Center West. We are not only excited to share the IRPT Members’ facilities and capabilities for transload with the…

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Whitehouse Action Plan for America’s Ports and Waterways-What the Infrastructure Bill means for us

With the passing of Biden’s $1.2 Trillion Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill, the Whitehouse released a Fact Sheet yesterday which summarizes Action Plan for America’s Ports and Waterways. The Biden administration has not yet confirmed a date in which he will sign the Bill into action. What the Infrastructure Bill means for us: The 2,702-page bipartisan bill contains…

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FACT SHEET: The Biden-⁠Harris Action Plan for America’s Ports and Waterways

FACT SHEET: The Biden-⁠Harris Action Plan for America’s Ports and Waterways   NOVEMBER 09, 2021•STATEMENTS AND RELEASES While American ports are a cornerstone of the U.S. economy, outdated infrastructure and the COVID-19 pandemic have strained their capacity and jeopardized global supply chains.  According to the 2021 Report Card for America’s Infrastructure Report issued by the American…

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Port of Harlingen, TX Sets Another Record Year in Shipping Tonnage

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – November 8, 2021   PORT SETS ANOTHER RECORD YEAR IN SHIPPING TONNAGE   HARLINGEN, TX- The Port of Harlingen reported a 29% increase in total tonnage for fiscal year 20-21 with 3,013,124 tons of cargo shipped in and out of the Port. Located 25 miles inland of the Gulf Intracoastal Water…

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Early Bird Registration Extended to September 15th

The 2021 Annual Conference of Inland Rivers, Ports & Terminals (IRPT) is moving forward in person beginning October 18th in Biloxi, Mississippi. IRPT is extending its early bird registration rate. Early bird registration deadline is September 15, 2021… just two weeks! Please take advantage of this cost savings and register today. You can access the…

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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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