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Ouachita River Tonnage: 10 Year Average

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Ouachita River Tonnage: 10 Year Average

Tonnage data has been compiled for the fiscal year 2018 from data acquired by the Waterborne Commerce Statistics Center (WCSC). A 10-year average of the 2018 Ouachita River tonnage is now available from 2009-2018. In reviewing the commodity data prepared by Dede Smith of Inland Rivers, Ports & Terminals, here are some of the highlights:…

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Arkansas River Tonnage: 10 Year Average

Tonnage data has been compiled for the fiscal year 2018 from data acquired by the Waterborne Commerce Statistics Center (WCSC). A 10-year average of the 2018 Arkansas River tonnage is now available from 2009-2018. In reviewing the commodity data prepared by Dede Smith of Inland Rivers, Ports & Terminals, here are some of the highlights:…

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Introducing IRPT’s Mobile App

Inland Rivers, Ports & Terminals, Inc. (IRPT) has a mobile app that will allow us to push vital information regarding each of the basins to industry users. The ability to communicate quickly to all users of water transportation so they can make key decisions about operations in situations where scheduled or unscheduled maintenance activities and…

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President’s FY21 Budget: $114.7 Million for Little Rock District Projects

Douglas County Herald (full link below) The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Little Rock District, reports that the President’s Fiscal Year 2021 Budget includes $114.7 million in federal funding for the district’s civil works program. This is part of the $5.9 billion in discretionary funding for the Army Corps civil works program worldwide. The proposed…

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Sixty Years In The Making: The Little Rock Port Authority

One month into the new year, the Port of Little Rock was already breaking records as a part of its growth initiative when it handled more barges and tonnage in January compared to the same time last year. Not only is the port projecting this to be a trend throughout 2019, it is also steadfastly…

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3 TAKEAWAYS FROM THE KANSAS SOYBEAN EXPO

January 11, 2019: Successful Farming (full link below) 3 TAKEAWAYS FROM THE KANSAS SOYBEAN EXPO When it comes to inland waterway systems, you’re no doubt aware of the need to upgrade locks and dams system on the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers. Yet, the Arkansas River system, which serves Arkansas and Oklahoma, is a vital shipping…

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Growing Mkarns Region Needs Updated Water Infrastructure

Growing Mkarns Region Needs Updated Water Infrastructure September 2018 By Waterways Journal The McClellan–Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System (MKARNS) was the largest civil works project undertaken by the Corps at the time. It was originally authorized by Congress as early as July 24, 1946, in that year’s Rivers and Harbors Act (it was known as…

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Breaking News: IRPT signs Memorandum with USACE

Inland Rivers, Ports & Terminals and U.S. Army Corps, Institute of Water Resources sign Memorandum of Common Purpose Cindy Cutrera, Port of Morgan City and President of Inland Rivers, Ports & Terminals and Dr. Joe Manous, Jr., Director for the Institute of Water Resources (IWR) of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers signed the Memorandum…

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