IRPT Arkansas, White, Ouachita and Red Rivers Basin Meeting, Sponsored By: Anvil Attachments and 5R Enterprises. Join us for a webinar on Aug 04, 2020 at 10:00 AM CDT. Please register here: Register now! IRPT is a trade association for the nation’s inland waterway, port, and terminal professionals. Our mission is to provide a platform…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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