Illinois International Port District (Port of Chicago)

The Illinois International Port District is located at the mouth of Lake Calumet and the Chicago River, The Illinois International Port District (Port of Chicago) offers shipping via the Great Lakes and inland river system. In addition, practically every barge carrier serves the Port terminals with all types of equipment such as open top, covered,…

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Mid-America Port Commission

Mid-America Port Commission is the largest port district on the Upper Mississippi and Illinois Rivers moving over 14,000,000 tons annually. The Mid-America Port Commission was established by a three-state compact between Illinois, Iowa and Missouri in 1999.  It is the only three-state port compact in the United States.  Twenty-six counties are included in the compact. …

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Middle River Marine 31st Street

Middle River Marine (MRM) at 31st Street in Chicago, IL offers barge loading and unloading (including heavy lift/project cargo), barge towing, shifting, fleeting, barge cleaning and repair and lock assistance on the Chicago Sanitary & Ship Canal.   Services provided at the 31st Street facility include: Marine, Barging & Towing Material & Aggregate Storage Material…

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Middle River Marine (Rock Creek, IL)

Located on the Illinois Waterway system in Joliet, Illinois, the future Rock Creek Terminal (currently under construction) will be strategically located near the intersection of Interstates 80 and 55. With direct river access and immediately adjacent to two major intermodal hubs, Rock Creek Terminal will be a cost-effective transload location for a variety of industrial,…

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Watco Chicago Marine Terminal

Watco is a leading transportation service and logistics company. Meeting customer needs on a day-today basis has enabled Watco to continually grow throughout our nearly 40-year history. Today, Watco provides transportation, material handling and warehousing, design and development, railcar repair, and logistics for customers throughout North America and Australia. For more information, visit watco.com. Primary…

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Chicago Port & Rail, LLC

Chicago Rail & Port LLC is a family owned and operated establishment formed by David Zenere, who has over 40 years of experience in the transportation industry. His company also known as Z-Force transportation allows Chicago Rail & Port LLC to transfer materials via truck without difficulty. Our products will consist of bulk material such…

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U.S. Department of Transportation announced small shipyard grants

Congratulations to IRPT Members, Mike’s Inc. and TPG Chicago Dry Dock as well as the numerous IRPT Members that helped them in the grant application process: June 10, 2019: U.S. Department of Transportation announces Small Shipyard Grants Today, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) announced $19.6 million in grants to support capital improvements…

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Illinois River Closures, Fish Barriers Are Top Concerns At IRCA

Illinois River Closures, Fish Barriers Are Top Concerns At IRCA September 2018 By David Murray click here to read more Scheduled closures of the Illinois River in 2019 and 2020 to repair aging locks were the topic of greatest concern for members of the Illinois River Carriers Association (IRCA), as the association held its third-quarter…

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BL Duke River Terminal

BL Duke River Terminal serves global supply chains from the great Midwest providing stevedoring, transloading, warehousing and final-mile logistics services. Conveniently located in Joliet, IL with access to the inland waterways, class  I rail, and major highway networks. Count on BL Duke to handle your break bulk commodities, finished goods, and project cargo safely, reliably,…

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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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