NOTICE TO MARINERS LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER LNM 42-20   SECTION VII – GENERAL   MILE 900.3 – MILE 898.6 – CHANNEL CONDITION – UPDATE Shoaling has been reported between approximate Miles 900.3 and 898.6. It is recommended that mariners transiting the area, review the latest USACE surveys. Mariners are urged to exercise caution in the…

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Poinsett Rice & Grain, located on the Mississippi River, with facilities in Arkansas to include Osceola, Jonesboro, Waldenburg, Cherry Valley, and Diaz has immediate connections to Class 1 rail via Burlington Northern, trucking via Interstate 55, SH 140, and SH 61, and the ability to move containers making the export and import of commodities easily…

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The Port of Osceola, located on the Mississippi River, has immediate connections to Class 1 rail via Burlington Northern, trucking via Interstate 55, SH 140, and SH 61, and the Osceola Municipal Airport making the export and import of commodities easily accessible through multimodal transportation.  The Port of Osceola currently handles wheat, rice, soybeans, and…

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Situated at the confluence of the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers, the Mississippi County Port allows easy access to an infinite variety of raw materials and a cost-effective means of delivering finished products. Also, the port’s mid America location allows overnight truck delivery to 50 percent of the nation’s population. The Port Authority holds long-term leases (99…

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Avondale Marine, LLC, a joint venture between Virginia-based T. Parker Host and Illinois-based Hilco Redevelopment Partners, announced the purchase of the former Avondale shipyard site from Huntington Ingalls Industries on October 4, 2018. Avondale Marine plans to redevelop the 254-acre site as a world-scale logistics hub, revitalizing its crane, dock and terminal assets along nearly…

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Inland Rivers, Ports and Terminals, Inc.(IRPT) invites you to a Lower Mississippi River Basin meeting. The basin meeting is being held in conjunction with the Mississippi Water Resources Association Annual Conference.         Why: Provide platform for networking and discussion on river related issues affecting our region. Monday, October 22, 2018 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm Central …

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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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April 6, 2018: Trade & Industry Development (full link below) KY: Independent Stave to Build 220-Job, $66.5M Cooperage in Morehead Gov. Matt Bevin announced barrel manufacturer Independent Stave Co. will create 220 jobs for Kentuckians with a new $66.5 million cooperage in Morehead. “Independent Stave is a strong corporate partner to Kentucky with multiple locations…

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March 27, 2018: Chemical & Engineering News (full link below) Nova plans ethylene export terminal Canadian chemical maker Nova Chemicals is working with the oil and gas infrastructure firm Energy Transfer Partners to develop an ethylene export terminal on the U.S. Gulf Coast. The terminal would have the capacity to export 800,000 metric tons of…

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