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Navigation Notice: Upper Mississippi River

Upper Mississippi River

Navigation Notice: Upper Mississippi River

UMR WAP Zone 28 (Port of St. Louis, MM 185.4-160.1) and Zone 29 (Chester to Meramec River, MM 160.0-109.9) will go into ACTION phase this evening. At 1900 this evening, Sector UMR will begin broadcasting the following BNM based on WAP provisions: HIGH WATER ACTION THE FOLLOWING ZONES ARE IN HIGH WATER ACTION PHASE IN…

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Navigation Notice: Upper Mississippi

USACE St Louis is currently modifying some of the river training structures (dikes) between UM99 and UM101. The changes are primarily modifications to existing dikes to create a more diverse habitat for marine life. The changes are not expected to substantially impact the navigational channel. The .nob files attached can be viewed on Rosepoint ECS…

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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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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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Central Gulf ports augmenting cargo terminal infrastructure

Central Gulf ports augmenting cargo terminal infrastructure By: Paul Scott Abbott | Issue #666 | Mar 26 2018 at 03:36 PM | Channel(s): Ports & Terminals  Ports With terminal expansions moving forward at most of the region’s ports, the central Gulf region is readying to meet burgeoning demands of cargo interests. The region appears to have favor in Washington, as the only two…

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New Nova ethylene terminal on the Mississippi

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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Marion Iowa Facility Expansion

March 16, 2018: The Gazette (full link below) Timberline Manufacturing plans expansion in Marion Timberline Manufacturing in Marion plans to double its production space in the city and add 56 people to its payroll. The company announced Friday that it wants to build a new 85,000-square-foot production space at 1029 Blairs Ferry Rd., adjacent to…

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Port Milwaukee Cargo Volume Grows in 2017

Port Milwaukee Cargo Volume Grows in 2017 As Vessel Visits Climb Nearly 10% A significant increase in the quantity of dry bulk cargo moving through Port Milwaukee pushed annual cargo volumes past the previous year’s totals according to unaudited numbers shared with the Board of Harbor Commissioners on Thursday. Categories such as limestone, salt, and…

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