Oakley’s St. Louis facility is located as far north as possible without being subject to winter freezing, but just far enough south to avoid increased transportation rates associated with the lock and dam system near St. Louis. The location also offers excellent proximity to five interstates and all class one railroads. Together, these factors offer…

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With budgets shrinking and limited resources available for investing in our infrastructure, IRPT and its members work with federal agencies to maximize our river management services. And while we applaud the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for their performance, the economic impact of the River is at threat. A holistic long-term approach should be explored…

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Due to COVID-19, the International Association of Maritime Port Executives (IAMPE) has announced that they will be running two courses over Zoom in 2020. The Inland Maritime Port Manager course will run from 17-20 August 2020, and a Maritime Port Manager course will run 21-24 September. Each course will be held in four, half-day segments.  Each day will be…

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Superior Lidgerwood Mundy, “SLM”, is a 150-year-old family-owned and operated original equipment manufacturing company. Our company specializes in the design, production, and integration of mechanical machinery, with extensive industry experience in winch and hoist systems. SLM equipment is designed to industry accepted ANSI and ASME standards and is paired with state-of-the-art controls to uniquely match…

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In 1859, a group of businessmen located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania formed The Pittsburgh Coal Exchange to promote the safety, health and transportation of the area’s abundant coal supply. This organization grew and evolved; in 1967, the Waterways Association of Pittsburgh was chartered. Throughout the years, the focus changed from coal to steel to steel by-product.…

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Inland Rivers Ports & Terminals, Inc. (IRPT) writes to request that the Committee advise the U.S. Secretary of Transportation, through the Maritime Administrator, of the Committee’s support for private terminal eligibility for federal funding opportunities independent of a public sponsor. IRPT advocates this stronger support of the inland waterways since the economic development along those…

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Matagorda County Navigation District No. 1 is a Special District formed in 1940 and authorized by the Texas State Legislature to promote commercial and recreational fishing, maintain a navigable waterway and to protect the coastal environment. When MCND#1 was initially organized, our stated mission was to provide a safe harbor for the boats that use…

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Strategically located at mile marker 530 of the Intracoastal Waterway, Rockport Terminals is a privately owned, multi-modal port facility with direct connections to water, highway, rail, and pipeline which provides our customers with a unique competitive advantage. Being directly connected to the Intracoastal Waterway, B-Highway-35, and the end of the rail track gives Rockport Terminals…

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From the beginning, LJA Engineering stood out by recognizing the importance of quality engineering solutions amid a culture of visionary leadership and collaborative delivery. We are firmly grounded in our mission: To establish LJA in our chosen disciplines as the premier engineering firm in Texas by providing high quality, innovative, and cost-effective services to our…

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