Conference Recap - Baton Rouge, LA

Illinois River Basin

Chicago’s international port looks for funds to improve its facilities and attract more shipping business

June 3, 2019: Chicago Tribune (full link below) Most Chicagoans look at Lake Michigan and think recreation — a view and a beach, swimming and sailboats. But the lake is also the site of a major freshwater port that draws oceangoing ships from the St. Lawrence Seaway. The Port of Chicago is in need of…
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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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Inland Rivers, Ports and Terminals, Inc. (IRPT) invites you to an Illinois River Basin meeting.

Inland Rivers, Ports and Terminals, Inc. (IRPT) invites you to an Illinois River Basin meeting. The basin meeting is being held in conjunction with the Illinois River Carrier’s meeting. Why: Provide platform for networking and discussion on river related issues affecting our region. Tuesday, September 11th at 12:00 Central Par-A-Dice Hotel and Casino 21 Blackjack…
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St. Louis, Plaquemines Ports Ink MoU for Mississippi River Cooperation

St. Louis, Plaquemines Ports Ink MoU for Mississippi River Cooperation Posted by Joseph Keefe March 27, 2018 APH vessels are being designed in lengths of 592, 772, and 952 feet. The Vessels will carry from 1824 to 2960 TEUs and will travel north and south at twice the speed of barge lines or about 12-14 knots.…
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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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