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IRPT Illinois River Basin Meeting

IRPT Illinois River Basin Meeting, Sponsored By: Howell Tractor and CTLC Join us for a webinar on Sep 3, 2020 at 10:00 AM CDT. Please register here: Register now! IRPT is a trade association for the nation’s inland waterway, port, and terminal professionals. Our mission is to provide a platform for inland river port and terminal…
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Illinois River Tonnage: 10 Year Average

Tonnage data has been compiled for the fiscal year 2018 from data acquired by the Waterborne Commerce Statistics Center (WCSC). A 10-year average of the 2018 Illinois River tonnage is now available from 2009-2018. In reviewing the commodity data prepared by Dede Smith of Inland Rivers, Ports & Terminals, here are some of the highlights:…
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Introducing IRPT’s Mobile App

Inland Rivers, Ports & Terminals, Inc. (IRPT) has a mobile app that will allow us to push vital information regarding each of the basins to industry users. The ability to communicate quickly to all users of water transportation so they can make key decisions about operations in situations where scheduled or unscheduled maintenance activities and…
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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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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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