IRPT Annual Conference - April 24-26, 2018 - Cincinnati, Ohio

IRPT Member News: Rich Diffley Joins Alter Logistics

IRPT Member News: Rich Diffley Joins Alter Logistics Rich Diffley has joined Alter Logistics Company, Bettendorf, IA as Vice President Operations. Rich is very active with Inland Rivers Ports & Terminals (IRPT) where he has served on the Board of Directors since 2012 representing the Upper Mississippi River Basin and has served with the St.…
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2018 IRPT Officers, Directors and Basin Meeting Schedule

In accordance with the by-laws of the organization, the 2018-2019 Officers and Directors were elected at the General Membership Meeting on April 24th in Cincinnati, Ohio. I am pleased to present to you the following Board of Directors for Inland Rivers, Ports & Terminals, Inc.: Officers: Chairman of the Board: Anthony Hauer, Natchez Adams County…
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Pink barge brings cancer awareness Marquis Energy donates $10,000 to Mary Crowley Cancer Research

HENNEPIN — A massive pink barge is bringing some color and cancer awareness to the area. The barge, called Big Hope 1, brings awareness to cancer research, and it’s currently sitting among Marquis Energy’s fleet in Hennepin. The business is donating $10,000 to Mary Crowley Cancer Research, said Danielle Anderson, executive assistant/director of public relations…
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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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LiebherrUSA announces 45million expansion 3-23-18

Liebherr to invest $45 million at its Newport News facility Liebherr invests $45 million in the expansion of its Newport News, Virginia, facility Liebherr continues to grow its operations in the United States Newport News, VA (USA) March 23, 2018 – Liebherr-International AG, the family owned company and one of the world’s largest manufacturers of…
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Ozinga celebrated its 90th anniversary as a family-owned and operated business

On March 2, 2018, Ozinga celebrated its 90th anniversary as a family-owned and operated business. Martin Ozinga Sr. started the company in 1928 as a single horse-and-buggy operation in Evergreen Park, Ill., but it grew into a leading provider of concrete, aggregate materials, and energy solutions in multiple states with a network of barges, boats, rail, and its well-known…
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Ozinga celebrates 90 years

On March 2, 2018, Ozinga celebrated its 90th anniversary as a family-owned and operated business. Martin Ozinga Sr. started the company in 1928 as a single horse-and-buggy operation in Evergreen Park, Ill., but it grew into a leading provider of concrete, aggregate materials, and energy solutions in multiple states with a network of barges, boats,…
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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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