IRPT Annual Conference - April 23-25, 2019 - Baton Rouge, LA

Messages from Director

Inland Rivers, Ports & Terminals to Honor Industry Leaders

Contact: Miranda Cook mcook@irpt.net (618) 468-3011 Inland Rivers, Ports & Terminals to Honor Industry Leaders Baton Rouge, Louisiana – Inland Rivers, Ports & Terminals, Inc. (IRPT) is proud to announce that they will be honoring regional leaders of the inland river transportation system at its National Annual Meeting being held in Baton Rouge next month.…
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From our friends at National Waterways Conference News Alert – FY20 USACE Budget Released March 13, 2019

In a press conference at headquarters yesterday, the senior leaders of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers laid out the details of the FY2020 budget for the Civil Works program. On hand were the Honorable RD James, Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works); LTG Todd Semonite, Commanding General and Chief of Engineers; MG Scott…
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The Panama Canal Board of Directors has named their next Panama Canal Administrator

February 15, 2019 The Panama Canal Board of Directors announced today the selection of Dr. Ricaurte Vasquez Morales as the next Panama Canal Administrator. Dr. Vasquez will take office on September 4, 2019, succeeding current Administrator Jorge L. Quijano, who has been at the helm of the waterway since 2012. The decision was made by…
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Missouri River Stakeholders Meet with Corps, Coast Guard

Missouri River Stakeholders Meet with Corps, Coast Guard If there’s one thing Missouri River stakeholders want shippers to know, it’s that the river is open for business and has been for a long time. That statement was recurrent throughout the one-day meeting held in Kansas City, Mo., February 13.Approximately 150 attendees—the best-attended meeting for the…
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Save The Date – Missouri River Navigator’s Meeting

Save The Date – Missouri River Navigator’s Meeting February 12 & 13, 2019 February 12th: 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm:       Half Day meeting for Corps, US Coast Guard and Current Missouri River Navigators 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm:               IRPT Missouri River Basin meeting (RSVP required) 6:30 pm:                Industry Reception – Open to All February…
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USACE P3 Webinars: December 11 and 12

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) will be hosting a series of webinars on the establishment of a public private partnership (P3) pilot program. The webinars will address the request for information on conceptual P3s with USACE Civil Works projects that will be open to the public by January 2019. The Assistant Secretary of…
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Senate Bill to Equal Competition for Grant Funding

Senate Bill to Equal Competition for Grant Funding U.S. Senator Tom Carper (D-Del.) has introduced a bill (S.3587) to improve the nation’s freight systems by making key investments in ports, railways and intermodal hubs by changing the funding arrangements in the Nationally Significant Freight and Highway Projects Program, which was created as part of Fixing…
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IRPT Congratulates Accredited Marine Port Executives

Inland Rivers, Ports & Terminals (IRPT) congratulates our Members as part of the Accredited Marine Port Executives (AMPE) Class of 2018, Gold Standard for Port Executive Professional Certification. Paul Aucoin-AMPE, Port of South Louisiana; Dale Hymel-AMPE, Port of South Louisiana; Susan Taylor-AMPE, Port of St. Louis (MO) Authority; Crystal Hutchinson-AMPE, Louisiana International Gulf Transfer Terminal…
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Tonnage Reporting: IRPT Request for Information

Members, Through the historic Memorandum of Common Purpose recently signed by the Institute of Water Resources (U.S. Army Corps) and Inland Rivers, Ports and Terminals (more information below), it is our vision to navigate a path forward through strategic partnerships, such as with the Institute of Water Resources (IWR) for an accurate reporting system with…
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REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS AS TO PORT FACILITIES

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS AS TO PORT FACILITIES The Howard-Cooper County Regional Port Authority, (hereinafter called “Port”), is a Political Subdivision recognized under Chapter 68 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri. The statutory purpose is to increase volume of commerce in its port district which is Howard and Cooper County, Missouri.   ➢ The Port is…
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