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Executive Director of the Ports Association of Louisiana

Executive Director of the Ports Association of Louisiana DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF PAL EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR MANAGER The position of Executive Director of the Ports Association of Louisiana requires two distinct but interrelated functions: Association Management and Governmental Relations. The Executive Director will assume a primary role in the day-to-day operations, planning and programming, and use…
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NWC News Alert – Washington Update

NWC News Alert – Washington Update        June 11, 2018 FY18 Work Plan Released The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has released the work plan for fiscal year 2018. Enacted by Congress in March as the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018, the civil works program received $6.8 billion in federal funding, $789 million more than…
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ISFAC Update (Illinois Competitive Freight Program Awards)

ISFAC Update (Illinois Competitive Freight Program Awards) For Immediate Release Tuesday, June 5, 2018 Contact Rachel Bold Rachel.Bold@illinois.gov $241 million investment in freight mobility Move spurs local economies, enhances freight efficiency $241 million investment in projects that will improve the mobility of freight throughout the state and provide long-term benefits in congestion relief and economic…
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NWC News Alert – Washington Update

NWC News Alert – Washington Update • Senate water legislation • USACE Infrastructure Meetings • Section 7001 Request for Proposals The Senate’s “WRDA” To Be Released This Week The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee intends to release its version of WRDA tomorrow. Entitled the “America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018,” the bill includes traditional…
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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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Inland Rivers, Ports & Terminals 2018 Annual Conference

If you have not yet registered for the Inland Rivers, Ports & Terminals 2018 Annual Conference, time is running out so please do not delay. Simply access online registration here.
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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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NWC News Alert – Washington Update

NWC News Alert – Washington Update March 22, 2018 House and Senate negotiators have reached agreement on a massive spending bill to fund the federal government for the remainder of fiscal year 2018. The government has been operating on a series of continuing resolutions since October, and this agreement removes the uncertainty that arises from…
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U.S. Port-Related Projects Awarded $72.7 Million

March 15, 2018: Maritime Executive (full link below) U.S. Port-Related Projects Awarded $72.7 Million The U.S. Department of Transportation has announced its list of recipients for $500 million in discretionary grant funding for road, transit, maritime and rail projects in Round 9 of the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) program. Of the 41 projects…
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