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IRPT 2020 Conference: April 20-22 in Little Rock, Arkansas

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IRPT would like to officially announce and congratulate the first class of the Inland Port Executives

Inland rivers, Ports & Terminals would like to officially announce and congratulate the first class of the Inland Port Executives. Graduates of the first Inland Port Executive class are: Ed Weilbacher, Kaskaskia Regional Port District, IL Branden Criman, Maritime Administration Mandi Brink, Southeast Missouri Port Authority, MO Dennis Wilmsmeyer, America’s Central Port, IL Susan Taylor,…
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Marine Highway Project Webinar

Maritime Administration will hold a Marine Highway Project webinar today from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Eastern time / 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Central time. The purpose of the webinar is to provide guidance and information for future submissions of Marine Highway Project applications for designation. The agenda includes: Welcome and introductions Short Marine…
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Container on Barge Update

By now, many of you have attended the recent IRPT Basin Meetings. Of particular interest during those meetings was the discussion surrounding container on barge (COB). If you missed the basin meetings, a brief recap is below. There are different types of moves we are currently seeing throughout the inland river system: 1. Domestic moves: The…
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Exciting News from Inland Rivers, Ports and Terminals (IRPT)!

October 11th: I would like to share with you some of the biggest news yet from IRPT. On December 13th, 2016, Inland Rivers, Ports & Terminals (IRPT) will be signing a Memorandum of Understanding with the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) in Panama. This Memorandum of Understanding is important to all of our inland river ports,…
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