Giving the Port of Indiana – Burns Harbor more capacity to handle additional cargo and at the same time reduce its environmental impact will be the result once nearly $20 million in improvements are completed.
The Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor will host Indiana’s first Navy vessel commissioning ceremony for the new littoral combat ship USS Indianapolis on Oct. 26.
Commitment to environmental stewardship lands Ports of Indiana Green Marine designation.
The Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor was awarded for its voluntary actions taken in 2018 to improve air quality in Northwest Indiana.
Port representatives, including CEO Vanta Coda and Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor Port Director Ian Hirt, joined volunteers representing businesses at the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor, the Wildlife Habitat Council and the U.S. Forest Service in early May to plant several dozen deciduous and coniferous trees at the port.
For his work to build up use of inland waterways for shipping, the Inland Rivers Ports and Terminals Inc., during its recent annual conference in Baton Rouge, La., presented its inaugural lifetime achievement award to retired Ports of Indiana CEO Rich Cooper.
The Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor is continuing its partnership with Federal Marine Terminals, the port’s long-time marine terminal operating company, through 2023. “FMT has been a vital collaborator with the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor since 1999,” Port Director Ian Hirt said in a statement. “This consolidated operating agreement underscores FMT’s commitment to the greater northwest […]
Increased shipments of steel, coal, soy products and grain through Indiana’s three-port system in 2018 led to a record-setting year for the Ports of Indiana. The Ports of Indiana, which includes the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor, the Port of Indiana-Jeffersonville and the Port of Indiana-Mount Vernon, handled 14.8 million tons of cargo last year, a […]
INDIANAPOLIS – The American Metal Market has named Ports of Indiana the Logistics/Transportation Provider of the Year for 2018. The ninth annual Awards for Steel Excellence were recently announced at AMM’s Steel Awards dinner, held in conjunction with the global Steel Success Strategies XXXIII Conference in New York. “This is an extraordinary honor for our […]
High demand for coal and agricultural products resulted in a record six-month period for the Port of Indiana-Mount Vernon. The Ports of Indiana reported about 4.7 million tons of cargo moved through the port between January and June, an increase of 36 percent when compared to the same period last year. Record shipments included maritime […]