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.
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 […]
Kari Pfau Estes of Jeffersonville has been appointed to the Ports of Indiana Commission. Estes’s family business, George Pfau Son’s Co., was founded in 1869 and is in its fifth generation of family leadership, according to a statement from the office of Gov. Eric Holcomb. Estes earned her bachelor’s degree from Miami University and masters […]
The Ports of Indiana has signed an agreement to extend the option to purchase land near Lawrenceburg in southeastern Indiana on the Ohio River, which could serve as the state’s fourth port. The Ports of Indiana in September 2017 entered an agreement to buy up to 725 acres of land once occupied by the American […]
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 […]
A new study released by the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Seaway maritime industry shows Indiana plays a major role in cargo shipping on the Great Lakes. The Great Lakes shoreline spans more than 4,800 miles in the U.S., with only 45 miles of that in Indiana. Even with less than 1 percent of the […]