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Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor plans for major growth after landmark year

[March 8, 2018] PORTAGE, Ind. – The Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor completed a landmark year in 2017 and is poised for significant future growth as a result of several historic

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Pink barge “Big Hope 1” promotes cancer research on first visit to Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor

[February 19, 2018] PORTAGE, Ind. – The Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor welcomes a unique visitor today. Big Hope 1, a bright pink barge owned by Ceres Barge Line, makes its

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Ports of Indiana completes unprecedented four-year growth run

[February 14, 2018] INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The Ports of Indiana handled 11.8 million tons in 2017, resulting in a 5 percent increase from 2016 and the second-highest annual shipment total

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Port of Indiana-Mount Vernon records all-time high cargo shipments

[February 8, 2018] MOUNT VERNON, Ind. – The Port of Indiana-Mount Vernon handled more cargo in 2017 than any port in the 57-year history of Indiana’s port system. This was

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Ports of Indiana hires East Coast port executive with Indiana roots to lead Jeffersonville port

[February 1, 2018] JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. – A former North Carolina Ports executive with Indiana-ties has been named port director for the Port of Indiana-Jeffersonville. Jeff Miles, a born-and-raised Hoosier and

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Indiana Jeffersonville and Mount Vernon ports are certified as ‘AT&T Fiber Ready’

[November 8, 2017] JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. – Leaders from AT&T* and the Ports of Indiana joined local elected officials and business leaders today at the Port of Indiana-Jeffersonville to announce that

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Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor receives congressional support for $19.7M expansion

[October 31, 2017] PORTAGE, Ind. – U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao has confirmed the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor will receive one of the nation’s 10 FASTLANE small project

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Ports of Indiana shipments up 10% in first nine months of 2017

[October 26, 2017] INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Shipments during the first nine months of 2017 at the Ports of Indiana were up more than 10 percent compared to the same time

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Governor Holcomb appoints Monica Newhouse-Rodriguez and Michael Browning to Ports of Indiana Commission

[October 11, 2017] INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Indiana Governor Eric J. Holcomb has appointed Monica Newhouse-Rodriguez and Michael Browning to the Ports of Indiana Commission. Newhouse-Rodriguez is managing principal of Newhouse

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Governor welcomes world’s 5th largest steelmaker to Indiana as POSCO opens facility at Jeffersonville port

[Sept 22, 2017] JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. – Indiana Governor Eric J. Holcomb welcomed one of the world’s top steelmakers to Indiana today as POSCO opened its new plant at the Port

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