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Ports of Indiana Welcomes Two New Hires

McCoy Named Burns Harbor Port Director, Fifer Fills New Planning and Project Delivery Role INDIANAPOLIS (April 8, 2021) – Ports of Indiana announced today that it has hired Ryan McCoy

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Mount Vernon Port Director to Retire from Ports of Indiana

Wilzbacher is Longest-serving Port Director MOUNT VERNON, Ind. (April 2, 2021) – Ports of Indiana today announced that Phil Wilzbacher will retire from the Ports of Indiana, effective April 20.

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Ports of Indiana Seeks General Cargo Terminal Operator at Jeffersonville Port

First Opportunity Available in 40 Years INDIANAPOLIS (Feb. 9, 2021) – For the first time in over 40 years, the general cargo dock at the Ports of Indiana-Jeffersonville will be

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Hirt Resigns as Port Director of Ports of Indiana-Burns Harbor

Executive Team to Lead the Search for New HireINDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Jan. 22, 2021) — Ports of Indiana today announced that Ian Hirt has resigned after four years as port director

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Ports of Indiana Promotes Hermer to Chief Operating Officer, Hall Joins as General Counsel

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Nov. 17, 2020) — Ports of Indiana is pleased to announce the promotion of Andrea Hermer from general counsel to chief operating officer, along with the addition of

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Federal Maritime Administration Awards $4 Million to Ports of Indiana

Grant to Fund Multimodal Bulk Storage Facility Conversion at Burns HarborPORTAGE, Ind. (Oct. 27, 2020) – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) has awarded Ports of Indiana $4

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Governor Holcomb Announces Potential Port Purchase Agreement Withdrawn

INDIANAPOLIS (Sept. 17, 2020)– Gov. Eric J. Holcomb today announced the state will not move forward with plans to purchase land near Lawrenceburg that was under consideration as a potential

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Port of Indiana handling cargo for $1 billion Michigan power plant

Six ships carrying over 600 pieces to be one of largest shipments in port history PORTAGE, Ind. (August 25, 2020) –Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor is handling the primary shipments for

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Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor Sails Into 50th Anniversary of Grand Opening

A History of Record-breaking Numbers and Events PORTAGE, Ind. – (July 17, 2020) – Today marks the 50th Anniversary of the Grand Opening of the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor, the

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Ports of Indiana earns U.S. Marine Highway Grant for developing steel barge shuttle at Jeffersonville port

JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (June 17, 2020) – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) has awarded a Marine Highway Grant to the Ports of Indiana for developing a steel barge

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