Energy and agriculture port on the Ohio River
Regional Hub, Major Gateway
Ports of Indiana-Mount Vernon handles more cargo than any other port in the state. With close proximity to the confluence of the Ohio and Mississippi rivers, it serves as a major gateway for agricultural, energy, and manufacturing industries.
Proximity to Manufacturing
Ports of Indiana-Mount Vernon Annual CARGO*
Ports of Indiana-Mount Vernon is the closest major port to the median center of the U.S. population and the confluence of the Mississippi and Ohio rivers. One of the largest inland ports in the country by size and by shipping volume, it is well-positioned for future growth.
Mount Vernon Infrastructure
In addition to being a top tonnage port for barge and rail shipments on the Ohio River, Ports of Indiana-Mount Vernon provides specialized cargo handling services and expansive storage facilities.
- 53,000 square foot transit shed
- 60-ton dual-lift overhead crane
- On-site rail storage for 200 cars
- Piers for transloading bulk products and heavy lift cargo
- Designated Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ #177)
MULTIMODAL BIG CARGO
Ports of Indiana-Mount Vernon ANNUAL TRAFFIC
We support one of the richest grain and fertilizer markets in the world, as well as the energy sector’s extensive coal reserves. The port companies provide processing, warehousing, distribution, bulk handling and grain storage.
MAJOR CARGO: corn, wheat, coal, ethanol, fertilizer, limestone, pig iron, steel coils, salt, soybean products, milo, steel slabs, cement, dried distillers grain, talc, coke, heavy lift cargo.
More than 600 acres are available for development out of nearly 1,240 acres of land at Ports of Indiana-Mount Vernon. The largest available parcel is a contiguous 544-acre site, which is one of the largest parcels available in our three port system.
Ports of Indiana-Mount Vernon
Local Tax Revenue
Annual Jobs Created
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We appreciate the flexibility that we have being at the Ports of Indiana. The ability to utilize the different modes of transportation is something valuable to all organizations that work with logistics like we do.”