Port of Indiana-Mount Vernon

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Port of Indiana

Port Overview

Port of Indiana-Mount Vernon is one of the largest inland ports in the country, handling more cargo than any other port in the state. Located near the median center of the U.S. population and only 153 miles from the confluence of the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers, the port serves agriculture, coal and manufacturing industries by connecting the Ohio River Valley Region of the Midwest to the world with year-round access to the Gulf of Mexico and Great Lakes through the Inland Waterways System. Read more

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Port of Indiana-Mount Vernon not only offers 12-month access to the Gulf of Mexico through the Inland Waterways System, it connects to North America’s rail network through Evansville Western Railway. With convenient access to I-64 and I-69, this facility is one of the nation’s leading maritime industrial parks. Read more

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Real Estate

As the largest public port near the convergence of the Ohio-Mississippi rivers and a top tonnage port for barge and rail shipments along the Ohio River, the Port of Indiana-Mount Vernon offers advanced logistical access to large industrial sites. Home to 13 companies, the port has more than 600 acres of greenfield industrial sites available for development. Read more

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Port of Indiana-Mount Vernon is designed to provide efficient transloading of cargo between water, rail and road. Typically, the port handles approximately six million tons of waterborne cargo each year, including grain, grain products, ethanol, dried distillers grains, coal, fertilizer, steel, minerals, cement and heavy lift cargo. Read more

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Port Directory

Port of Indiana-Mount Vernon has partnered with a group of companies that are recognized as innovators in their respective industries including transportation, grain merchandising and processing, coal transloading, ethanol production, fertilizer and cement distribution, minerals processing, cargo handling and more. Read more


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