Ingram gets two new towboats

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Port of Little Rock marks 50th anniversary of MKARNS

The Port of Little Rock hosted a panel in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the McClellan-Kerr Navigation System, featuring special guests U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg, who took part virtually, Mayor Frank Scott Jr., and Port Executive Director Bryan Day. Full Article

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Louisiana SmartPort program gets CARES Act boost

This EDA grant, to be matched with $1.4 million in state funds and $26,000 in local funds, is expected to create 31 jobs, retain 64 jobs, and generate $2 million in private investment. Full Article

Ingram brings two new vessels into fleet

Ingram Marine Group, along with Cenac Marine Services, Main Iron Works and other stakeholders, last week held a ceremony christening the M/V Adrienne M. Moore and honoring the M/V Tom Cornwell. Full Article

NOAA begins sunsetting process for raster and paper charts

When NOAA announced that it would be phasing out traditional paper nautical charts this year, coastal tug and passenger vessel crews were ready for the most part. The same can’t be said, necessarily, about the more customary inland towboat sector, although there is a solution for them. Full Article

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